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Megan Walden
Design Director

Fireplace and Flue Regulations

Megan Walden
Design Director

Building regulations are vital surrounding fireplaces and flue systems. It is so important to ensure you are fully informed with what regulations relate to your project, fireplace type and flue system. Document J Document J is your friend when referring to general notes on solid fuel and gas burning fireplaces. This document indicates distances for…

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Frances Whittaker
Account Manager

Kalfire Prestige Features

Frances Whittaker
Account Manager

The innovation offered in our Prestige range of Kalfire fireplaces is extremely unique. Clients often desire an authentic wood burning fireplace effect, with the efficiency of igniting the flames at the press of a button. Our Prestige fireplaces encompass the mesmerising features of a wood burner, within a high specification gas appliance.   Unique Ceramic…

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Megan Walden
Design Director

Balanced Flue or Open Gas Fire?

Megan Walden
Design Director

Many clients come to us asking what type of gas fire is best for them. Ultimately, both styles have their advantages and disadvantages. Efficiency A balanced flue fireplace is a glass fronted gas appliance, with many models now available with anti-reflective glass. The hermetically sealed nature of a balanced flue fire, provides high efficiency levels…

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Emrys John
Managing Director

A guide to fluing restrictions

Emrys John
Managing Director

A balanced flue gas fire requires a concentric flue system. A concentric flue is essentially, one steel pipe within another. There are renovation kits available to convert into an existing chimney, to create the concentric system using multi-fuel flue liners. The inner pipe of the concentric system, expels the flue gases from the fire, up…

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