Installation and repair of this unit should
be performed ONLY by individuals meeting
the requirements of an "Entry Level Technician"
as specified by the Air-Conditioning, Heating and
Refrigeration Institute (AHRI). Attempting to
install or repair this unit without such background may
result in product damage, personal injury or death.
Do not connect to or use any device that is not design-
certified for use with this unit. Serious property damage,
personal injury, reduced unit performance and/or hazardous
conditions may result from the use of such non-approved
Connecting unit ductwork to unauthorized heat producing
devices such as a fireplace insert, stove, etc., may result
in property damage, fire, carbon monoxide poisoning,
explosion, personal injury or death.
This product contains or produces a chemical or
chemicals which may cause serious illness or death and
which are known to the State of California to cause
cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.
These instructions are intended as a general guide only for use by
qualified persons and do not supersede any national or local
codes in any way. Compliance with all local, state, or national
codes pertaining to this type of equipment should be determined
prior to installation.
Read this entire instruction manual, as well as the instructions
supplied in separate equipment, before starting the installation.
The installation of the heat pump or air conditioning unit, wiring,
warm air ducts, venting, etc., must conform to the requirements
of the National Fire Protection Association; the National Electrical
Code, ANSI/NFPA No. 70 (latest edition) in the United States, and
any state laws, local ordinances (including plumbing or
wastewater codes). Local authorities having jurisdiction should
be consulted before installation is made. Such applicable
regulations or requirements take precedence over the general
instructions in this manual.
Tools and Parts
Gather the required tools before starting installation. Read and
follow the instructions provided with any tools listed here.
Disconnect ALL power before servicing.
Multiple power sources may be present.
Failure to do so may cause property damage,
personal injury or death.
This unit must not be used as a "construction heater"
during the finishing phases of construction on a new
structure. This type of use may result in premature failure
of the unit due to extremely low return air temperatures
and exposure to corrosive or very dirty atmospheres.
To prevent the risk of property damage, personal injury, or
death, do not store combustible materials or use gasoline
or other flammable liquids or vapors in the vicinity of this
IMPORTANT: The United States Environmental Protection
Agency (EPA) has issued various regulations regarding the
introduction and disposal of refrigerants in this unit. Failure to
follow these regulations may harm the environment and can lead
to the imposition of substantial fines. These regulations may vary
by jurisdiction. A certified technician must perform the installation
and service of this product. Should questions arise, contact your
local EPA office.
This product is designed and manufactured to permit installation
in accordance with national codes. It is the installer's
responsibility to install this unit in accordance with national codes
and/or prevailing local codes and regulations.
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Check local codes and existing electrical supply. Read "Electrical
Requirements" and "Ductwork Requirements" before purchasing
Consider the effect of the outdoor fan noise on conditioned
space and any adjacent occupied space. It is recommended that
the unit be placed so that the condenser air discharge does not
blow toward windows less than 25 ft (7.6 m) away.
Heat pumps require special location consideration in areas of
heavy snow accumulation and/or areas with prolonged
continuous subfreezing temperatures. Heat pump unit bases
have holes under the outdoor coil to permit drainage of defrost
water accumulation. The unit must be situated to allow free
unobstructed drainage of the defrost water and ice. A minimum
2" (5.1 cm) clearance under the outdoor coil is required in milder