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Posted by Dodgeman on July 18th, 2000 12:46 PM
In reply to Metal Chimney noise / gas fireplaces by UlsterDavy on July 17th, 2000 02:25 PM [Go to top of thread]

An unvented fireplace will give you better performance as far as heat recovery, BUT an unvented fireplace will also generate a lot of moisture from combustion. In the winter, this will cause condensation, etc on your windows. You might want to consider a vented insert that will give some heat recovery. Otherwise, putting gas logs in a wood burning fireplace is nice for the look, but gives little heat into the house.
Good luck, and Welcome!

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