Contaminated Combustion Air
Excessive exposure to contaminated combustion air will result in
performance related problems. The recommended source of
combustion air is outdoor air.
Outdoor air as the source of combustion air
If the furnace is installed in a confined space, it is recommended
that the necessary combustion air come from the outdoors by
way of an attic, crawl space, air duct, or direct opening.
Outdoor air is required as the source of combustion air when the
indoor air is contaminated with chemical substances and in the
following types of installations:
Furnaces installed in commercial buildings
Furnaces installed in buildings with indoor pools
Furnaces installed in hobby or craft rooms
Furnaces installed near chemical storage areas
Furnaces installed in laundry rooms
Furnaces installed in hair salons
Indoor air as the source of combustion air
Indoor air as the source of combustion air is acceptable in most
applications if the following guidelines are met:
All provisions for indoor combustion air must meet the
requirements for combustion air indicated in the National Fuel
Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54 (latest edition), and/or any
applicable local codes.
If indoor combustion air is used, the air supply to the furnace
should not be exposed to the following substances:
Permanent wave solutions
Chlorinated waxes and cleaners
Chlorine-based swimming pool chemicals
Water softening chemicals
Deicing salts or chemicals
Cleaning solvents (such as perchloroethylene)
Printing inks, paint removers, varnishes, etc.
Cements and glues
Antistatic fabric softeners for clothes dryers
Masonry acid washing materials
Chlorinated laundry products
Furnace must be installed and serviced by a
Examples of a qualified person include:
licensed heating personnel,
authorized gas company personnel.
Read and follow all instructions provided for
installation, adjustment, service, alteration, or
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death,
explosion, fire, or carbon monoxide poisoning.
Excessive Weight Hazard
Use two or more people to move and install furnace.
Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
This furnace is shipped in one package, completely assembled
and wired. The thermostat is shipped in a separate carton when
Check the unit rating plate to confirm specifications are as
Upon receipt of equipment, carefully inspect it for possible
shipping damage. Take special care to examine the unit
inside the carton if the carton is damaged.
If damage is found, it should be noted on the carrier's freight
bill. Damage claims should be filed with the carrier
immediately. Claims of shortages should be filed with the
seller within 5 days.
NOTE: If any damages are discovered and reported to the
carrier, do not install the unit, as your claim may be denied.