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1. Caddy Style:-a fireplace mantel design where the mantelpiece has flush edges.
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2. CAE:
Combined Annual Efficiency is a measure of the amount of heat produced for every dollar of fuel consumed for both home heating and water heating.
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3. Cap
Covering that is attached to the top of a chimney.
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4. Carbon Dioxide:
This gas is produced from carbon units with sufficient oxygen and is a component of several types of natural gases
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5. Carbon Dioxide
Definition:A gas which is product of combustion resulting when carbon units with sufficient oxygen to produce complete combustion. Carbon dioxide is a component of many natural gases.
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6. Carbon Monoxide-A poisonous, combustible gas formed by incomplete combustion of carbon or reduction of carbon dioxide.
Submitted on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 7:28:51 PM

7. Carbon Monoxide-This poisonous gas is very combustible and if leaked into a home, will silently kill
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8. Carbon Monoxide
Definition:An odorless, poisonous, flammable gas produced when carbon burns with insufficient air. Deadly to humans.
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9. CAST IRON
Definition:A material used in many fireplaces. Iron is heated to a liquid form and poured into molds, usually having decorative features.
Submitted on Sunday, March 27, 2016 7:28:51 PM

10. Catalytic Combustor
a device used on some wood burning stoves to reduce the temperature at which smoke is ignited.
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11. Catalytic Combustor
Definition:Some wood burning stoves have this device as a way of reducing the temperature at which smoke is ignited
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12. Catalytic Combustor
a device used on some wood stoves to increase combustion efficiency by lowering flue gas ignition temperatures.
Submitted on Saturday, June 28, 2014 7:28:51 PM

13. Catalytic Combustor:-Also sometimes known as 'Cats'. These are honey-combed ceramic chambers coated with a metallic catalyst that is used to lower the temperature at which wood will burn. This allows wood to burn slower, longer and therefore, more efficiently. This then means that the fumes that would normally be released via the chimney are burned more effectively thereby releasing fewer pollutants. Click here to read more about these.
Submitted on Thursday, February 19, 2015 7:28:51 PM

14. Catalytic Combustor
Definition:a device used on some wood burning stoves to reduce the temperature at which smoke is ignited.
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15. Catalytic Combustor:Device used on some woodburning stoves to reduce the temperature at which smoke is ignited.
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16. Catalytic Combustor
A device used on some wood burning stoves to reduce the temperature at which smoke is ignited.
Submitted on Monday, December 28, 2015 7:28:51 PM

17. CERTIFIED:-Equipment or material identified as having undergone approved inspection and compliance manufacturing and performance procedures.
Submitted on Sunday, October 09, 2016 7:28:51 PM

18. CFM-Cubic Feet per Minute
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19. CHASE
Definition:An enclosure for a "Class A" or factory-built chimney which hides the metal chimney from view.
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20. CHASE:
A structure built around, and enclosing, portions of chimney exterior to the house.
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21. Chase
Definition:A space for chimney to pass through to its highest termination point.
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22. CHIMNEY
A portion of the venting system, through which flue gases are vented to the outdoors, and by which penetrated combustible surfaces are protected; a primarily vertical shaft enclosing at least one flue, the design of which results in a natural draft.
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23. Chimney-system for venting hot flue smoke from fireplace thru chimney or "stack effect" (the pressure difference between outside air and heated air inside room or firebox)
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24. CHIMNEY:
One or more passageways, vertical or nearly so, for conveying flue gases to the outside atmosphere
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25. Chimney:
The passageway where flue or vent gases can escape to the outside atmosphere
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26. Chimney
Definition:A vent for combustion by-products.
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27. Chimney
Definition:A structure, usually vertical, containing a passage or flue by which the smoke, gases, etc., of a fire or furnace are carried off and by means of which a draft is created. Can be constructed of various materials. May be mispronounced as chimbley or chimley.
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28. CHIMNEY CAP OR FLUE CAP
A factory-fabricated appliance that is installed on the chimney top to protect the chimney from water intrusion, birds, leaves and other debris.
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29. Chimney Effect-Rising air in the chimney creates suction. This suction then sucks in more warm air from the room which then escapes out through the chimney. Approximately half the heat produced by a chimney can be lost this way.
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30. Circulating Firebox:Firebox with slatted ventilation where fans can be installed for air circulation. These vents should not be covered.
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31. CIRCULATING FIREPLACE
Definition:A fireplace with multiple-wall construction around the fire chamber which permits air to circulate between the walls, become heated, and enter the house directly.
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32. CIRCULATING STOVE
Definition:Also see circulating fireplace. A stove with an outer jacket (usually sheet metal) beyond the main structure, with openings at or near the bottom and top so that air can circulate between the stove body and its jacket. For purposes of determining safe clearances, a circulating stove must be fully jacketed on all four sides, including at the access doors and on the top.
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33. CLEAN OUT DOOR-An door located on the exterior base of the chimney which provides access into the ash pit for the purpose of removing ash.
Submitted on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 7:28:51 PM

