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    Decorative vs. Performance

    While researching which fireplace suits your home the best, it is important to note that there are two types of gas fireplace products to choose from – decorative and performance based. Decorative Fireplaces/Heaters Decorative fireplaces, such as electric or LED heaters, are installed primarily for visual appeal but in fact provide very little heat. Most don’t offer a look that would come close to a realistic firebox and flame, but do offer an easy installation by plugging right into a standard wall outlet. Performance Fireplaces Performance based fireplaces are both aesthetically pleasing in design and “heater-rated”, engineered to effectively heat your living space. All Valor fireplaces are designed with performance…

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    Valor Wallpaper Downloads

    We wanted to treat our readers to a fun pack of Valor HD wallpapers, perfect for display on your computer, tablet or HDTV! Each product family is represented, displaying a beautiful room setting along with a stunning Valor fireplace in each featured shot. So don’t delay, download your Valor HD wallpapers today and feel the warmth of a Valor wherever you go! Download the wallpapers (2560×1600) by clicking the images below: For more stunning Valor fireplace photography, visit our Product page to learn more.

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    Understanding Fireplace Terminology

    The fireplace industry is full of unfamiliar terms, so we want to supply an understanding of the words or phrases which are frequently associated with Valor fireplaces or the fireplace industry itself. We use a large portion of these terms throughout our website and print material so if you see something you aren’t familiar with, check this page for the answer! B VENT – Listed, factory-built, double wall metal pipe for venting gas appliances with draft hoods and other appliances listed for use with Type B Gas Vent. BLOWER – An electric, motor driven fan used to circulate air at an increased pace and velocity through the fireplace convection air…

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    Valor’s Latest Videos

    As we continue to grow our online presence and content for 2015, Valor has also been hard at work creating new videos for our customers and dealer network. The goal is to ensure that each fireplace series has a “burning flame” video that articulates what the fire would look like in a home setting. These type of videos help our end users envision if that specific fireplace will match the rest of their home’s design & decor. As 2015 continues, expect several new videos to be added including educational videos for our latest remote control system, fireplace/tv installations and much more! Below is a collection of Valor’s latest videos: Legend…

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    Quality Materials & Finishes

    As each Valor fireplace model is introduced we strive to ensure that the product put forth is the best quality it can be, both materialistically and aesthetically. Quality engineering inside and out includes an aluminized steel firebox for preventing rust, custom heat exchanger designed to convect warmth, flame modulating valve for adjusting heat output to the perfect room temperature and industry compliant barrier safety screens. Distinctive designs that enhance any room decor, Valor’s product finishes include only the finest materials: Quality castings, artisan patina, brushed nickel and powder coated paints highlight contemporary and traditional designs to satisfy any space in your home. Along with the finishes are the stunning and…

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    Introducing the New Legend G4 Brochure

    To go along with the launch of the Legend G4 785X engine, Valor has introduced a brand new brochure that adheres to the updated, modern design and allows for more beautiful imagery and rich content than ever before. The new brochure introduces the 785X engine and the 3 new firebeds, along with a few other great new features as listed below. What’s New? New 2015 format, following previous re-designs Introduction of 785X engine and 3 new firebeds – Pebble Beach Driftwood, Murano Glass, Decorative Glass Updated content throughout All new specification pages Brand new imagery throughout To check out the new brochure in PDF format, please click here. For a…

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    Introducing the Legend G4 785X

    As the Valor Legend insert family continues to grow and change, we introduce the new Legend G4 785X with 3 new firebeds! the G4 Series is designed to fit existing large fireplace openings without sacrificing presence and performance. The result, an impressive flame viewing area highlighted by a proportional surround that compliments, not overpowers. The G4 has both ceramic and stainless steel burner kit options, which have been engineered to increase performance and overall efficiencies. Handcrafted fire beds include the original traditional log (780/785J) & now the new Beachside driftwood, Murano glass and decorative glass media kits (785X). Glowing fuel effects radiate and convect warmth, zone heating strategic spaces in…

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    Featured Product: Madrona Traditional

    We recently featured the Valor Madrona Contemporary fireplace, but today we’d like to talk about a more traditional version of the Madrona. The Madrona Traditional fireplace has a large arched viewing area for capturing the beautiful and natural-looking fire within, surrounded by a stunning cast iron body. This design is sure to make a bold statement in any space. The Madrona boasts convenience and energy savings, while impressively heating your home using radiant heat. Available in both black & majolica (as shown below). Features ValorStat Plus Remote – The Madrona Traditional comes complete with the ValorStat Plus remote control allowing users to easily select, adjust and program the desired temperature…

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    Fireplace Surround Design Inspirations

    When designing how your Valor fireplace will fit into your home, it is important to consider how the finished product will look. There are many ways to finish a fireplace to a wall or space, so read below to see some of the top options available in 2015: Brick A brick surround is a timeless design. A natural red brick surround, combined with a stunning white mantel, can really make a room pop! This combination will draw attention to the fire and keep Valor owners warm and toasty. Ensure to keep the rest of the room cohesive in design, playing off the white mantel for things like door frames or…

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    Patio & Hearth Product Report – March/April 2015

    Ensure to pick up next weeks’ March/April issue of Patio & Hearth Products Report! Patio & Hearth Products Report is a trade publication for owners & managers of retailers and dealers of patio, hearth, barbecue/grill, outdoor-kitchen and outdoor-living products. When you pick up your copy, ensure to flip to the pages below: Front cover – Featured shot of the L2 Linear Series Page 54 – Photo from the 2015 HPBExpo in Nashville, TN Page 79 – Ad (placed on Inside Back Cover) Pages 68 & 73 – New product releases View the Digital Edition In the meantime, you can easily view the online digital-edition at www.patioandhearthproductsreport.com and clicking on Current…