Vent free is rated as a decorative supplemental gas heating appliance.
Carpet up to gas fireplace.
Gas fireplaces include direct vent units that vent combustion gasses directly outside vent free units that use the indoor air to fuel the combustion process and vent safely into the room and units that replace existing masonry fireplace openings called fireplace inserts.
It s hard to beat a crackling wood fire on a chilly night.
This vent free fireplace system functions on natural gas only.
Pleasant hearth vent free fireplace systems are the ideal choice to bring style and warmth to your home.
Do you mean can the carpet run right up to the face of the insert.
An insert is an appliance that can only go into an existing code c.
Gas fireplaces are considered gas appliances not true fireplaces.
They just want to sell you something that s more expensive and inefficient.
Vent free gas log sets and fireplaces are totally safe.
A gas fireplace produces a large amount of heat but most of it is focused either upward through vents or downward into the floor beneath the fireplace.
Choosing a gas fireplace.
However you may just want a hearth for looks here is a tile fireplace with simple tiles on the floor.
Not only does gas burn much cleaner making it a better choice for the environment but there are no messy logs to carry through the house or ashes to clean out.
If your floors are in danger it is probably because of the heat the fan system produces.
As such they are not regulated by the same safety codes as wood burning fireplaces and each model has its own requirements.
These places are where heat is gathered by your fan system and blown out into the room.
Some gas fireplaces are built with zero clearance fireboxes meaning you can put combustible materials right up to the sides front and bottom.
The dept of energy rates a vented log set or fireplace as decorative gas appliance.
But modern gas fireplace come pretty close and without the drawbacks of wood.
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Or are you asking if the bottom edge of the insert can be flush at the same level as the surrounding floor.
Most of these gas fireplaces today are considered zero clearance which means you can run carpet right up to them without the necessity of a hearth or tiles on the floor.