34. Clearance
Fire and building codes state that there should be a certain distance between a fireplace or stove and any combustible objects such as furniture. These requirements should always be followed.
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35. Clearance-the distance required by manufacturers and building codes between stove, connector pipe or chimney and any combustible materials.
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36. Clearance
Definition:the distance required by building and fire codes between stove, smoke pipe or chimney and combustible materials such as wood furniture or carpets. Clearances must be obeyed even if the combustible materials, such as wood furniture or carpets, are protected by noncombustible plaster or other masonry materials.
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37. Clearance:This is the distance between the stove, smoke pipe or chimney, and combustible materials needed by the building and fire code
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38. Clearance:-the distance required by building and fire codes between stove, smoke pipe or chimney and combustible materials such as wood furniture or carpets. Clearances must be obeyed even if the combustible materials, such as wood furniture or carpets, are protected by noncombustible plaster or other masonry materials.
Submitted on Saturday, July 18, 2015 7:28:51 PM

39. Clearance
Definition:Distance required by building and fire codes between stove, smokepipe, or chimney and combustible material such as wood furniture or carpets. Clearances must be obeyed even if the combustible material is covered by noncombustible plaster or other masonry materials.
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40. CLEARANCES:Minimum distance, composed only of an air space, which must be maintained between a heat source such as a fireplace or vent and combustible surfaces. Distance required by building and fire codes between stove, fireplace, or chimney and combustible materials such as wood furniture or carpets. Clearances must be obeyed even if the combustible materials covered by noncombustible plaster or other masonry materials.
Submitted on Monday, August 18, 2014 7:28:51 PM

41. CO-AXIAL DIRECT VENT-A Direct Vent system consisting of a length of sealed, exhaust pipe inside a same length of a larger diameter combustion air pipe. Basically a pipe within another pipe - center is exhaust and outer donut area is fresh air.
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42. CO-LINEAR DIRECT VENT:
A Direct Vent system consisting of two separate pipes of the same diameter. One pipe for exhaust and the other for combustion air.
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43. COMBUSTIBLE MATERIAL:
Material made of, or surfaced with, wood, compressed paper, plant fibers, or other material that will ignite and burn, as applied to materials adjacent to or in contact with heat-producing appliances, chimney connectors, steam and hot water pipes and warm air ducts. Such material shall be considered as combustible even though flame proofed, fire retardant treated, or plastered.
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44. COMBUSTION-The process of burning, or oxidation accompanied by heat. When sufficiently rapid, also accompanied by light.
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45. Combustion
Process by which fuel burns. For this to occur, three elements are required
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46. Compressor:The part of the outdoor air conditioner or heat pump that compresses and pumps refrigerant throughout the system.
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47. CONDENSATION
Definition:The liquid byproduct (water) of gas combustion, usually most visible at fireplace start up.
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48. Condenser Coil:-The outdoor portion of an air conditioning or heat pump system that serves as a heat transfer point for dispelling heat to the outside air.
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49. CONVECTION HEATING:The natural movement of air as it heats up and expands. This creates a natural flow of air as the warmer air moves upward and is replaced by cooler air.
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50. Corbel
an arch or protruding support piece of a fireplace mantel designed to support weight.
Submitted on Tuesday, November 04, 2014 7:28:51 PM

51. Corner Mantelpiece-a mantel shelf designed to accommodate a fireplace positioned in a corner; typical corner fireplaces include electric fireplaces that do not require a flue or ventilation.
Submitted on Tuesday, September 09, 2014 7:28:51 PM

52. Creosote
Definition:A very flammable by-product of combustion that can buildup within the smoke pipe and chimney and then ignite, causing "chimney-fire".
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53. Creosote:Deposits of condensed wood smoke in the chimney and connector pipe resulting from incomplete combustion. It can ignite and cause a chimney fire.
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54. Creosote:-a very flammable byproduct of combustion that can build up within the smoke pipe and chimney and then ignite, causing "chimney-fire."
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55. Creosote:-Over time, this flammable buildup occurs in chimneys. Being combustible, if not cleaned, it can ignite and cause a house fire.
Submitted on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 7:28:51 PM

56. Creosote
This is an extremely flammable by-product of combustion that tends to build-up in chimneys. It is formed from condensed wood smoke and indicates incomplete combustion. This is dangerous as it can ignite and cause what is referred to as ' chimney fire' . It is normally a hard black or brown substance that can either be flaky or have a bubbly appearance. Coal tar creosote is a substance most commonly used to preserve wood in the United States and is made up of a combination of chemicals.
Submitted on Tuesday, June 07, 2016 7:28:51 PM

57. Creosote
a very flammable byproduct of combustion that can build up within the smoke pipe and chimney and then ignite, causing "chimney-fire."
Submitted on Friday, December 09, 2016 7:28:51 PM

58. CREOSOTE:
Chimney and stovepipe deposits originating as condensed wood smoke having three stages. 1st stage is soot, 2nd stage is lumpy and crisp, 3rd stage looks like roofing tar and is smooth as glass.
Submitted on Saturday, May 17, 2014 7:28:51 PM

59. Crown:The finish or cap on top of the chimney which seals and protects it from the weather.
Submitted on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 7:28:51 PM

60. CSA-Canadian Standards Association International test products for compliance to national and international standards, and issue certification marks for qualified products. Certification marks tell potential customers and users that a product has been evaluated by a formal process-involving examination, testing and follow-up inspection - and that it complies with applicable standards for safety and performance.
Submitted on Thursday, March 12, 2015 7:28:51 PM


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