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Energy Savings

Did you know...?

  • At least 35 litres of water comes down each chimney every year.
  • Up to 80% of heat in a room is lost up the chimney.

A Chimney Closure will...

  • Improve comfort levels in your home.
  • Save you money.
  • Keep out rain, birds and noise.

Chimney Checklist?

  • Are you seeing more smoke than fire?
  • Wet chimneys -contribute to smokey fires and dampness problems
  • Have birds nested in your chimney?
  • On a windy day does your chimney howl?
  • Does your fire burn out too quickly?
  • Not using your fire daily?

Save Money & Energy By Fitting A Chimney Closure

  • A Chimney Closure in you room will reduce heat loss by up to 66%
  • Prevent birds nesting in your chimney
  • Reduce Carbon Dioxide emissions by over 500kg per annum
  • Reduce outside noise
  • Prevent rain getting into your chimney
  • Control the draught level in your fire and save fuel

Stop that draft

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the advantages of having a Chimney Closure installed?

The chimney closure reduces heat loss and eliminates down draughts when the fireplace is not in use. The chimney closure seals out sleet, rain and snow. It keeps out birds, animals and reduces noise. Also, it allows draught control when the fire is in use.

2. How does the Chimney Closure save me money?

The annual savings are calculated to be over €110 per year. The calculated saving of carbon dioxide (CO2) is 0.5 tonnes per year. The simple payback for the Chimney Closure is just over 2 years.*

3. Is the Chimney Closure suitable for any flue size?

The Chimney Closure is available in sizes to suit most standard flue liners.

4. How does the chimney closure work?

A spring loaded cap, fitted to a customised sleeve, is simply placed in the chimney and locked into position.. It is shut by means of a chain that extends through the flue, to the fireplace, where it is secured to a bracket fastened into the forward part of the side fireplace wall.

5. How long does it take to install?

The fitting time will vary from house to house but on average, the Chimney Closure can be installed onto a chimney in under 45 minutes.

6. Can I install myself?

Yes, Home owners can install the unit themselves. A spring loaded cap, fitted to a customised sleeve, is simply placed in the chimney and locked into position. At the fireside a bracket is attached using two self tapping screws and the last link of the chain is attached to the end of the bracket.

7. Is it guaranteed?

Yes, there is a full guarantee on the unit for 2 years.

8. What is the Chimney Closure constructed from?

The Chimney Closure is designed and manufactured in Ireland. It is constructed from Stainless Steel for durability.

9. Is it Patented?


10. Is it suitable for open fireplaces?

Yes, the chimney closure is suitable for solid fuel open fireplaces.

Stop that draft


BCD Energy Consultants, Rossestown, Thurles, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
Telephone: 0818 228 228   Email: info@bcdenergy.ie

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