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GAS TRADE: UNIT 9 (4th ed. pub. 2013) - Unit 9 - Introduction to gas appliances

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  • 2015

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  • CSA
CSA Group's 2015 Gas Trade materials reference the Red Seal Program's trade outlines for your preparation to become a nationally recognized gasfitter. Please visit the Red Seal Program's website for more details.

Unit 9 - Introduction to gas appliances


Installing and reactivating gas appliances requires a thorough knowledge of venting systems, types of burners, ignition systems, controls and safeties, and the characteristics of individual vented and non-vented appliances. This unit covers the details necessary for a gas technician/fitter to safely and efficiently install appliances. It also covers the requirements for converting appliances between propane and natural gas.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this unit you will be able to:

  • Describe venting.

  • Describe the operation and applications of various burners.

  • Describe pilots, ignition systems, and temperature sensing devices.

  • Describe controls and safeties.

  • Describe non-vented and vented gas appliances.

  • Describe the requirements for converting an appliance between natural gas and propane.

  • Describe the reactivation of appliances.

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