gas fireplace vent free vs direct vent

Old 12-10-02, 12:10 PM
john wer
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Cool gas fireplace vent free vs direct vent

am looking at a gas fireplace for the living room,really onll for atmosphere and not needed for heat wonder if anyone has experience or can direct to links re pros/cons of both types,leaning towaards vent free given easier install, someone had posted they may be illegal soon is this true/ thanks and happy holidays john
Old 12-10-02, 01:44 PM
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Vent free or vented gas fireplace

Go with the vented gas fireplace if you have an option.

Some people are extra sensitive to the odors associated with vent free units. Go to for a wealth of info on gas fireplaces. Vent free fireplaces are already illegal in many areas.

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