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Installing Your Electric Water Heater - Whirlpool Energy Smart Residential Electric Water Heater Installation Instructions And Use & Care Manual

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Consumer Information
This water heater should be installed in accordance
with the local code authority having jurisdiction, the
power company or electric utility, and this installation
manual. In the absence of local code requirements,
follow the regulations set forth in the latest edition of the
National Electric Code, NFPA 70. This is available from
the following:
National Fire Protection Agency
1 Batterymarch
Quincy, MA 02269
American National Standards Institute
1430 Broadway
New York, NY 10018
Check your phone listings for the local authorities
having jurisdiction over your installation.
This manual has been prepared to acquaint you with
the installation, operation, and maintenance of your
electric water heater and to provide important safety
information in these areas.
We urge you to read all of the instructions thoroughly
before attempting the installation or operation of this
water heater. This manual should be kept for future
The manufacturer of this water heater will not be liable
for any damages caused by failure to comply with the
installation and operating instructions outlined in this
If you lack the necessary skills required to properly
install this water heater or you have difficulty following
the instructions, you should not proceed but have a
qualified person perform the installation of this water
heater. Massachusetts code requires this water heater
to be installed in accordance with Massachusetts
Plumbing and Fuel Gas Code 248 CMR section 2.00
and 5.00.
A data plate identifying your water heater can be found
adjacent to the element door. When referring to your
water heater always have the information listed on the
data plate readily available.
Retain your original receipt as proof of purchase.
Unpacking the Water Heater
Important: Do not remove any permanent instructions,
labels, or the data label from outside of the water heater
or on the inside of panels.
Remove exterior packaging and place installation
components aside.
Do not remove the envelope bag containing the
water heater literature from the side of the water
Inspect all parts for damage prior to installation and
Completely read all instructions before attempting
to assemble and install this product.
Replace this manual inside the envelope bag when
installation is complete.
After installation, dispose of packaging material in
the proper manner.



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