Homeowners continue to consider fireplaces as a primary point of interest for their homes, but many are opting for modern designs rather than traditional hearths.
Fireplace Xtrordinair's new collection of High Output Linear Gas Fireplaces serve as full-convection home heaters, with the largest model capable of heating up to 2,800 square feet with 56,000 Btu. An optional power heat vent kit can be used to heat additional rooms up to 20 feet away. fireplacex.com
Heat & Glo’s Mezzo linear fireplace is equipped with modern conveniences such as Wi-Fi capability, which allows users to operate the fireplace from an app via mobile device. Choose from four widths from 36 to 72 inches, and single- or two-sided styles. heatnglo.com
For homeowners looking for more traditional fireplace layouts, Napoleon's StarFire model fulfills the modern aesthetic with its clean lines and expansive glass area, without the linear layout. napoleonfireplaces.com