You would be hard-pressed to find someone who doesnâ€™t enjoy gazing into a warm fire, but many people hesitate to incorporate fireplaces into their homes, fearing high upkeep or space constraints. However, there has been tremendous innovation in the hearth industry over the past few years in venting and heat-management technologies, as well as more modern aesthetics and smart, connected fireplaces. This course will discuss 10 hearth innovations that architects should be aware of when helping clients decide which fireplace type, style, and features best suit their needs.
Gas fireplaces remain top of mind for U.S. homeowners, yet many architects may not fully understand how to specify them. This course will help architects understand the different types of gas fireplaces on the market today, design considerations, installation mistakes and best practices, and recent advances in gas fireplace technology.
Itâ€™s always a struggle when you have two big personalities in the room - but the synergy between two show-stopping items can be truly amazing. The flat-panel tv, with itâ€™s sleek profile and install versatility allowed architects, designers, and builders to pair a TV and fireplace together in more harmonious ways. Today you find the two teamed together on countless living room walls.
What TV and fireplace configuration makes sense for your next project? Hereâ€™s an illustrated look at three popular design strategies with expert recommendations.
This course aims to look at the fireplace category as a tiered good, better, best structure while providing knowledge about the aesthetic and performance characteristics that qualify a model at each level. "Grades" or tiers of fireplace will be analyzed to determine what will work best for various homeowners and projects.
Fireplaces have long evoked feelings of comfort and coziness, but traditionally arenâ€™t energy efficient or cost-effective to maintain. Modern gas fireplaces with direct vent and heat management technology provide homeowners with a wide range of home heating solutions. These technologies â€“ both mechanical and passive - improve whole-home comfort, reduce energy consumption, and improve the safety of operating a fireplace. Consumer demand for fireplaces is high, and builders and architects with the most updated knowledge on modern fireplace and home heating solutions can help customers improve the value of their home.
Gas fireplaces are an energy efficient and sustainable home heating solution. This course will provide a clear understanding of gas fireplaces, home heat management, and the associated benefits, including home energy savings, safety considerations, installation options, and common gas fireplace solutions. After taking this course, architects, designers and builders will be able to deliver informative solutions to clients about heat management and gas fireplace installations in their homes.
Learn the importance of proper ventilation and other benefits from selecting an Enervex Chimney Fan. See how you can attain:
- Greater Efficiency
- Lower electricity costs
- Ease of installation
- Easy owner maintenance
Too many choices, canâ€™t decide? Narrow your search with Eldoradoâ€™s Product Selector. Answer some, or all, of the questions to help select the perfect stone or brick profile for your next projectâ€¦itâ€™s that easy!
Experience how Eldorado Stone can transform your interior space with this "How to Install" video workshop. Explore the latest recommended installation techniques on how to install manufactured stone; including a detailed "Step by Step" process utilizing a cement board substrate and a polymer-fortified installation system.
A look at the recent advances and design trends of gas fireplaces - which offer flexibility in design that makes them ideal for many floor plans and aesthetics.
Technological advances have made them safer and more energy-efficient than they already were. Get inspired and learn about the latest advances in gas fireplace technology.
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