I installed a propane direct vent fireplace bought from Security Chimney International about 12 years ago. I now want to convert it to natural gas. I have phoned the company and they told me that the model is not being made any more so nothing is available but to check with a dealer. A dealer close to where I live said the same thing. What is involved in converting an old model fireplace from propane to natural gas?
1This sounds like a "shop for me" question and not an actual how-to question.– StevenJun 18, 2013 at 19:46
I think the question needs to focus on what is involved in converting from propane to natural gas not how do you find the upgrade for your unit - which probably doesn't exist. Pictures and description of what you have would help, including if you have natural gas in your home and where it is compared to fireplace.– DMooreJun 18, 2013 at 20:14
I'm not sure I understand what you mean in the last part of your last sentence. The natural gas is being hooked up to the house and a there will be connection to the fireplace. The model of fireplace is Security Chimneys International PDV 33P.– user13541Jun 19, 2013 at 13:08
1What is involved seems to be a fair question. Google finds "Security Chimneys," and their fireplace products link takes you to Lennox. Lennox's web page (lennoxhearthproducts.com/owner-resources/literature) includes manuals that describe the conversion process. I think most ship configured for natural gas, so perhaps you'll get lucky and find that when the installer converted, the removed orifices were left behind?– Tim BJun 20, 2013 at 17:10
The conversion kit usually consists of a different sized orifice to handle the LP fuel. I had to do this on my outdoor grill when I converted from LP to NG.