Fire place / Discussions

What type and how to install an insulated metal flue pipe ,through a tiled roof?

...fireplace through the roof is a job that should be done by professionals only. I say this for two reasons – safety of course, to make sure there is no fire risk...

Posted by david joseph July 25, 2020, 7:10 a.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

Can you put a fireplace in a hyper sealed plastic wrapped A rated home?

...fireplace or even an exhaust fan. Then isn't it the case that they will not suck air out as there is no air to replace it, and won't a fire place be a risk to y...

Posted by Kerry Forides Sept. 24, 2020, 2:46 a.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 2 Responses

Should I replace my geothermal system with a gas boiler?

...fire place and a gas barbque), or a natural gas boiler/electric furnace option (for radiant infloor heat in the basement and forced air heat on the main floor. ...

Posted by Lawrence Brusnyk Oct. 31, 2018, 8:07 p.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses

How do you stop wood stove smoke from entering a home?

...fire. You could also open a window on the main floor when you do it, that may help by offering a some makeup air to increase the draw up the chimney. Also as I’...

Posted by Don Leaver March 24, 2020, 10:49 a.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 4 Responses