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Month: May 2021

Articles created in the month of May 2021

Fireplace Design - A Real Burning Issue

Posted on May 12, 2021 by Branden Mausbach
Mantlepiece and grate styles have altered however the basic structural components of a fireplace haven't radically changed since way back when.The early mix of a big stone or brick opening with a chimney built over it evolved from the most obvious proven fact that smoke rises, instead of from the scientific knowledge of what sort of well-designed flue system works.Consequently early wood and later coal-burning fires were very inefficient also it had not been until a particular Benjamin Thompson (also referred to as Count Rumford) produced his thesis on the principles of fireplace design in 1799 that smaller grates and improvements in the inner form of the openings were introduced...