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White Mountain Hearth 1 Installation Instructions And Owner's Manual

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The Tahoe Direct Vent Zero Clearance Gas
Fireplace Heater
Installer:
Leave this manual with the appliance.
Consumer: Retain this manual for future reference.
WARNING: If the information in these instruc-
tions are not followed exactly, a fire or explosion
may result causing property damage, personal
injury or loss of life.
— Do not store or use gasoline or other flamma-
ble vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or
any other appliance.
— WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS
Do not try to light any appliance.
Do not touch any electrical switch; do not
use any phone in your building.
Immediately call your gas supplier from a
neighbor's phone. Follow the gas suppli-
er's instructions.
If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call
the fire department.
— Installation and service must be performed by
a qualified installer, service agency or the gas
supplier.

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

OWNER'S MANUAL
GAS-FIRED
AND
DIRECT VENT
GAS FIREPLACE HEATER
MODEL SERIES
MILLIVOLT
DVD32FP3(0,1,2,3)(N,P)-1
DVD36FP3(0,1,2,3)(N,P)-1
DVD42FP3(0,1,2,3)(N,P)-1
DVD48FP3(0,1,2,3)(N,P)-1
DIRECT IGNITION
DVD32FP5(0,1,2,3)N-2
DVD36FP5(0,1,2,3)N-2
DVD42FP5(0,1,2,3)N-2
DVD48FP5(0,1,2,3)N-2
UL FILE NO. MH30033
This appliance may be installed in an aftermarket,
permanently located, manufactured home (USA only)
or mobile home, where not prohibited by state or local
codes.
This appliance is only for use with the type of gas
indicated on the rating plate. This appliance is not
convertible for use with other gases, unless a certified
kit is used.
WARNING: If not installed, operated and
maintained in accordance with the manufacturer's in-
structions, this product could expose you to substances
in fuel or from fuel combustion which can cause death
or serious illness.
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  • Page 1: Installation Instructions

    DIRECT VENT MODEL SERIES MILLIVOLT DVD32FP3(0,1,2,3)(N,P)-1 DVD36FP3(0,1,2,3)(N,P)-1 DVD42FP3(0,1,2,3)(N,P)-1 DVD48FP3(0,1,2,3)(N,P)-1 DIRECT IGNITION DVD32FP5(0,1,2,3)N-2 DVD36FP5(0,1,2,3)N-2 DVD42FP5(0,1,2,3)N-2 DVD48FP5(0,1,2,3)N-2 Page 1...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Section Page Important Safety Information ... 3 Safety Information for Users of LP Gas ... 4 Requirements for Massachusetts ... 5 Introduction ... 6 Specifications ... 7 Fireplace Dimensions ... 8 Clearances ... 9 Locating Fireplace ... 10 Gas Supply ...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Information

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION Before enclosing the vent pipe assembly, operate the appliance to ensure it is venting properly. DO NOT OPERATE THIS APPLIANCE WITHOUT GLASS FRONT PANEL INSTALLED • If this appliance is installed directly on carpeting, tile or other combustible material other than wood flooring the appliance shall be installed on a metal or wood panel extending the full width and depth of the appliance.
  • Page 4: Safety Information For Users Of Lp Gas

    SAFETY INFORMATION FOR USERS OF LP GAS Propane (LP-Gas) is a flammable gas which can cause fires and explosions. In its natural state, propane is odorless and colorless. You may not know all the following safety precautions which can protect both you and your family from an accident.
  • Page 5: Requirements For Massachusetts

    The sign shall read, in print size no less than one-half (1/2) inch in size, “GAS VENT DIRECTLY BELOW. KEEP CLEAR OF ALL OBSTRUCTIONS”.
  • Page 6: Introduction

    fitter in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The installation must conform with local codes or, in the absence of local codes, with the National Fuel Gas Code ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54* Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code, or CSA B149.1 in Canada.
  • Page 7: Specifications

    DVD32 DVD36 18,000 20,000 14,000 14,000 #46 (.081") 2.10 mm P-254 P-288 1/16" (1.6 mm) 1/16" (1.6 mm) #56 (.0465") #55 (.052") P-287 P-182 1/4" (6.3 mm) 5/16" (7.9 mm) 32 3/4" (832 mm) 32 3/4"(832 mm) 34" (864 mm) 37"...
  • Page 8: Fireplace Dimensions

