What is the clearance to the side wall on a Flare frameless linear corner unit

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The linear Fireplace side clearance ( no glass side ) is the same as back of the fireplace:

  • 1” to Non-Combustible.
  • 2” to Combustible. Combustible cannot be exposed behind/side of the Fireplace.

If installed in an existing corner, two option to plan and install:

Option 1

  • Cover existing corners, walls and wood studs or any other combustible metrical with Non-Combustible ( Cement board or Type X fire rated , ~ 1/2 ” thick or  ).
  • Install fireplace 2” from Non-Combustible back.
  • in case of a side wall next to the front glass, install Fireplace 4″ from the side.

Back : fireplace is 2” from back Non-Combustible & 2.5” from covered Combustible existing material.

Side : Fireplace is 4″ from Non-Combustible and the fireplace glass is 7″ from the side wall . See chart below . Red line showing reflective heat from the glass .

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Best option for corner unit that are installed in an existing homes and a chase is built around it.

Option 2

  • Construct the walls and studs on the back and side of the fireplace from Non-Combustible material. Metal studs and cement board.
  • Clearance of 1” from Metal studs and Non-Combustible material.
  • Any Combustible is covered with Non-Combustible and is 2” away.
  • In case of a side wall , keep fireplace 4″ from the side wall .
  • See chart below:

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Any stud above the unit must be metal in both options above.

Please see below for more related information from the framing guide

http://flarefireplaces.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Frame-30RC.pdf

 

 

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