We have a new direct vent gas fireplace installed flush to the wall in a new home.
Cold draft from direct vent gas fireplace.
Warm air enters the top of the firebox gets chilled by the coldness.
There are two kinds of drafts vent drafts and flue drafts.
Are natural reverse convection drafts occurring.
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I am going to make the assumption that the builder put no.
Stuffing the hole s with batt insulation will slow the draft down.
Of the box drops down the back out the lower louvers creating the effect of a draft.
Another great solution for preventing these drafts is to install a direct vent gas insert.
If the wall behind the fireplace is uninsulated which is common the problem will be worse.
Our magnetic fireplace vent covers stop drafts from vents circulating cold air.
A direct vent gas insert will stop those pesky drafts because the insert fits snugly inside the fireplace opening and the insert itself is a sealed firebox.
There is an icy cold draft coming from the face of the unit mainly at the bottom where the controls are but the draft can be felt all around.
I am getting a cold draft from the bottom vent top of unit where fireplace meets mantle and even surrounding area where floor meets mantle.
This unit is five years old and installed when home was built.
A direct vent gas inserts is flued up the chimney but because it is a sealed firebox the cold air cannot escape back into the room.
Leaving the fireplace pilot light on in the winter will help.
Also you may discover that the knockout for the gas line is letting cold air come in.
The dog house is vinyl siding and there is an 8 inch vent out the back of it.