How Electric Fireplaces Work
With all the fireplace varieties available on the market today, many people are confused about how each one operates and which one would best fit their needs. Electric fireplaces provide more flexibility than traditional wood or gas-burning fireplaces making them ideal for warmth on a cold winter’s night, enjoyment with a loved one in the middle of the summer months or to simply replace a wood or gas-burning fireplace with a greener version. Put simply, an electric fireplace is a heating element that looks similar to a traditional wood-burning or gas fireplace, but it does not require any venting or professional installation of any kind. Electric fireplaces work by drawing in cool air, heating it internally using a heating coil and gently forcing the warmed air back out into the...