Ignition Type

Ignition mechanism in gas heating equipment. Either pilot light or an intermittent ignition device (IID)

Data Type: 
Constrained List
Unit of Measure: 
Commercial, Residential, Multifamily
List Options Option Definition Unit of Measure
Intermittent ignition device Ignition device that is linked to the thermostat on a furnace or boiler and light the pilot by means of a spark or other heat source when needed. IIDs are more fuel-efficient than the traditional approach of maintaining a continuously burning pilot flame. None
None None None
Not applicable Not applicable None
Other Other None
Pilot light None
Unknown Unknown None
Term ID: 9e174aa2-440e-4b91-93ae-7c36934c08ea