Types of Gas Logs
Gas logs are available in a variety of designs crafted
to resemble real wood. The gas burner assembly creates
a pleasant effect that suggests lively glowing embers.
There are two types of fireplace log sets:
- Vented decorative gas fireplace log sets
can install into an existing fireplace and require
a fireplace damper.
- Vent-free logs can be freestanding, requiring
no firebox. Many owners like the way they help heat
a room while adding a warm glow.
Great Space Heating: Vent-Free
A great source of space heating: vent-free gas
logs. These log sets require no vented fireplace. They
can be freestanding against a wall or in a corner. Or,
installed into an existing fireplace they operate with
the damper closed - emitting 99 percent of the heat into
Home owners also like the way they operate during power
outages, and they're ideal for second homes.