The cold season tempts you to light a fire in the hearth and enjoy the pleasant atmosphere created by the warmth of the wood stove.
Fireplaces bring warmth to the home. When the wood is burnt correctly, emissions incurred by burning are reduced.
Using natural light reduces electricity bills. This is why it pays off to place the living rooms of a new detached house facing south and west.
Are you planning to build a new detached house or to have one built?