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Insulate around gas insert

Tom Wheeler | Posted in Energy Efficiency and Durability on

After tearing out for other reasons, what should I do to insulate around this gas fireplace?  I feel like the concrete blocks should get something, or should I insulate the framing around it.  Not sure how much heat comes off ther . I would like to get a sealed one, but the 6k or so seems too much right no .

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    Brian Pontolilo | | #1

    Hey Tom,

    Is this in a basement? What do you know about the required clearances for the fireplace?

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