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Masonry Fireplace: Its Role In a High-Performance House

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Mar 13, 2019 4:50:35 PM

One design element in this home is an amazing 13-foot-wide-by-26-foot-tall freestanding masonry fireplace.

The fireplace provides passive thermal mass and is also tied into the ventilation system of house. Here's how it works. 

 


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