The hearth industry is turning toward electronic ignition for a number of reasons, and hearth professionals need to understand these systems so they can handle new products with confidence. This course will provide an overview of electronic ignition systems, explain the unique technologies associated with electronic ignition, and present a visual guide to the valve and control systems being used by hearth product manufacturers today. The discussion will include highlights of the new electronic valve section in the revised NFI Gas Hearth Systems Reference Manual.

Participants will learn:
• Reasons why we need to understand electronic ignition technology.
• What different types of electronic valve systems are in use out in the field.
• Flame rectification – how & why it works.
• Trouble-shooting – over the phone and in the home.