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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Use only with type of gas approved for this furnace.
Refer to the furnace rating plate.
Install this furnace only in a location and position
as specified in the Location Requirements section
of these instructions.
Provide adequate combustion and ventilation air to
the furnace space as specified in the "Venting
Requirements" section of these instructions.
Combustion products must be discharged outdoors.
Connect this furnace to an approved vent system
only, as specified in the "Venting Requirements"
section of these instructions.
Never test for gas leaks with an open flame. Use a
commercially available soap solution made specif-
ically for the detection of leaks to check all connec-
tions, as specified in the "Make Gas Connections"
section of these instructions.
Adequate clearance must be provided around the
vent-air intake terminals.
Always install furnace to operate within the furnace's
intended temperature-rise range with a duct system
which has an external static pressure within the
allowable range, as specified in the "Complete
Installation" section of these instructions. See
furnace rating plate.
The California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act requires the Governor of California to publish a list
of substances known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm, and
requires businesses to warn of potential exposure to such substances.
WARNING: This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or
other reproductive harm.
This appliance can cause low-level exposure to some of the substances listed, including benzene, formaldehyde,
carbon monoxide, toluene, and soot.
ADDITIONAL SAFETY INFORMATION
In the State of Massachusetts, the following installation instructions apply:
Installations and repairs must be performed by a qualified or licensed contractor, plumber, or gasfitter qualified or
licensed by the State of Massachusetts.
If using a ball valve, it shall be a T-handle type.
A flexible gas connector, when used, must not exceed 3 feet.
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When a furnace is installed so that supply ducts
carry air circulated by the furnace to areas outside
the space containing the furnace, the return air
shall also be handled by duct(s) sealed to the
furnace casing and terminating outside the space
containing the furnace.
A gas-fired furnace for installation in a residential
garage must be installed as specified in the
"Location Requirements" section of these
instructions.
The furnace is not to be used for temporary heating
of buildings or structures under construction.
The furnace shall be installed so the electrical
components are protected from water.
Furnaces for indoor installation on combustible
flooring shall not be installed directly on carpeting,
tile or other combustible material other than wood
flooring.

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