Energy Savings Tip #4 – How to stop your fireplace from leaking energy

Energy Savings Tips, Fun Facts, Tips & Tricks
It's winter time and many of us are curling up by a warm fire to read a book or enjoy some quality time with the family.  That's great!  BUT...After you're done, make sure you close the fireplace damper or your warm air will go right out the chimney. As most people in the Northeast know, heating a home can be expense, so this mistake can be costly. "The Good, The Bad, and the Pollution If you burn a fast hot fire, this creates very little smoke and pollution, and it can give you a noticeable amount of radiant heat gain in the room the fireplace it is in. However, this fire is also using huge amounts of your heated inside air for its combustion which exceeds your heat gain ratio.…
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