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Gas Water Heater Timer

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Gas water heater timer
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How it works:
Center of timer rotates gas valve from 50
Vacation mode to 130 thermostat setting, and then back again to vacation.
Water heater pilot light remains 'on' during Vacation setting, and water will not freeze
Rebate page, questionaire
Buy with coupon/ promo code Buy: Gas water heater timer at American Pacific
Enter coupon code: GENO and save $5

Buy: Gas water heater timer at Amazon
Rebate form Each timer also includes a rebate form
Rebate page, questionaire
Timer Research Research pdf by Bradford White: 
Gas water heater timer research pdf

How to install timer: Works with mechanical-type gas control/ propane or natural gas

Resources
Instruction manual pdf
Watch installation and promo video
Video
Gas valve

Step 1) Remove knob from front of gas valve

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Step 2) Attach timer to gas valve

Step 3) Tighten 2 thumb-screws, no tools required

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Timer segments

Step 4) Set timer by raising segments located around timer dial

Gas water heater timer arrives with 24-hour plug-in type analog timer
Rotate timer until current time lines up with arrowhead located on inner dial
Any plug in timer will work

Resource:
How to set timers


Gas water heater timer

Step 5) Plug gas water heater timer into 120 Volt outlet

Whole house automation module

Replace timer with 2-prong home automation module

Works with Z-wave or X10 - or any home remote control

A) Unplug short power cord located on top gas water heater timer.
B) Plug any ordinary 120Volt timer into receptacle where short cord was plugged. Or plug in your home automation module.
C) Plug short power cord into timer or home automation module
D) Set timer following instructions provided with timer, or use home automation devices
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Control gas water heater with WeMo
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Control gas water heater with WeMo

Control gas water heater with Phone

WeMo programming resources are online
No subscription
WeMo plugs into ordinary 120volt outlet
Control WeMo using phone or tablet
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Resource:
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When ordering timer:

Two types of gas valves.
>Newer-type.
>Older-type.
>Knob color does not matter

New and old type gas valves rotate opposite direction.
Gas water heater timer fits both types.

Order:
Model 1 Timer for newer-type

Model 2 Timer for older-type

When ordering timer:

Water heaters are either propane or natural gas.
Look at water heater label located on side of tank.
Label will show if water heater is propane or natural gas
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Connect electronics to surge protector

General information for setting timer program:

Typical residential gas water heater heats 40 gallons of water in an hour. (Electric heater 20 gallons)

Shower uses 5-9 gallons hot water
Bath uses 12-15 gallons hot water.


*Try a timer free:
For 2 months, manually rotate gas valve to Vacation when water heater is not needed. Be stingy.
After two months, check difference on gas bill.
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Gas water heater timer research pdf
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