Can you use bio ethanol fires indoors?
Are bioethanol fires safe indoors? Yes, you can buy specially-designed indoor bioethanol fires that are perfectly safe to use indoors. While bioethanol fires do produce carbon dioxide, this substance is only produced in small amounts and is a natural by-product of any real fire.
Will a bio ethanol fire heat a room?
However, what we can say is that an Imagin Bioethanol fireplace will heat an average sized living room by around 3 to 5 degrees. This is approximately the same as having an electric heater on a medium setting. You can of course adjust many of the Biofires so that the flame is larger or smaller.
Do bio ethanol fires need ventilation?
Do I have to ventilate the room when the fire is on? Unlike gas or wood-burning fireplaces, there is no need for a flue or chimney in a room with a bio ethanol fireplace. That being said, bio ethanol fires consume some of the oxygen in the room, which means that fresh air needs to be let in once in a while.
Are bio ethanol fireplaces any good?
Bioethanol fireplaces are a great choice for modern self builds, providing the charm of a fireplace without compromising the home’s airtightness with a chimney. Bioethanol fireplaces used bioethanol as a fuel.
How much heat do you get from a bio ethanol fireplaces produce?
around three kilowatt-hours
In technical terms, bioethanol fireplaces produce around three kilowatt-hours (kWh) of heat when the fuel box is fully open. To give you an idea of how hot this is, the average electric fire will generate around 2kWh of heat.
Do you need a chimney for a bio ethanol fire?
A bioethanol fire is a cleaner, safer, more eco-friendly way to enjoy a real fire in the home. The fuel doesn’t emit smoke or fumes, so you don’t need a chimney. Bioethanol fireplaces are simple to set up – just unpack it, fill it with bioethanol fuel, and enjoy a real flame within minutes.
Do biofuel fires need a chimney?
No. You dont need to have a chimney as our bioethanol fireplaces are smokeless. This is why we sell so many biofires to people in flats, as well as houses, conservatories etc. If you do have a chimney, then of course you can still use a bioethanol fireplace too, and it doesnt matter if the chimney is blocked or open.