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Fireplaces - the heart of a home


Fireplaces - the heart of a home
Fireplaces and wood stoves do more than provide heat on a cold day - they anchor a gathering place at the heart of a home. They`re a great focal point for any family hangout spot.

For that reason, fireplaces take center stage in many of Mapos`s residential and hospitality projects, including the Lake House hotel in Lake Placid, N.Y., and the forthcoming hotel The Maker in Hudson, N.Y.

There are various options for adding fire features to existing homes, Mr. Brice and Mr. Mulvena said, including wood stoves, gas fireplaces and models that burn ethanol. But there are important differences: Some, like wood stoves, can function as the main heat source for a room; others, like ethanol fireplaces, are more about ambience.


Source article and image: https://www.nytimes.com
January 26, 2018