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T.E. Toomey Co. Inc. - Distributor of Plastic Pipe, Flue Linings, Manhole Protective Covers and more...For more than 200 years, the Rumford Fireplace design has been used in homes of all types.
 

Buckley Rumford CompanyRumford fireplaces are tall and shallow to reflect more heat, and they have streamlined throats to eliminate turbulence and carry away the smoke with little loss of heated room air

 

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For more than 200 years, the Rumford Fireplace design has been used in homes of all types.  The angled-wall design forces more heat into the room, whole the curved throat minimizes heat loss up the chimney.  and they're easy to install using Superior Clay's line of Rumford components. 

Rumford fireplaces were common from 1796, when Count Rumford first wrote about them, until about 1850. Jefferson had them built at Monticello, and Thoreau listed them among the modern conveniences that everyone took for granted. There are still many original Rumford fireplaces - often buried behind newer renovations-throughout the country.

Count Rumford, for whom the fireplace is named, was born Benjamin Thompson in Woburn, Massachusetts in 1753 and, because he was a loyalist, he left (abruptly) with the British in 1776. He spent much of his life as an employee of the Bavarian government where he received his title, "Count of the Holy Roman Empire." Rumford is known primarily for the work he did on the nature of heat.

Core Components
Clay Flue Liners
Smoke Chambers
Dampers
Throats
Firebrick
Panelized Herringbone Fireboxes
Refractory Mortar

Optional Accessories
Fireplace Doors
Screens
Gas Logs
Ash Dumps/Air Kits
Andirons

Products for Special Needs
Chimney Top Dampers
Ceramic Fiber Paper
Metal Chimneys
Power Venting
Make-up Air System

     

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