Some have raised concerns about heat damage to sensitive electrical components as reasons to avoid installing a flat-screen television above the hearth. We do, however, share the valid concern about heat issues when mounting a TV or artwork above a fireplace.
As a result, the temperature of the wall above the fireplace is always cool—keeping your TV, artwork, and finish materials safe.
These temperatures are not conducive to mounting a TV (or treasured artwork) above the fireplace—it simply poses too great a risk of damage.
High temperatures can distort a wall’s surface, peel or discolor paint, crack marble, cause wood paneling to warp, bend or split, and melt tile adhesives. Cool Wall Technology is just one of several innovative features that sets Ortal modern gas fireplaces apart in the industry.