    DVD42 34" 37" 864 mm 940 mm 1092 mm 31" 34" 787 mm 864 mm 1016 mm 23 1/16" 23 1/16" 25 1/16" 585 mm 585 mm 636 mm 35 5/8" 35 5/8" 37 5/8" 905 mm 905 mm 956 mm 32 3/4"...
  • Page 9: Clearances

    fireplace. The flow of heat can ignite combustibles. Note: When using Empire EMBF, UMC, and UMF Series Full Mantels with DVD32 and DVD36 Series Fireplaces, combustible clearance may be reduced to 1" clearance from top edge of fire- place face. 23552-4-0408 CLEARANCES Mantel Chart (Figure 3) 12”...
  • Page 10: Locating Fireplace

    LOCATING FIREPLACE CORNER CABINET INSTALLATION INSTALLATION ISLAND FLUSH WALL INSTALLATION INSTALLATION ANGLED CORNER INSTALLATION ROOM DIVIDER INSTALLATION Note: Island (C) and Room Divider (D) installation is possible as long as the horizontal portion of the vent system (H) does not exceed 20 feet with a minimum vertical run of 8 feet.
  • Page 11: Gas Supply

    1/2 psig (3.5 kPa). Attention! If one of the procedures results in pressures in excess of 1/2 psig (14" w.c.) (3.5 kPa) on the fireplace gas valve, it will result in a hazardous condition. Checking Manifold Pressures Both Propane and Natural gas valves have a built-in pressure regulator in the gas valve.
  • Page 12: Rear Vent Conversion/Vent Systems

    When switching out the flue and inlet vent collars to run horizontally off the rear vent, the following steps must be taken. 1. Remove the inlet vent collar (8 screws) and flue collar (4 screws) from the top of the fireplace, and set to the side.
  • Page 13: Installation

    Vent Pipe Clearance Note: Maintain one inch (1") of clearance around vertical vent pipe. See Fig. 9. For horizontal vent, maintain a minimum 1" clearance to the bottom and sides of the vent, and 3" clearance to combustibles above the vent pipe. See Fig. 10...
  • Page 14 The fireplace must extend 3/4" beyond finished wall surface when using a flush mount mantel. Refer to Figure 11 to locate nailing flanges on fireplace sides. Mark and drill two (2) 1/8" holes into fireplace side to mount each nailing flange. Use eight (8) 1/2"...
  • Page 15 (If the fan option is used.) The appliance can be mounted on any of the following surfaces: 1. A flat, hard combustible (burnable) surface. 2. A raised wooden platform. 3. Four (4) corner supports. (Example: Four (4) concrete masonry blocks.) These supports must be positioned so they contact all...
  • Page 16 " A" PIPE LENGTH WALL FIRESTOP/ THIMBLE "A" "B" 6" 5 1/8" to 6 1/2" DVD 32,36,42,48 (130 mm to 165 mm) 9" 8 1/8" to 9 1/2" DVD 32,36,42 (206 mm to 241 mm) 12" 11 1/8" to 12 1/2"...
  • Page 17 Figure 18 WALL FIRESTOP/ THIMBLE DVD32 DVD36 "B" "B" 4" to 5 1/2" 4" to 5" (102 mm to 127 mm) 6" to 7 1/2" 6" to 7 1/2" (152 mm to 191 mm) 9" to 10 1/2" 9" to 10 1/2"...
  • Page 18: Venting Fireplace-Top Vent

    VENTING FIREPLACE - TOP To Use the Vent Graph (Figure 20) 1. Determine the height of the center of the horizontal vent pipe. Using this dimension on the Sidewall Vent Graph, locate the point it intersects with the slanted graph line.
  • Page 19 TYPICAL BASEMENT INSTALLATION Figure 21 Examples of possible venting systems using one (1) 90° elbow. Eight (8) feet is listed as minimum vertical vent run with 20 feet of maximum horizontal vent run. Vertical dimensions are based on centerline to centerline of pipe.
  • Page 20 9" (229mm) to any wall running parallel to vent termination. (See Figure 25) CENTER OF ELBOW STRAIGHT OUT (MINIMUM) "C" "D" 6" 9 1/8" (152 mm) (232 mm) 6" 9 1/8" (152 mm) (232 mm) 6"...
  • Page 21 EXAMPLES - TOP VENT RUN 24” 24” MINIMUM CLEARANCE TO COMBUSTIBLES Figure 28 Figure 27 Figure 29 23552-4-0408 Page 21...
  • Page 22: Venting Fireplace-Rear Vent

