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Old 10-24-2011, 11:34 AM   #1
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Insulation around electric fireplace


I recently installed an electric fireplace in my den. the back part of the fireplace sticks out into the garage which is uninsulated. i built a 2x4 frame covered by wonderboard around the back portion of the fireplace. My question is, what kind of insulation can i use on the inside of the box when i seal off the outside of the box in the garage. I have already contacted the manufacturer of the fireplace and they could not give me a specific answer. They did say that there is a sensor that shuts it down if it gets over 130 degrees fahrenheit. i already read that the rigid foam insulation does not work. Any thoughts?
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Rockwool is good in this case.

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