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Flex 140IL.BX1 Island Fireplace Insert

Flex 140IL.BX1 Island Fireplace Insert

Designed as a room divider with four open sides.

The zero-clearance Flex Island fireplace insert is designed as a room divider, with four open sides enabling the hypnotic flame to be viewed from the front, back, left and right sides. The UL Listed Flex Island models come with a base component that holds the burner and a top component that lines the bulkhead above.

With an EcoSmart Flex 140IL.BX1, you have design freedom with the choice of a Decorative Box on the left or right-hand side. Both designs are fitted with a glass panel that divides the box and the Firebox and creates an attractive streamlined look. Instantly transform any wall into a feature, indoors or out, with a stylish, clean-lined Flex Firebox.

One of the longest flames available in the Flex Series is created by using 3 of our ever-popular XL900 Burners. With an overall heating capacity of 180m2 this appliance is best suited to large open spaces - think hotel lobby, large open plan restaurants.

Each burner holds 9L of fuel, and can deliver a stunning flame for up to 13 hours.

Product Configuration

Select Fuel Type*

Ethanol Ethanol Burner
Ethanol  - Studio Image by EcoSmart Fire

Select Burner Colour*

Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel  - Studio Image by EcoSmart Fire
Black
Black  - Studio Image by EcoSmart Fire

Included Accessories

  • Fire Lighter
  • Lighting Rod
  • Jerry Can 5L
  • Bottle Adaptor
  • XL Baffles
  • Black Glass Charcoal

Key Features

Multi room

Indoor or outdoor multi room application. With four open sides, view the flame from multiple vantage points.

Base + bulkhead

Flex Island models come with a base component that holds the burner and a top component that lines the bulkhead above.

No gas or electricity

No gas, no electricity, no chimney, no venting or external vent cap. 4 fewer General Contractors.

Self contained

All the fuel is housed within Flex’s self-contained burner so you don’t have to run a gas line or electric wires through your walls.

Zero clearance

The zero clearance construction allows your Flex fireplace to be framed into wood or metal studs, providing installation freedom and flexibility for builders.

Quick and easy assembly

Requiring virtually no assembly, Flex Fireboxes are designed to be placed into the desired location, safely secured into position, and operated immediately.

Colours

Available in black, firebox comes with stainless steel burners and decorative Black Glass Charcoal.

Luxurious finish

Available in a timeless black finish, Flex Fireboxes come with stainless steel burners and black glass charcoal.

Rust proof

Zinc sealed steel construction powder coated with super hi-temp black paint prevents rusting so all fireplaces can be used both indoors or outdoors.

Wind screen

Includes a translucent, toughened glass fire screen that provides an added layer of safety, peace of mind and comfort.

Clean burning

The fireplace inserts are fuelled by eco-friendly clean-burning e-NRG bioethanol, a renewable energy that emits no soot or smoke.

Technical Specifications

Construction

  • Weight 163kg [360lb]
  • Model Dimensions mm [in] W 3770mm [148.4in] D 354mm [13.9in] H 807mm [31.8in]
  • Viewing Area mm [in] W 3560mm [140.2in] D 340mm [13.4in] H 502mm [19.8in]
  • Materials Mild Steel & Toughened Glass
  • Colours
Our fireboxes are manufactured to the highest standards and in accordance with ISO 9001:2008.

Fuel Efficiency

Volume Capacity
9 L
2.4 Gal
Heats on Average
60m2
646ft2
Minimal Room
110m3
3885ft3
Thermal Output
15000 BTU/h
4.4 kW 16 MJ/h
Burn Time
8-13h
9 Litres
* These values are indicative only and may vary depending on the model purchased, installation environment, and the composition of the e-NRG bioethanol sourced in each country.

FAQ's

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Are ethanol fireplaces good for the environment?

EcoSmart Fire’s ethanol fireplace burners and fireplace inserts, when paired with our e-NRG bioethanol fuel are clean burning with the only byproduct being heat, steam and carbon dioxide (the same stuff we exhale). Unlike gas fireplace inserts and wood burning fireplace inserts, EcoSmart Fire’s ethanol fireplaces do not produce messy pollutants like soot, smoke, and ash.

Can EcoSmart Fires be installed everywhere?

Almost everywhere! EcoSmart Fires cannot be installed into small rooms that are less than our minimum room size which is burner specific. For all other installations, you must comply with our compulsory clearances and installation instructions. Approval from building authorities may be required prior to installation in your area. Please make sure you contact appropriate parties before installing your EcoSmart Fire.

How much does it cost to maintain an ethanol fireplace?

EcoSmart Fire’s ethanol fireplaces require little maintenance. It is important to keep the lid closed when not in use to keep debris out of the ethanol burner that can cause corrosion and damages. The 304 stainless steel tank is built to last a lifetime if proper cleaning procedures are done when needed.

Do bioethanol fireplaces produce heat?

Yes, although it does depend upon the size of the fireplace and also the size of the room itself. But a fire of an appropriate size can produce a good level of heat when considered properly in terms of its actual output and how it is positioned in the space. Bioethanol fires are a secondary source of heat that deliver a myriad of lifestyle benefits that can’t be achieved from primary heat sources such as radiators or reverse cycle air conditioning.

What is bioethanol fuel?

Bioethanol (also known as methylated spirits or simply ethanol) is a form of renewable energy. It’s a clear, colourless liquid that’s commonly made from fermenting the sugar and starch components of plant by-products like sugarcane and grain crops.

What are the benefits of a zero clearance ethanol fireplace insert?

EcoSmart Fire’s Flex Fireplace Series has the necessary clearances to combustible frame components already built-in meaning they can be framed with wood studs. This gives you the freedom to install your ethanol fireplace insert in small and unique spaces. When selecting a location for the fireplace it is important to consider the required minimum room sizes and clearances. Please reference our Flex Series installation manual.

Why use bioethanol?

Bioethanol, a renewable energy, is the cleanest and most efficient fuel on the market, which means there are no emissions and no soot or ash to clean up.

Do I need to service my ethanol fireplace in any way?

Yes, normal maintenance and care is very important! Instructions are included in the Installation, Operating and Maintenance Manual supplied with your EcoSmart Fire product.

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