Traditional wood-burning fireplaces are so inefficient when it comes to energy. The warmth produced by the wood’s energy goes right up the chimney, often sucking the warm air in your home right up the chimney at the same time. There are so many energy-efficient alternatives now, even if you want to maintain a wood-burning fireplace, and the designs have become more and more fun! For a great place to start, should you be considering converting your wood-burning fireplace to a more energy-efficient alternative, read Drafty fireplaces meet their match by Gwendolyn Bounds of The Wall Street Journal.
Get the ambiance and the heat~ Rosemary