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Flame Effect Appliances

This subset includes the use of logs and coals that made of a fireproof product for a ‘live fire’ effect. These normally require a natural draught (i.e. chimney) that must terminate above the roofline for safety reasons.

These certainly look great and when combined with a fan can provide good heat. It is worth noting that these can be very inefficient, many only rating at only 60-70% efficient. In other words, 30-40% of your heat goes straight up into the sky.

Your Local Plumber would not recommend these due to their efficiency ratings.