Direct Vent Pro

Unleash Elegance and Performance with DirectVent® Pro by Duravent: Elevate Your Fireplace Experience!

Product Description

Experience the perfect blend of stunning design and Engineered Excellence® with DirectVent® Pro by Duravent. This unitized, coaxial venting system is crafted for use with direct vent gas or propane stoves, heaters, and fireplaces. Say goodbye to the hassles of gaskets and sealants – DirectVent® Pro offers superb performance with tight inner connections, making it the preferred choice of major stove and fireplace manufacturers in the U.S. and Canada.

Product Features

Materials and Construction: .020″ aluminum inner wall, .018″ galvanized steel outer wall, and painted outer walls made of laser-welded .018″ galvalume steel. Caps available in stainless steel and copper.

Clearances: Specified by the appliance manufacturer.

Diameters: Available in 4″ x 6 5/8″ and 5″ x 8″.

Listings: DirectVent Pro, in combination with the gas appliance, has been rigorously tested and listed as a decorative gas appliance system or direct vent heater system by major testing agencies like UL, CSA, Warnock Hersey, or OMNI. Always check with your appliance manufacturer for approval.

Typical Installation: Refer to our Typical Venting Installation drawings for a seamless setup, including components like Vertical Termination Cap, Storm Collar, Flashing, 45° Elbow, and more.

Direct Vent Pro

Product Specifications

Materials and Construction:

Inner Wall: 0.020″ aluminum
Outer Wall: 0.018″ galvanized steel
Painted Outer Walls: Laser-welded 0.018″ galvalume steel
Caps: Available in stainless steel and copper
Clearances:

Specified by the appliance manufacturer
Diameters:

Available in 4″ x 6 5/8″ and 5″ x 8″
Listings:

Tested and listed as a decorative gas appliance system or direct vent heater system by major testing agencies such as UL, CSA, Warnock Hersey, or OMNI. Always check with the appliance manufacturer for approval.
Typical Installation Components:

Vertical Termination Cap
Storm Collar
Flashing
Cathedral Ceiling Support Box
Pipe
45° Elbow
Class A Chimney Conversion Kit
4″ Flex
90° Elbow
Horizontal Termination Cap
Snorkel Termination Cap
Colinear Kit
3″ Flex
Co-Axial to Co-Linear Connector
Masonry Chimney Conversion Kit
Elbow Strap
Design Recommendations:

Inner and outer pipe diameters should match the outlet size of the appliance.
Follow the appliance manufacturer’s installation instructions for permitted vent configurations (horizontal, vertical, chimney reline, etc.).
Ensure minimum clearances between the vent pipe and nearby combustibles, following the appliance manufacturer’s installation instructions.
Use proper support and bracing.
Follow local building codes and have your venting system inspected.

Installation Options

1. Vertical Gas Stove Installations:

Measure the height from the stove outlet to the ceiling to determine the length of black pipe required.
Select a ceiling support/wall thimble cover or a cathedral ceiling support box.
2. Galvanized Pipe Length Determination:

Measure the ceiling thickness and the vertical rise in an attic or second story.
Firestops required at each floor level beyond the first floor ceiling support/wall thimble cover or cathedral ceiling support box.
Use a pair of 45° elbows if an offset is required to avoid obstructions.
Utilize elbow straps with offsets for proper support.
Wall straps are recommended for long vertical runs.
Attic Insulation Shield is required in the attic.
3. Roof Pitch Measurement:

Measure the roof pitch to determine the proper flashing and storm collar.
Determine the minimum height above the roof.
4. Horizontal Installations:

Check the appliance manufacturer’s instructions for minimum rise and maximum horizontal run.
Use a snorkel termination if height restrictions prevent adequate rise above the appliance.
Select the appropriate Horizontal Termination Cap as per the appliance manufacturer’s installation instructions.
Ensure compliance with wall thimble and firestop requirements, consulting the appliance manufacturer’s instructions.
For added protection of vinyl siding, select a vinyl siding standoff.

Fuel Types

Wood

Fuel Type Application

Wood

Clearances and Cavity Measurements

Clearances:

Clearances should be specified by the appliance manufacturer and adhered to for safety and optimal performance.
Maintain at least the minimum clearances (air-space) between the vent pipe and nearby combustibles as per the appliance manufacturer’s installation instructions.
Cavity Measurements for Vertical Gas Stove Installations:

Ceiling to Stove Outlet:

Measure the distance from the stove outlet to the ceiling to determine the length of black pipe required.
Galvanized Pipe Length Determination:

Measure the ceiling thickness and the vertical rise in an attic or second story.
Firestops are required at each floor level beyond the first floor ceiling support/wall thimble cover or cathedral ceiling support box.
Roof Pitch Measurement:

Measure the roof pitch to determine the proper flashing and storm collar.
Determine the minimum height above the roof.
Horizontal Installations:

Check the appliance manufacturer’s instructions for minimum rise and maximum horizontal run.
For horizontal installations, check for any height restrictions or obstructions and use necessary components accordingly.
Additional Recommendations:

Use a pair of 45° elbows if an offset is required in the galvanized pipe to avoid obstructions.
Utilize elbow straps with offsets for proper support.
For long vertical runs, use wall straps to ensure stability.
An Attic Insulation Shield is required in the attic for added safety.

Warranty

Limited warranty

Product Highlights

Elevate your home’s ambiance with the DirectVent® Pro by Duravent Fireplaces, a masterpiece of stunning design and cutting-edge engineering. Crafted with precision, this unitized, coaxial venting system stands out for its exceptional performance, becoming the top choice of major stove and fireplace manufacturers across the U.S. and Canada.