    Unacceptable vertical and horizontal vent run. Note: When rear venting unit, adjust air shutter from 1/16" open up to between 1/8" and 3/16" for NAT gas. Adjust air shutter from 1/4" open to between 5/16" and 3/8" for LP gas. (DIMENSIONS IN FEET)
  • Page 23 EXAMPLES - REAR VENT RUN Figure 31 Figure 32 23552-4-0408 Model Maximum Pipe Length H1 DVD32 24" DVD36 24" DVD42 18" DVD48 Model Maximum Pipe Length H1 DVD32 24" DVD36 24" DVD42 24" DVD48 6" Figure 33 Figure 34 Page 23...
  • Page 24: Termination Clearances

    Figure 35 Vertical Sidewall Installations Important! Minimum clearance between vent pipes and combustible materials is three (3") (76 mm) on top, and (1") (25 mm) on bottom and sides. Important! When vent termination exits through foundation less than 20" below siding outcrop, the vent pipe must extend outward so that the horizontal vent terminal is located flush to, or beyond the outcrop siding.
  • Page 25: Vent Clearances

    (305 mm) minimum for appliances ≤ 100,000 BTU/Hr (30 36 inches (914 mm) minimum for appliances > 100,000 BTU/Hr (30 kW)] clearance to a mechanical air supply inlet [* 6 feet (1.89 m) minimum] †clearance above paved sidewalk or a paved driveway located on public property [*7 feet (2.13 m) minimum]...
  • Page 26: Vent System Identification

    (MAXIMUM OF THREE 90 ELBOWS) (MAXIMUM OF TWO 90 ELBOWS) ecial Venting Components (Simpson Duravent) See Empire Comfort Systems Retail Price List for Simpson Duravent part numbers and pricing. Special DV Vent Kits Available from Empire Comfort Systesm, Inc. dealers DVVK-4FV Vertical Flex Vent Kit 4"...
  • Page 27: Framing And Finishing

    There MUST BE a 3 inch clearance to combustibles above 6 5/8 inch diameter pipe and elbows and 1 inch clearance on both sides and bottom of 6 5/8 inch pipe to combustibles on all horizontal pipe sections and elbows.
  • Page 28 Vertical Firestops (Figures 40, 41 and 42) Vertical runs of this system which pass through ceilings require the use of ONE (1) ceiling firestop at the hole in each ceiling through which the vent passes. Position a plumb bob directly over the center of the vertical vent component and mark the ceiling to establish the center point of the vent.
  • Page 29: Horizontal Termination

    HORIZONTAL TERMINATION NOTE: Termination cap should pass through the wall firestop from the exterior of the building. Adjust the termination cap to its final exterior position on the building. WARNING: Termination cap must be positioned so that arrow is pointing up. Attach the termination cap with the four wood screws provided.
  • Page 30 See Figure 47. Installing Wall Thimble/Firestop Assembly 1. Fix fireplace to permanent location. If using rigid venting system, install up to the location where it will exit the building. 2. Cut hole in wall for wall thimble/firestop assembly (Figure 46) into your combustible wall.
  • Page 31: Dvvk-4Re

    flue outlet tube is placed as far as possible onto the rigid venting system. Mark the 4” (102 mm) diameter flue outlet tube 2 1/2” (64 mm) beyond the vinyl siding kit or wall. See Figure 49. Remove the 4” (102 mm) diameter flue outlet tube from rigid venting system.
  • Page 32 DVVK-4RE VENT KIT INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS (continued) Follow correct option according to venting method. Connecting Directly to Fireplace If the air inlet and flue outlet tubes are to be connected directly to the unit (no rigid venting system is being used), then the gasket provided must be used to seal the 4”...
  • Page 33: Dvvk-4F Flex Vent

    The minimum opening should be 9" wide by 11" high. The minimum combustible clearance from the horizontal vent is 1" from sides and bottom, and 3" above the vent pipe. See Figure D.
  • Page 34: Vertical Termination

