Assessment of the Impact of a Natural Gas Fireplace on Heating Energy Consumption and Room Temperatures at the Canadian Centre for Housing Technology

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleClient Report. NRC Institute for Research in Construction
SubjectNatural gas fireplace, natural gas heating, twin houses, pilot light, residential energy consumption; Heat performance
AbstractThe objectives of this project were:1) To evaluate the impact of operating a natural gas fireplace on house energy consumption.2) To monitor the resulting room air temperatures, wall and window surface temperatures, to determine if the risk of condensation and mould growth has been increased.3) To monitor any change in furnace operation due to fireplace operation.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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Peer reviewedNo
NRC number21130
NPARC number20375005
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Record identifier34924b02-c935-404f-b884-24e82bd982ec
Record created2012-07-23
Record modified2016-10-03
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