Required minimum clearances for combustibles
For servicing access, a 2ft clearance is
recommended to the front cover.
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The following specialized tools may be required if converting
from natural gas to LP:
Combustion Gas Analyzer (in case of gas type conversion
and/or combustion noise troubleshooting)
Please follow these instructions. Failure to follow
instructions may result in:
▶ Damage or injury.
▶ Improper operation.
▶ Loss of warranty.
▶ The water heater must be installed by a
qualified installer in accordance with
these instructions. If improperly
installed, a hazardous condition such as
explosion or carbon monoxide
poisoning could result. Bosch
Thermotechnology Corp. is not
responsible for improperly installed
Common installation practice is to first
determine the path and method of venting,
then design the piping layout.
Proper location for installing your heater
Carefully select the location of the water heater. For your safety
and for proper heater operation, you must provide combustion
air to the heater and properly vent the exhaust gases.
Follow the guidelines below:
▶ 1. Locate the heater where venting, gas and plumbing
connections are feasible and convenient.
▶ 2. The hot water lines should be kept short and insulated to
save energy. It is recommended to locate the water heater
as close as practical to the most frequently used hot water
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