    Mark the outline of the roof hole around this center point. NOTE: Size of the roof hole dimensions depend on the pitch of the roof. There must be a 1 inch clearance (25 mm) to the vertical pipe sections. This clearance is to all combustible material.
  • Page 35 Please use the following steps to install the vertical inlet baffle. 1. Place the vertical inlet baffle over the exterior of the air inlet openings on the direct vent high wind vertical top. 2. There are three sections of air openings on the exterior of the air inlet pipe.
  • Page 36: Log Placement

    Place rear log (#4) on rear log shelf. Bottom flange of log must be placed between the log shelf and burner tube. Place branch (#5) onto (#1) log and flat area on (#3) log. The bottom of the branch is to be placed behind the grate tang that is second from the left.
  • Page 37 Release two glass frame spring clamps at bottom of firebox Remove glass frame spring assembly. Place front logs (#1, #2, and #3) between grates and main burner. Align notches on front logs with locator tabs in base. Place middle log (#4) between front and rear loop of burner.
  • Page 38: Operating Instructions

    When you ignite the pilot, the thermopile produces millivolts (electrical current) which energizes the magnet in the gas valve. After 30 seconds to 1 minute time period you can release the gas control knob and the pilot will stay ON. Allow your pilot flame to operate an additional one (1) to two (2) minutes before you turn the gas control knob from the PILOT position to the ON position.
  • Page 39 Connect the green and red, stripped and bare, wires on the REMOTE/OFF/ON switch wire harness to the wall switch. Turn the REMOTE/OFF/ON switch to the REMOTE position. Pivot the rocker switch on the FWS-1 to the ON position. Wall Thermostats (optional) TRW - Wireless for Millivolt models...
  • Page 40: Wiring Diagram-Standing Pilot

    STANDING PILOT WIRING DIAGRAM (OPTIONAL) THERMOSTAT (OPTIONAL) WALL SWITCH Figure 60 Page 40 23552-4-0408...
  • Page 41: Lighting Instructions-Standing Pilot

    Repeatedly push the piezo ignitor button until the pilot is lit. Continue to hold the control knob in the for about one (1) minute after the pilot is lit. Release knob, and it will pop back up. Pilot should remain lit. If it goes out, repeat steps 5 through 9.
  • Page 42: Troubleshooting-Standing Pilot

    Trouble Shooting Guide below. This guide will assist a qualified service person in the diagnosis of problems and the corrective action to be taken. 1. Spark ignitor will not light pilot after repeated triggering of piezo ignitor button.
  • Page 43: Wiring Diagram-Direct Ignition

    DIRECT IGNITION WIRING DIAGRAM (OPTIONAL) WALL SWITCH INTERRUPTEUR MURAL (FACULTATIVE) (OPTIONAL) REMOTE CONTROL RECEIVER 120V (FACULATIVE) CONTROLE E DISTANCE DU RECEPTEUR 120 VAC LINE BLACK NOIR 120 VAC RTN WHITE BLANC GREEN VERT JUNCTION BOX JONCTION BOÎTE Steady ON Normal operation, power ON to control 2 Flashes 3 unsuccessful ignition trials 3 Flashes...
  • Page 44: Lighting Instructions-Direct Ignition

    DIRECT IGNITION LIGHTING INSTRUCTIONS FOR YOUR SAFETY READ BEFORE LIGHTING WARNING: IF YOU DO NOT FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS EXACTLY, A FIRE OR EXPLOSION MAY RESULT CAUSING PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY, OR LOSS OF LIFE. A. BEFORE LIGHTING smell all around the appliance area for gas.
  • Page 45: Initial Start Up Gas Line Purge

    INITIAL START UP GAS LINE PURGE NOTE: UNIT MUST BE PROPERLY GROUNDED FOR ELECTRONIC IGNITION TO FUNCTION. On initial installation, or after extended periods where the fireplace has not been used, gas lines may require purging. The installer or qualified service person may use the following purge procedures to prevent the delays that would be caused by waiting for the lockout periods between tries for ignition.
  • Page 46: Lp Gas Conversion-Direct Ignition

