Reduce wall temperatures around your fireplace and protect your artwork, electronics, and heat-sensitive materials.

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Valor’s unique HeatShift™ system transfers convective heat upwards through hidden ducts and directs it back into the room, completely bypassing walls and surface areas around the fireplace. Enjoy the peace of mind that surrounding walls, artwork, electronics and construction materials stay cool and are protected.

Heatshift elevates heat naturally using gravity and Valor product ingenuity—no need to use electricity or a fan.

A raised heat outlet improves convection airflow and circulates air back into the room at a higher elevation, reducing wall temperatures and improving overall performance.

Valor HeatShift™ Installation Options


Run heat sensitive finishing materials right up to the fireplace surround, including drywall, wood, tile, and stone. Install mantels at a one-to-one ratio of depth to height from the fireplace surround when using HeatShift.

Unlike many competitors’ products in the field, HeatShift uses standard construction techniques that comply with code requirements across North America.

Designed and built in North America, specifically for North American homes.

Options LX1 LX2/LT1/LT2 L1/2/3, H5/6 H3 P2
LDK1 | 48" Plenum
LDK2 | 48" Frame
LDK3 | Side Grilles
LDK4 | 38" Plenum
LDK5 | 38" Frame
LDK6 | 5" Liners + Clamps
LDK7 | Top Valance
LDK8 | 30" Plenum
LDK9 | 30" Plenum
LDK10 | 30" Frame
LDK11 | 4" Liners + Clamps
LDK12 | 18" Plenum
LDK13 | 18" Frame

If you select a Clean Install Kit (CIK) on a Linear series fireplace, HeatShift is required.
RC Backing Plates 1035BPB-RC, 1036BPB-RC or 1040BPB-RC are NOT compatible with HeatShift.


HeatShift™ is an ideal feature when adding heat sensitive materials directly above the fireplace, such as a wall-mounted TV. Learn more about the system, as well as how it integrates with other heat management features with your Valor gas fireplace.


Looking to heat other areas in your home? Valor's Remote Blower option (1270RBK) provides distribution of heat to other areas of your home such as bedrooms, hallways or utility rooms. We refer to this as multi-zone heating.

The Remote Blower connects directly to both 38" and 48" Front Wall Plenums, moving heat to separate spaces in the home for multi-zone heat management.

Valor Multi-Zone heating


HeatShift™ Specifications
Brochure Valor HeatShift brochure
HeatShift™ Reduce wall temperatures above the fireplace.
P2 HeatShift™ Planning and Installation
H3 HeatShift™ Planning and Installation
H5/H6 HeatShift™ Planning and Installation
L1/L2/L3 HeatShift™ Planning and Installation
LX1 HeatShift™ Planning and Installation
LX1 HeatShift™ Canopy HeatShift™ Canopy Kit for LX1 fireplaces.
LX2 HeatShift™ Planning and Installation
1270RBK Remote Blower Kit
2100SFK Steel Framing Kit
2200SFK Steel Framing Kit