What's the difference between a circulating and non-circulating wood-burning fireplace?
Posted by Elite Deals - Chris M. on 24 October 2013 02:47 PM

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Circulating fireplaces will have stamped or removable metal louvers above and below the face of the fireplace. Some clean face models will have narrow slits in the top or sides instead. This allows you to equip these units with an accessory blower, which will help to circulate heat from the unit. However, the louvers on this unit cannot be covered. Non-circulating units will have a continually clean face with no louvers or vents. They can be finished right up to the fireplace opening with noncombustible material. However, these units have no provisions for a fan.

From Section Page: Wood Burning Fireplaces

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