As with any vented hearth product, please rely on the expertise of a hearth professional for installation. All installations must be done in accordance with the owner’s manual and the local building codes. For installation requirements not specifically addressed in the owners manual or by building codes,refer to theNFPA 54. Our sales staff has over 60 years combined experience to ensurre that your installation is safe and legal. It is essential that a permit be pulled with every installation. Your local inspector is the person who will be checking the installation to ensure everything is to code.