At the core of DirectVent® Pro is its meticulous construction. The inner wall, made from durable 0.020″ aluminum, ensures a reliable and long-lasting performance, while the outer wall, crafted from 0.018″ galvanized steel, provides robust support. The laser-welded outer walls made of galvalume steel not only guarantee durability but also contribute to the sleek finish that enhances the aesthetics of any interior.

Versatility meets innovation with DirectVent® Pro, available in diameters of 4″ x 6 5/8″ and 5″ x 8″. The unit’s ease of integration with gas or propane stoves, heaters, and fireplaces positions it as a go-to solution for both residential and commercial applications. The absence of gaskets or sealants (unless specified by the appliance manufacturer) streamlines the installation process, making it hassle-free for homeowners and professionals alike.

DirectVent® Pro goes beyond mere functionality, offering a range of termination caps in stainless steel and copper, allowing homeowners to personalize their fireplace systems. The product’s listings by major testing agencies such as UL, CSA, Warnock Hersey, or OMNI speak volumes about its compliance with rigorous safety and quality standards, providing peace of mind for users.

The installation process is further simplified with a comprehensive range of components, including vertical termination caps, storm collars, flashings, and more. Whether it’s a vertical gas stove installation or a horizontal setup, DirectVent® Pro provides the flexibility and reliability needed for a seamless and efficient venting system.

Company Overview for Manufacturer

Duravent Group, a prominent player in the heating and ventilation industry, stands as a beacon of innovation and excellence in the design and manufacturing of venting solutions. Established with a steadfast commitment to delivering top-tier products, Duravent has become a trusted name known for setting benchmarks in safety, efficiency, and style within residential and commercial spaces.

At the heart of Duravent’s success is a relentless pursuit of innovation and engineering excellence. The company’s dedication to staying at the forefront of technology is evident in its continual investment in research and development. This commitment ensures that Duravent’s products, including the highly acclaimed DirectVent® Pro by Duravent Fireplaces, embody the latest advancements while maintaining the highest standards of craftsmanship.

Duravent Group has earned its position as an industry leader through a combination of expertise, quality, and reliability. With a diverse range of venting solutions, the company addresses the dynamic needs of the HVAC industry, providing solutions that not only meet but exceed industry standards. The DirectVent® Pro, as a flagship product, reflects Duravent’s commitment to delivering cutting-edge solutions that enhance the overall performance of heating appliances.

Beyond technological prowess, Duravent Group is recognized for its dedication to customer satisfaction. The company’s comprehensive product lines are designed to cater to both residential and commercial applications, offering flexibility and versatility. With a focus on safety and aesthetics, Duravent’s solutions have become the preferred choice for major stove and fireplace manufacturers across the United States and Canada.

FAQs

Q: Is DirectVent® Pro suitable for both gas and propane stoves?
A: Yes, DirectVent® Pro is designed for use with both gas and propane stoves.

Q: What materials are used in the construction of DirectVent® Pro?
A: The inner wall is made of 0.020″ aluminum, and the outer wall is constructed from 0.018″ galvanized steel.

Q: Are there options for termination caps other than stainless steel and copper?
A: No, termination caps are available in stainless steel and copper finishes for customization.

Q: Is the installation of DirectVent® Pro complicated?
A: No, the installation is streamlined, and no gaskets or sealants are required unless specified by the appliance manufacturer.

Q: What diameters are available for DirectVent® Pro?
A: DirectVent® Pro comes in 4″ x 6 5/8″ and 5″ x 8″ diameters.

Q: Can DirectVent® Pro be used with any brand of stove or fireplace?
A: It’s crucial to check with your appliance manufacturer for approval as compatibility may vary.

Q: Are there specific clearances that need to be maintained during installation?
A: Yes, clearances should be specified by the appliance manufacturer, and adherence is crucial for safety and optimal performance.

Q: What listings does DirectVent® Pro have?
A: DirectVent® Pro, when combined with the gas appliance, is listed as a decorative gas appliance system or direct vent heater system by major testing agencies such as UL, CSA, Warnock Hersey, or OMNI.

Q: Can I use DirectVent® Pro for a horizontal installation?
A: Yes, it is suitable for horizontal installations; however, you should check the appliance manufacturer’s instructions for specific requirements.

Q: Is there a range of termination caps available for DirectVent® Pro?
A: Yes, there is a variety of termination caps to choose from, providing options for different preferences.

Q: What components are recommended for a typical installation?
A: Components include Vertical Termination Cap, Storm Collar, Flashing, Cathedral Ceiling Support Box, Pipe, 45° Elbow, Class A Chimney Conversion Kit, 4″ Flex, 90° Elbow, Horizontal Termination Cap, and more.

Q: Can DirectVent® Pro be used in a chimney reline?
A: Check the appliance manufacturer’s instructions for venting configurations permitted, including chimney reline, as specifications may vary.

Q: Are there design recommendations for using DirectVent® Pro?
A: Yes, including matching inner and outer pipe diameters to the appliance outlet size and following the appliance manufacturer’s instructions for vent configurations.

Q: How do I determine the length of galvanized pipe required for installation?
A: Measure the ceiling thickness and vertical rise in an attic or second story, and refer to the appliance manufacturer’s instructions for additional guidance.

Q: Is DirectVent® Pro approved for use on all appliances?
A: Always check the manufacturer’s rating plate and instruction manual to confirm that it is approved for use on the specific brand name appliance.

Q: What is the purpose of an Attic Insulation Shield?
A: An Attic Insulation Shield is required in the attic to enhance safety during installation.