Problem lighting balanced flue gas fire - any ideas?


Postby janlen.1919 » Sat Dec 27, 2014 6:10 pm

Please can you advise

Pilot light ignites ok but main burner fails to ignite even after several minutes.
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Postby crismartin875 » Tue Feb 17, 2015 12:32 pm

All modern flueless gas fires manufactured and sold in the EU have an ODS pilot system. This special part monitors the oxygen levels in the room. If the air vent is blocked the ODS will shut off the fire long before there is an issue over the emissions. For instance our fire shuts down at only 25ppm, the CE maximum is 80ppm and it is reported that exposure to CO of levels of 800ppm and higher are considered hazardous. Most CO monitors go off at 36ppm to 99ppm when sampling the concentration in the room. This means your cvo flueless gas fire will go switch off "before" the CO alarm goes off.
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Postby SimplyHandyman » Tue Feb 24, 2015 5:04 pm

I agree with crismartin
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