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1

what is meant by "direct-vent" fireplace

Flue exits the building at the closest spot

2

Who installs the finish surround in your area?

Fireplace contractor

3

What is a raised hearth?

when the fireplace is not directly on the subfloor it is framed up using a hearth.

4

what must be considered at the framing and insulation phases regarding a raised hearth?

that it is sealed and insulated

5

what does zero clearance mean?

No air space between firebox and framing members

6

where are the gas shut-off valves located on a DV fireplace in your code area?

underneath

7

what is the stated warranty to the customer on a metal fireplace

1 year all parts
2 year install

8

what does O/S refer to on a fireplace?

outside combustion

9

list 3 things you would discuss at the NHO regarding fireplaces?

1. stay away from the glass because it is hot
2. the fireplace might smoke at fire to get debris out
3. the emergency gas supply cut off location
4. automatic shut off

10

does your market offer other fireplace types?

No

11

Who insulates the chase behind the fireplace box?

Fireplace contractor

12

If you have a raised hearth, who insulates below the fireplace?

Framer installs the insulation that we proved them with

13

what is the procedure for start-up in your area?

1. set gas logs
2. adjust flame
3. test blower
4. leave remote
5. leave manual

14

T/F: it is normal for the fireplace to create odor or smoke at the initial start up

True