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    from Cherokee Village, AR asked:
    February 15, 2021
    How do I determine how many BTUs I need?
    1 Answer
    BTU figures vary depending on appliance type and what you need will vary depending on the size of the space you are trying to heat.
    Submitted by: Tyler M. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on February 16, 2021

    Robert A
    from Richmond, VA asked:
    July 5, 2019
    What is code for mantel (combustible wood) clearances when wood burning insert is used in masonry fireplace opening?
    1 Answer
    While the requirement for installing a mantel shelf above a masonry fireplace opening without a wood insert installed is normally 12" measured from the base of the mantel to the top of the fireplace opening, the installation instructions for the manufactured wood insert should be referred to for any additional clearance requirements. To answer your question, there is no nationally-accepted code requirement for installing a mantel above a wood insert. 
    Submitted by: Will M. on July 5, 2019

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