Because of concerns about air quality, indoor units are fine-tuned to burn extra clean, and their heat output is limited to 40,000 Btus.They have an oxygen-depletion sensor that automatically shuts them off if a room's oxygen level dips below 18 percent (20.9 percent is normal). The least expensive choice, it's just a stack of ceramic logs with a gas burner that sits inside your existing fireplace.
Expect to pay ,000 to ,000 (including installation) for a heat-producing insert or built-in fireplace. You can get as much as 75 to 99 percent of a fuel's energy back as heat, instead of the 10 to 30 percent for wood fires. Gas fireplaces can go almost anywhere—in an upstairs bathroom, in a basement, or outdoors—without needing a chimney. Allows you to dial in just the amount of heat you need, from a whisper of a flame to a roaring fire. Automatically adjusts the fireplace's heat output to the temperature that you set manually or with a handheld remote. A gas fireplace doesn't produce smoke or odors, but its flames do create pollutants, such as carbon monoxide and nitrogen and sulfur oxides.
And 34.2 percent – more than a third – of Hispanic North Carolinians lived in poverty.
According to the American Community Survey, 12.4 percent of all families in North Carolina lived at or below poverty level for at least a year between 20.
Vented units with fixed glass panels cycle air and exhaust directly through an exterior wall opening.
Vent-free ones, which exhaust into the room, have a fixed metal screen or glass panel.