• Fireplace Information,  Valor Products

    Where To Purchase A Valor Fireplace

    Ever wondered where you can purchase, view, or even just feel the warmth of a Valor Radiant Gas Fireplace? Valor does not sell their products online, but rather works with an authorized dealership network throughout North America. Each Valor Fireplace is sold via an authorized dealer network across Canada & the United States. Providing quality installations and aftermarket service, Valor dealers ensure that owning a Valor Fireplace is an enjoyable experience. Why Doesn’t Valor Sell Online? Some wonder why we don’t just sell our fireplaces online. Unfortunately buying online does not assure a qualified, safe installation or aftermarket servicing. Hidden costs, improper installations and bad service are just a few…

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    Zone Heat Your Home

    Why is Zone Heating Important? By targeting specific areas in your home that you frequent the most, you ensure getting the perfect blend of radiant and convective warmth – where you want it, when you want it. Zone heating with a Valor gas fireplace requires no ducting or forced air, providing economical and efficient heating in the long run. How Can it Save on Central Heating Costs? An efficient Valor gas fireplace zone heater puts warmth directly into the space you wish to heat with virtually no cycling losses. Valor heaters utilize special lightweight steel and ceramic components to heat up quickly and reach efficiency in minutes. With a Valor…

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    Understanding BTU’s

    So what exactly is a BTU? A BTU, otherwise know as a “British Thermal Unit” is the amount of heat required to raise 1 pound of water 1 degree Fahrenheit. All Gas appliances are rated in BTU’s/hr input. Depending on the design and efficiency of the fireplace, a certain proportion of the heat generated from burning ends up as useful heat in the room (Heat Output), while some portion is lost to vents and chimneys (Flue Loss). All Valor fireplaces are tested and certified to Heater standards and therefore are rated for Heat Output. BTU’s are determined when the fireplace has a full fire, without optional blowers and after the…