This would be on the lower floor center of a 1700sf house. Also, anything to cool down the stove would be a plus. I'm kinda paranoid. What did you use for a stove pipe? I'm thinking of this: http://www.hearth.com/econtent/index.php/forums/viewthread/65264/ Did you get a tax credit for the chimney and pipe? I wonder if I can claim the fan.