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How Your Furnace’s Ignition System Works

Monday, February 14th, 2022
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You might still have a furnace that uses a standing pilot light to ignite the burners, but this style of furnace ignition is fading away as improved technology takes over. Fewer new furnace models use standing pilot lights, and if the current furnace you have was built after 2010, then it almost certainly uses a different type of ignition system—an electronic one. 

The year 2010 was when most natural gas furnaces shifted from standing pilot lights to types of electronic ignition. If you want to know how these ignition systems work, you’ve come to the right place.

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