A fireplace can never match the efficiency of a stove. The carbon dioxide produced when burning is approximately the same as the carbon dioxide absorbed by the tree during its lifetime.
As long as the wood is not transported over long distances using fossil fuels, the CO2 emission of a fire is significantly lower than that of fossil fuels.
A cast iron fireback thus works like a radiator and may increase the efficiency of the fire by as much as 50%.
The thicker or heavier the cast iron fireback, the longer and softer this radiative effect.
Later the fireback received more decorative designs depicting classical stories, nature, and rural lives.
The fireplace fireback has always had two important functions: 1.
We deliver for free to the UK for orders above €200.
Strategic marriages reaffirmed a family’s social position, launched a young man’s political or economic career, and offered the woman economic security.
However, as the eighteenth century progressed a gradual transition took place.
For orders to the UK up to €200 we charge €15 up to 30 kg and €37,50 up to 45 kg. All the items shown on this site are in stock, can be ordered online, and will generally be delivered within 3 working days both in Europe and the US. We can advise you on the size, style and functionality of our fireplace firebacks and andirons as well as how to combine different fireplace accessories to create a beautiful, matching set.
Moreover, we can help you with in your fireplace with our various fireplace accessories.
It protects the backside of the fireplace against cracking and chipping.2.