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The Plantation just might be the perfect manufactured woodburning fireplace.
The Grand Meridian modular masonry fireplace system offers a traditional design with a true masonry-built appearance.
Transforms an energy-wasting fireplace into a cost-saving source of heat, without sacrificing the comfort and appeal of the home fire. Accommodating existing masonry fireplaces, the Neo 2.5 insert has Pacific Energy’s trusted overbuilt steel construction, including a smooth opening cast iron door, boost air for easy lighting and a one-lever air control for simple operation and maximum burning efficiency. With all the features of the Neo 1.6 in a larger, higher-output format, the Neo 2.5 inserts deliver exceptional performance and durability
Even a smaller fireplace can be significant source of wood heat, and you don’t have to sacrifice contemporary design or the comfort of a fire in the hearth. The Neo 1.6 insert, for existing masonry fireplaces, is a solid, woodburning insert built of heavy-gauge steel with a cast iron door. With advanced heat exchange technology and a secondary combustion baffle, the Neo 1.6 insert delivers exceptionally clean-burning, energy-efficient heating performance… in a flush profile with a large, clear glass window that reveals the flame inside.
Fireplace Efficiency Tips
There are many ways to keep your fireplace running efficiently, but we felt it would be important to highlight some of the very best tips here on our blog. Here are some great tips to keep your fireplace running at maximum efficiency:
Burn ONLY Firewood!
Your air quality may be compromised if you’re burning things like painted wood, construction scraps, and treated wood, as these release chemicals from them into your home. Make sure you’re using dry firewood that has been that way for eight to 12 months.
Fireplaces are fantastic for atmosphere and comfort, but how efficient are they? We sought a few quick solutions to fireplace efficiency and have a few tips for you to consider trying that will help improve your enjoyment as well as your happiness with your fireplace’s performance. The issue with most fireplace designs is that a significant amount of heat is pulled right up the chimney and compounded by a strong updraft, pulling heated air from the room right with it.
You must fight both of these issues as you go. One solution is a fireback (fire throwback), which is a simple heavy sheet of metal, typically cast iron, that is placed behind the fire. This serves multiple purposes, among them reflecting heat into the room instead of up the chimney, and protecting the masonry in the back of the fireplace. This will cost anywhere from $75 to $350.
Another solution is adding glass doors to a fireplace, although this is a somewhat pricier fix. You can also install an insert into your fireplace (like the ones at WoodInsert), which essentially makes it a miniature wood stove. Make sure you’re closing the damper when the fireplace is not in use. Another option is to convert wood burning fireplaces to gas logs. We’re happy to help with any solutions required. Do you have any solutions for fireplace efficiency? Let’s hear about them in the comments section. Thanks for reading!
An outdoor fireplace is a great way to brighten up and bring character to your yard. We have compiled 5 outdoor fireplaces that we thought were really cool:
After you have had your chimney inspected, and necessary repairs made if needed, it is time to pick the right kind of fuel for your fires. A lot of our customers ask us what kind of wood is best for burning, and honestly it is less about what kind of wood, but more so the condition it is in.
The fireplace is often the go to sport for family gatherings and a great place to cuddle up on the coldest of winter nights. While the fireplace is for many, a wonderful addition to the home, it can also become a source of danger to the home and family if not properly maintained. Improper chimney care can lead to a fire starting inside of your chimney. Even with routine ash cleaning your fireplace can be at risk due to cresote, the unburned energy that builds up on the inner surfaces of your chimney. More