Efficient Fireplaces


A roaring fireplace adds romance and comfort to the home while providing a source of heating as well. Many people list a fireplace as a must-have on their home shopping list. A traditional open fireplace whether in use or not causes a draft in the home and when not directly seated near the fire, the overall effect to the household is a cooling draft. Losing more energy and heat than it creates.To heat effectively and efficiently a fireplace must work similarly to a woodstove and control the heat loss from the open flue.

The experts at Calgary Retrofitters have experience in providing more efficiency to your existing fireplace by adding certain elements such as firebacks, dampers, fireplace doors, grate heaters and radiators. From adjusting the energy efficiency or your current fireplace to adding a modern heating insert, you can trust in the team at Calgary Retrofitters to help you select the best solution to save energy for both the environment and your budget.

Not to mention, increasing the efficiency of your fireplace is cost effective, saving you on your electric bill and making your home easier to heat. Research shows that up to 80% to 90% of the heat generated by a traditional wood burning fireplace is lost up the chimney. Imagine redirecting that lost heat back into the living areas of your home.

Modern energy efficient fireplace inserts provide the elegance while conserving the energy and heat in your home where it is most needed. Providing you and your family with the comfort, warmth and romance, you desire. Contact Calgary Retrofitters to select a modern fireplace or insert to convert your existing fireplace into an efficient additional source of heating for your home.

Why Choose Us

Best Price Guarantee

We will match and better a recognized competitor’s quote by 10%. At Calgary Retrofitters, we are constantly reviewing and negotiating preferred pricing arrangements with our supplier & trade partners to get you the best value for your money.

Consumer Protective Approach

Our Safeguard System ® eliminates the potential vulnerabilities one can encounter with a single contractor, ensuring that our clients’ projects are completed to the exact standards specified.

Premium Quality Craftsmanship

With over 30 years in the renovation industry Blair Foisy and his team bring a wealth of knowledge to every project. They have spent years putting together a team of leading edge professionals with excellent workmanship that also provide high value and service. Combine that with a team of Project Managers each with numerous years of experience in the industry and you have a reputable company equipped to undertake all sizes of projects from concept to completion.

Why Upgrade Your Fireplace?

Save money - save environment!

  • New fireplaces are more energy efficient - up-to 80%.
  • Reduce Maintenance Costs.
  • Stylish Design & Special features.
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