Modern fireplaces over the years have become sophisticated and elegant in their designs as well as eliminating the need for cleanup or wood storage. Some great improvements with the growth of free standing fireplaces and wall mounted fireplaces is that they come in so many different styles offering great choices for any room in the home. Choosing a fireplace that is minimalist or one that is more traditional, will enhance any design style of the home you are adding this great heating option. Today's modern fireplaces are very sleek, stylish and futuristic in their designs. Whichever style you choose in a fireplace, it will definitely change the way the space looks and feels.
Wood fuel is proven beyond any reasonable doubt to be carbon neutral. Unlike the common belief amongst peers, wood burning doesn't increase atmospheric carbon dioxide levels. Though wood logs will obviously emit carbon dioxide while burning, the carbon discharged will be counterbalanced by the growing trees. This is a fact since trees absorb carbon dioxide and emit pure oxygen which aids minimize the levels of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere.