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Old 05-26-2013, 12:05 PM   #1
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Can someone answer some questions about this insert we got real cheap?
We want to use it in our new house. We have radiant heat, and we'll also have a heat pump, but want to use this for back up, and to have fires with company, etc.
There are no markings, tags, stamps or anything on this thing.
I was planning on building a wood frame base, covered with cement board and tile. The floor around it will also be tiled or stamped concrete.
Then the box that will house it????

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1) Anyone know what make it is?
2) What material(s) does the box that will house it need to be made of?
3) Any clearance dimensions?
4) Should I just call the inspector and ask him what he requires?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 05-26-2013, 01:02 PM   #2
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Google/ BING; wood burning fireplace insert installation, lots of sites there

I would be concerned what your insurance company has to say first. If the unit is not installed with a permit and proper inspection and then has a fire you may have no insurance. Ignorance of the law/rules is NO excuse. Talk to your ins company and adjustor first. Tell them it is used ( if it is used) as it may turn out to be illegal to install it. Better to find out ahead of time then have to rip it out later.

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there has to be a sticker on there somewhere...especially a UL stamp....without that UL sticker, I doubt you want to install it.

Might explain why it was so cheap.
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Old 05-26-2013, 06:37 PM   #4
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So I took off the front covers and lo and behold, a UL sticker for the fan assembly.
Superior The Fireplace Company on it.
Maybe they can get me some info on it.

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