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.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the different fireplace systems and why a gas fireplace is typically the preferred option.
  • Explore design and style considerations for gas fireplaces.
  • Review installation considerations, best practices, and clearance requirements for gas fireplaces.
  • Examine recent advances in gas fireplace technology, including improvements to heat management, automated controls, and flame output.

Pre-requisite: None.