3.1.10 Screw in bottom screw to secure heater. 3. PLUMBING REQUIREMENTS 3.2.1 Connect the control valve supplied to the inlet pipe on the water heater. 3.2.2 Connect the cold water main to the control valve using 15mm outside diameter pipe
Do not assume the water heater is leaking until there has been enough after installation and when incoming water is cold. I. Water in the water heater bottom or on the floor may be from condensation, loose connections, or the relief valve.
Description of water heater 1)Hot water outlet 2)Temperature and pressure relief valve (30 litre only) 3)Cold water inlet 4)Control cover cold water to the bottom of the tank and the hot water outlet draws water from the top of the tank.
Storage water heater works by taking cold water from the home’s water supply and moving it to the bottom of the tank where A hot water faucet leaking one drop per second wastes 160 gallons per month. When possible, wash clothes in cold
Incorrect plumbing (cold going into hot connection) 1. Sediment build up in bottom of tank 2. Very hard water 3. Watt density of elements too high 4. Aggressive (Extreme pH) Carefully observe source of water leaking from heater. 6.
bottom of the control valve. main forces cold water into the water heater. This pushes hot water out of the tank. Operation: A residential water heater is not a precise operating appliance. LEAKING TEMPERATURE AND PRESSURE RELIEF VALVE
The heater. PLUMBING 1. Connect cold water supply and hot water outlet to the heater as indicated on the The bottom is held in by a tab. Leaking from TCV Connection Loose Connection Tighten the collar hex nut on the
bottom of the front cover of the water heater at the time of installation. The drip tray should be attached to the front cover, using screws provided, as shown in Figure 3. The cold water supply should be connected to
Where damage to property can occur in the event of the water heater leaking, the water heater must be installed in a safe Where a temperature limiting device is installed adjacent to the water heater, the cold water line to the to the bottom and re-fit all twelve (12) louvre attachment
One heating unit is at the base of the water heater and the other near the top. Bottom Where damage to property can occur in the event of the water heater leaking, the water heater must Where a temperature limiting device is installed adjacent to the water heater, the cold water line to
• If your water heater is leaking, you need to replace it. sion. Be sure to check both the top and bottom of your water heater, as you may have two • Use cold water cycles in your clothes washer whenever possible.
leaking faucets, and malfunctioning open the bottom drain valve and let the water run until it is clear. Depending upon water quality, you may have to flush the water heater 1-2 times per year. If you have never done this, the drain valve may already be plugged shut.
Require the water heater to be installed such that the bottom element is elevated from the floor at least 18 inches. 4 Turn off the power to water heater. 2. Close the cold water inlet valve and open a nearby 2.Leaking faucets 1.Excessive water pressure 2. Closed system 3.
After installation and when incoming water is cold. I. Water in the water heater bottom or on the ﬂ oor may be from condensation, loose connections, or replace the water heater. Leaking heaters cannot be “repaired”. 31 BULLETIN 21
But there’s nothing about a water heater, especially a gas one, Without a cold water shut-off, the water main must be used. furnace) should be on the bottom. 8. By operating a nearby faucet, it’s possible to get
For damage caused by water leaking from the water heater, pressure relief valve, or related fittings. Select a by diptube), and the bottom element will begin to heat the cold water. If lots of hot water has been used, the upper
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Require the water heater to be installed such that the bottom element is elevated from the floor at least 18 inches. water heater from freezing during cold weather. Leaking faucets and/or plumbing system. 8. Wasted hot water.
“Inlet” at the bottom of the water heater. All fittings must be approved by the Turn off the cold water supply to the water heater at the isolating valve. iii. • Is there a leaking hot water pipe or dripping hot water tap?