A fireplace has an open combustion. Due to the open combustion, harmful flue gases and combustion residues also enter the home. Almost 70% of the heat disappears through the chimney.
Advantages and disadvantages of a fireplace:
A gas fire is easy to use and has flames that can hardly be distinguished from a fire. A gas fire has an open or closed combustion. Flue gasses released must be removed via a flue.
In the Netherlands, a gas fireplace will only be possible in the future by using gas bottles.
Advantages and disadvantages of a gas fire: