Wood Fireplaces, Stoves, and Inserts
Wood burning is a good option for anyone looking for an alternative to gas; it is renewable, will heat your home without power, and you get a real crackling fire!
What you need to know about wood appliances:
- New wood burning appliances are legal in Colorado as long as they are EPA certified
- You will need an ongoing source of wood and a dry place to store it
- While wood inserts and freestanding stoves have become very efficient, traditional open wood fireplaces,while beautiful, do not heat your home well
- Open wood fireplaces can cause drafts in your home through the chimney