What is a Direct Vent Gas Fireplace and How Efficient Are They?

What is a Direct Vent Gas Fireplace and How Efficient Are They?

The technology surrounding fireplaces has moved forward in recent decades to a considerable extent. The old style wood-burning fireplaces of the past have been replaced with new, highly efficient direct vent natural gas fireplaces. These new fireplaces are extremely efficient and distribute heat into living areas without losing much of that heat to the outside air or the surrounding material of the fireplace or chimney. At Kozy Heat Fireplaces, we provide a range of direct vent gas fireplace units to help you achieve the warmth and interior décor you desire.

Direct Vent Gas Fireplace Function

These modern fireplaces use a sealed combustion system that helps retain heat inside of the unit before it is dispersed into the room. The warm air produced is sent into the room through the operation of a fan in the unit. As well, any exhaust is vented to the outside in an efficient manner, leaving the air inside free from contamination from the exhaust.


As referenced above, the level of efficiency these fireplaces provide is exceptionally high – in fact, as high as 70 percent, in terms of the amount of heat preserved and distributed into any living space.

Limited Maintenance

One of the most beneficial aspects of having a direct vent natural gas fireplace in your home is that it demands very little maintenance and cleanup. This is a breath of fresh air compared to the old wood-burning fireplaces that required a significant amount of maintenance and cleanup.

Complement Your Decor

The functionality of these modern gas fireplaces is superb. They heat living spaces very efficiently. However, these units can also provide an exceptional complement to your interior décor – and they can be placed in various rooms of your home through a relatively simple installation. You can choose among different style and color options to enhance your home’s interior design and appearance.

With an investment made in a modern direct vent gas fireplace, you can enhance the way you and your family stay warm during the cooler times of the year and also add to the décor of your living spaces.

Contact us today at Kozy Heat to learn more about the direct vent gas fireplace options we offer.