How do you wire a gas fireplace switch?
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Also, how does gas fireplace switch work?
When the thermocouple is heated by the pilot light, it generates a very small electrical voltage (millivolts) which can be run through a switch to turn on a Milli-volt gas valve (as opposed to a 24 volt gas valve used with a conventional thermostat).
Furthermore, can I add a remote to my gas fireplace? Yes, you can add a remote to your gas log set after it's been installed and the log set is already equipped with a millivolt valve. You may even be able to completely convert your gas log set to a remote control system with variable flame and thermostatic controls.
Secondly, how does a thermopile work in a gas fireplace?
If your pilot light stays lit, but the fireplace won't start, then the problem is likely related to your thermopile, a metal probe (round and slightly smaller than your pinky finger) that converts heat from the burning pilot light's flame into a tiny amount of electricity — just enough to open the gas valve when a
Do you need a chimney for a gas fireplace?
Ventless fireplaces fueled by gas or propane rely on indoor air for combustion, and they exhaust a low level of their combustion gases into the room in which they're located. A chimney or flue isn't necessary. The risk to your health is a long-standing and ongoing debate.