There are lots of choices you have to make when building a home – and adding a fireplace is a big one. There are aesthetic reasons for adding a fireplace, but there are some very practical reasons too.
In today’s world of higher energy costs and concerns about being eco-friendly, fireplaces have become a hot topic in home building. That because fireplaces cost-effectively generate a lot of heat for your home but they also can lose heat if not ventilated properly. Wood burning fireplaces are a good eco-friendly solution as wood is an easily renewed energy source, readily available and cost less than fossil fuels.
Here are some solutions on how to reduce heat when a fire is lit and when it isn’t.