    15. Set air shutter opening at 1/4" for DVD32 or DVD36 and 5/16" for DVD42 or DVD48. Tighten air shutter in place with 1/4" screw from step 7.
  • Page 47 DIRECT IGNITION PROPANE/LP GAS CONVERSION Model AIR SHUTTER BURNER ORIFICE SETTINGS Opening "A" Propane/LP Orifice DVD32 1/4" (6.4 mm) DVD36 1/4" (6.4 mm) DVD42 5/16" (7.9 mm) 1.45 mm DVD48 5/16" (7.9 mm) Figure 62 23552-4-0408 “A” Maxitrol Valve Conversion...
  • Page 48: Maintenance And Service

    The glass replacement should be done by a licensed or qualified service person. WARNING: 1. The use of substitute glass will void all product warranties. 2. Care must be taken to avoid breakage of the glass. Page 48 3.
  • Page 49: Parts List

    INDEX NO. PART NUMBER DVD32 DVD36 R-7654 R-7654 17425 17425 R-7566 R-7566 R-7573 R-7573 17155 17155 M163 M163 17142 17142 R-7575 R-7575 17141 17141 R-7574 R-7574 17301 17149 17317 17317 10554 10554 17162 17162 R-3492 R-3492 17169 17127 17172 17134 17170 17128 17174...
  • Page 50: Parts View

    Page 50 PARTS VIEW DIRECT IGNITION BURNER ASSEMBLY 5 PIECE LOG ASSEMBLY 4 PIECE LOG ASSEMBLY MILLIVOLT BURNER ASSEMBLY 7 PIECE LOG ASSEMBLY 5 PIECE LOG ASSEMBLY 23552-4-0408...
  • Page 51: Optional Variable Speed Blower Installation Instructions

    It is recommended that an ON/OFF wall switch be installed that will activate the power supply to the furnace by a qualified electrician. 1. If installed, turn OFF gas supply to fireplace. 2. If applicable, turn OFF electric supply to fireplace. 3. Lower bottom louver on fireplace.
  • Page 52 FBB4 OPTIONAL VARIABLE SPEED BLOWER INSTALLATION FBB4 BLOWER ASSEMBLY COMPLETE R7649 FAN CONTROL R4192 SPEED CONTROL KNOB R4186 SPEED CONTROL Page 52 110 VOLT AC JUNCTION BOX 23552-4-0408...
  • Page 53: Junction Box Wiring Installation Instructions

    Install the receptacle into the junction box. Attach cover plate. 120V DIRECT IGNITION VALVE MODELS 1. To wire Junction Box Receptacle, remove the tab on the side of the receptacle (hot side) to split receptacle. This will be required to separate blower and valve circuits.
  • Page 54: Accessories

    The following accessory parts can be obtained from your Empire Comfort Systems dealer. If you need additional information beyond what your dealer can furnish, contact Empire Comfort Systems Inc., Nine Eighteen Freeburg Ave., Belleville, Illinois 62220-2623. Accessory Fan Kit Simulated Brick Panels...
  • Page 55: Accessories

    Decorative Louver Mission Decorative Frame Rectangle (with hinges) Decorative Frame Arch (with hinges) Decorative Frame Arch (without hinges) (only Black) 23552-4-0408 DECORATIVE ACCESSORIES Decorative Louver Arch Decorative Door Leaf Rectangle Mission Rectangle Decorative Door Leaf Arch Window Trim Standard Louvers 45 Degree Decorative Louver Leaf Decorative Door...
  • Page 56: How To Order Repair Parts

    Do not order bolts, screws, washers or nuts. They are standard hardware items and can be purchased at any local hardware store. Shipments contingent upon strikes, fires and all causes beyond our control. Empire Comfort Systems Inc. Nine Eighteen Freeburg Ave. Belleville, Illinois 62222-2623 Page 56...
  • Page 57: Service Notes

    SERVICE NOTES 23552-4-0408 Page 57...
  • Page 58 SERVICE NOTES Page 58 23552-4-0408...
  • Page 59 SERVICE NOTES 23552-4-0408 Page 59...
  • Page 60 EMPIRE EMPIRE Comfort Systems Page 60 Empire Comfort Systems Inc. 918 Freeburg Ave. Belleville, IL 62220 If you have a general question about our products, please e-mail us at info@empirecomfort.com. If you have a service or repair question, please contact your dealer.