Proper location for installing your
Carefully select the location of the water heater. For
safety and for proper heater operation, you must provide
combustion air to the heater and a proper exhaust vent
Follow the guidelines below:
B 1. Locate the heater where venting, gas and
plumbing connections are feasible and convenient.
B 2. The hot water lines should be kept short and
insulated to save energy. Centrally locating the water
heater is recommended to keep hot water
distribution times even throughout the structure.
Warning: The water in this water
heater is cold and always remains cold
except for the times the burner is on. In
conjunction with freezing temperatures,
it is recommended that the heater be
See chapter 6.2, page 41 "Winterizing"
for draining instructions.
gasoline, pressurized containers, or any
other items or articles that are potential
fire hazards must NOT be placed on or
adjacent to the heater. The appliance
combustible materials, gasoline and
other flammable vapors and liquids.
Heater placement and clearances
The tankless water heater is approved for
chapter 3.7 Mounting installation) provided the
For installations in an alcove or closet, maintain the
combustible materials listed below. See also Fig. 7,
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Warning: before starting installa-
B Check that there are no loose or
damaged parts inside the appli-
B Confirm that the gas type of the
heater matches the gas supply you
will be connecting to the heater,
See Fig. 2, page 6.
Front cover should be removed (see
instructions on page 7) in order to inspect
Warning: Do not install this appliance
on a carpeted wall. The heater must be
mounted on a wall using appropriate
If wall is sheathed with plaster or drywall, it is
recommended that two support boards, either 1"x4" or
½" (minimum) plywood first be attached across a pair of
studs, see Fig. 26, page 26.
B Secure the wall mounting bracket provided with the
heater to a wall surface. The heater must be kept
level on the wall surface, see Fig. 27, page 26.
B Hang the appliance on the bracket, see Fig. 28, page
Fig. 26 Distance between support boards