Direct Vent Gas Fireplaces: Expand Your Design Options with Ortal’s Power Vent Solutions

Luxury gas fireplaces do more than just look fabulous, they also have the benefits of being safer and giving you more design freedom. Unlike traditional wood-burning fireplaces that could allow combustion gases to enter indoor spaces, direct vent gas fireplaces have a sealed combustion system that expels exhaust outside. The combustion air is also drawn directly from the outdoors, and a sealed glass front isolates the entire direct vent fireplace system from the interior spaces. 

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How to Find the Most Efficient Direct Vent Gas Fireplace for Your Next Project

All types of clients, both commercial and residential, prioritize efficiency. Whether they are conscious of their consumption for environmental reasons or want to minimize overhead costs, specifying the most efficient direct vent gas fireplace can help them meet their goals. direct vent technology takes in combustion air from the outside and expels the exhaust outside while delivering heat to the surrounding space. 

Fireplaces that use this technology operate efficiently, consuming less fuel than other types of units. Of course, every manufacturer uses different systems for direct venting, so finding the most efficient one takes a little research.   

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A Historic Home Welcomes a Contemporary Ortal Fireplace

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“Without the Ortal fireplace, something would be missing.”

California-based designer Brigitte Wettstein of BW Design Studio was recently asked to create a contemporary interior for a historic San Francisco home—all while keeping the exterior intact. The designer still wanted the interior to reference the building’s original history, so she opted to install an Ortal Front 110 fireplace for its modern look contrasted with a black frame reminiscent of what she describes as “19th century black cast iron Victorian finishes.”

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Why Builders Prefer Ortal: The Most Efficient Direct Vent Gas Fireplaces

For more than 30 years Ortal has helped pave the way in modern gas fireplace design and elevate the interior design of countless homes, luxury hotels and spas, upscale restaurants, and other establishments across North America and around the world.

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Rules Governing Fireplaces in Florida

Why are Ortal’s direct vent gas fireplaces superior? Fewer safety concerns mean fewer regulations and fewer compliance costs. That equals smarter building.

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Does Your Fireplace Comply with Washington, D.C. Building Codes?

You want to install a beautifully designed, modern fireplace in your next commercial or residential project. You want warmth. You want beauty. You want safety. You want efficiency. The last thing you want is to get hit with a housing code violation in DC.

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