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.