Gas Fireplaces2023-02-22T11:38:05-04:00

Ottawa Gas Fireplaces

Gas fireplaces are so adaptable that you can have one almost anywhere to add extra value to your home.

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With just the flick of a switch you can ignite a relaxing atmosphere in your home, and with a convenient remote, you can fine-tune the flame and heat output offering a wide range of comfortable heat levels.

Modern fireplace technology ensures that you’re receiving the perfect comfort level for any season or occasion, whether you’re spending a quiet night reading a book at home or entertaining family and friends over dinner. A gas fireplace is extremely safe and effective and there are almost no emissions, so it’s very environmentally friendly.



With a gas fireplace there’s no stress or need to gather, stack or clean-up firewood and ashes–you skip straight to the good part–enjoying the charming ambiance of your gas fire. In addition, a gas fireplace is a better choice since it has a more realistic quality than an electric fireplace and, not to mention, they are a reliable source of heat during power outages.

  • Standard fireplaces – These are built into the wall and can range in size and styles. These are commonly found in modern homes
  • Inserts – For older homes with existing wood burning fireplaces, a gas fireplace insert can be installed in this existing space, creating a modern look and ease of use
  • Stove – These can be installed almost anywhere and resemble a wood stove
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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have to have a chimney for a gas fireplace?2023-07-21T10:34:50-04:00

You don’t need a chimney to use a gas fireplace unless you opt to go with a vented gas system. Vented gas systems do require some form of ventilation however it does not have to be a traditional chimney.

Can I install a gas fireplace in a bedroom?2023-07-21T10:35:43-04:00

Yes, you can. However depending on how much space is available you might have to install a fireplace of a certain size. Typically we find that people opt for fireplaces measuring between 36” and 42” (91 cm to 106 cm).

Can I use my gas fireplace if the power is out at my home?2020-10-23T18:00:30-04:00

Generally the answer is yes, however it might depend on the specific fireplace you install in your home. If you get a gas fireplace running on a millivolt ignition, it will be able to light without electricity. Some electric systems will not be able to light without power however some systems have a backup battery allowing you to light in no-power situations.

Can you convert my wood burning fireplace to a gas fireplace?2020-10-23T17:57:18-04:00

Yes we can. At Advanced HVAC, our expert fireplace technicians can turn your existing wood burning fireplace into a modern gas fireplace. This is done by adding a gas fireplace insert which fits into where your existing fireplace was. This is a great choice as it gives your home a modern updated look while still keeping the original layout and fireplace features you might already have. If you are considering converting your wood burning fireplace to a gas fireplace, contact us, we can help.

What are the benefits of a gas fireplace?2023-07-21T10:36:48-04:00

There are a ton of advantages of having a gas fireplace. Here are just a few:

  1. Continuous heat: unlike wood burning fireplaces, gas fireplaces provide continuous heat to your home without having to manage fire logs.
  2. No splitting or hauling wood: Splitting and hauling wood is tiresome and not the most fun way to spend your time. With a gas fireplace you no longer have to do this.
  3. Energy savings: Gas fireplaces can help your home save on energy consumption by providing efficient heating .
  4. Less cleaning: Unlike wood burning fireplaces, gas fireplaces burn much cleaner. There is no soot or ash to clean in the chimney.
  5. Easy to light and turn off: Wood burning fireplaces require a bit of work to light and extinguish.
  6. Safer: Gas fireplaces are considerably safer than wood burning fireplaces.
  7. Environmentally friendly: Gas fireplaces are much more efficient than wood burning fireplaces, and have fewer emissions.

If you think a gas fireplace would be a good addition to your home, contact us today! We would be happy to assist you.




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