Installation Requirements; Tools And Parts; Location Requirements - Whirlpool WEFV08S-1A Installation Instructions Manual

Variable speed electric furnace
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These instructions are intended to be a general guide and do not
supersede any local or national codes. Installation must conform
with the local building codes and with the latest editions of the
National Electric Code.
Read the entire instruction manual before starting the installation.
All models are designed for indoor installations only.
The unit is shipped from the factory completely assembled to be
configured for upflow, counterflow, right to left or left to right air
flow depending on the installation.
Do not remove the cabinet knockouts until it has been
determined which knockouts will need to be removed for the
The electric furnace may be used with an optional modular
evaporator coil (WME) in upflow, counterflow, or horizontal
applications. See "Airflow Configuration Options" for acceptable
system configurations. The mounting plates and the necessary
hardware to connect the electric furnace and modular evaporator
coil cabinets together are included with this product.
An optional electric heater may be installed in this cabinet.
Select the final installation position which best suits the site
conditions. Select any accessories that are to be included in the
installation. Consider required clearances for the accessories to
be used and the access space, filters, duct work, wiring, and
service accessibility. For the electric heater accessory, refer to
the electric heater rating plate for specific information regarding
electrical supply.

Tools and Parts

Assemble the required tools and parts before starting installation.
Read and follow the instructions provided with any tools listed
Tools Needed:
¹⁄₄ in. Nut driver
Parts Needed:
Check local codes and HVAC supplier. Check existing electrical
supply, and read "Electrical Requirements," "Location
Requirements," and "Install Duct Work."
UL listed wire nuts

Location Requirements

Explosion Hazard
Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as
gasoline, away from electric furnace.
Place electric furnace so that heating elements are at
least 18 inches (46 cm) above the floor for a garage
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death,
explosion, or fire.
Adjustable wrench
Tape measure

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