No Chimney? No Problem. The Advantages of Direct-Vent Gas Fireplaces
A gas fireplace – without a chimney – yes, really. The latest in heating technology, the benefits of a direct-vent gas fireplace have their popularity on the rise nationwide. Versatile and cost-effective, they can be placed nearly anywhere in your home, venting either directly out of an exterior wall, or upward through the roof – without a chimney.
If there’s no chimney, how does it work?
Direct vent gas fireplaces from brands like Napoleon and Majesticutilize outdoor air for combustion, pulling it in through the outer chamber of a double vent pipe while the inner chamber of the pipe exhausts fumes. A sealed glass door maintains proper combustion, ensuring efficiency and indoor air quality. The natural flow created by this convection loop generates cooler combustion gases, so no chimney is needed, simply rigid or flexible venting pipe for exhaust/intake.
Direct vent gas fireplaces outperform traditional models in every arena:
- Cost & time savings
Direct vent fireplace installation is easy and inexpensive. Factory assembled and fit into a wooden frame, there is no difference in appearance between a direct vent and a traditional fireplace, with its host of construction costs and longer building times.
Direct vent gas fireplaces vastly outperform their traditional counterparts, preventing heat loss with their sealed glass doors and converting far more fuel into usable heat. Compared to the meager 15% offered by older fireplaces, they offer up to 85% efficiency.
Maintenance of direct vent gas fireplaces is simple, with no wood to chop, fires to tend, or ashes to clear.
Direct vent gas fireplaces can be utilized with or without electricity, with a self-generating millivolt system or standard battery backup providing ignition power and burner control.
Sealed from the interior building, backdrafting is never an issue.
Compatible with natural gas or propane, direct vent systems come in a variety of styles from traditional to modern, perfect for meeting your design needs in any room of your home.
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Don’t suffer through another winter season with inefficient heating. Take advantage of summer savings with the simplicity of a direct vent gas fireplace or gas fireplace insert from your Colorado Springs and Denver area fireplace store,Fireplace Warehouse ETC, today.