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VB2 Ethanol Burner

Transform traditional fireplaces with ease.

Whether an Edwardian, Federation, Art Deco or Art Nouveau fireplace, the VB2 has been designed to be easily integrated into existing fireplaces. The minimalist design mean you can easily convert an older style fireplace into a clean-burning bioethanol fire.

Product Configuration

Select Model Finish*

Black
Black  - Studio Image by EcoSmart Fire

Included Accessories

  • Jerry Can 5L
  • Bottle Adaptor
  • Lighting Rod
  • Fire Lighter

Key Features

Easily placed

Simply place the purpose-designed stainless steel burner within the grate in the fireplace.

Adjustable feet

The burner can be levelled and lifted to the best setting, depending on the depth of the grill it’s being placed within.

Built to last

The VB2 has several layers of internal features that increase its efficiency including vertical baffles, aspiration vents and dense padding – all of which are dishwasher proof.

Monochrome hue

VB2 is finished in black, super high temperature powdercoat, designed to blend with existing fireplaces.

Dedicated filling point

A designated, inbuilt filling point decreases the likelihood of overfilling.

Minimal maintenance

A simple lid is used to extinguish the flame and cover the burner opening when not in use, preventing dust or debris from falling into the tank, leaving it clean and safe for year-round use.

Technical Specifications

Construction

  • Weight 1.8kg [4lb]
  • Model Dimensions mm [in] L 330mm [13in] W 110mm [4.3in] D 113mm [4.4in]
  • Application Indoor
  • Materials Stainless Steel Grade 304
  • Colours
A size template is available to test the burner fits the setting.

Accessories

Includes everything you need to easily operate and protect your investment for many years to come.

Fuel Efficiency

Volume Capacity
2 L
0.5 Gal
Heats on Average
15m2
161ft2
Minimal Room
45m3
1589ft3
Thermal Output
6180 BTU/h
2.5 kW 7.2 MJ/h
Burn Time
6h
2 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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What is the difference between gel and EcoSmart Fire’s ethanol fireplaces?

There are key differences between gel fireplaces and ethanol fireplaces in terms of operation and performance. Gel fireplaces are operated by inserting and lighting tin cans filled with gel. The cans act as the burner mechanism. Gel fireplaces do not produce a long coherent flame as known from ethanol fireplaces and can be difficult to extinguish. EcoSmart Fire’s ethanol fireplaces use a clean burning liquid fuel made with fermented plants. The fuel is housed in a ethanol burner that allows for safe and easy operation. Ethanol fireplaces produce a beautiful, vibrant dancing flame. Gel fuel should never be used within an ethanol fireplace.

How long will my ethanol fireplace burn?

Burn times for our ethanol fireplaces vay based on flame size and fuel capacity of the burner. EcoSmart Fire’s ethanol fireplaces will burn between 8-13 hours when full.

How large of an area will my ethanol fireplace heat?

The heat output of our indoor and outdoor ethanol fireplaces vary based on the model selected. When used indoors, EcoSmart Fire’s ethanol fireplaces comfortably heat between 215 sq feet and 700 sq feet.

How long does it take to assemble?

There is virtually no assembly. Our Freestanding and Fireplace Grates ranges are designed to be placed into the desired location, secured into position, and operated immediately. Our Fireplace Inserts are designed to slot into place, secured and built around with your preferred finish – again a quick and easy installation – so your builder or interior designer will love you!

The longest part of the setup process is trying to figure out where you want to place it – be sure it complies with our clearance requirements particularly with regard to moving objects like curtains, tree branches and so forth.

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.

What maintenance is required for ethanol fireplaces?

Clean your EcoSmart Fire unit after you have used 50 liters [13.20 Gal.] of fuel or as soon as you notice black deposits on or near the burner of the ethanol fireplace. Black marks can be removed from the stone, solid surfaces or stainless steel with a mild abrasive washing product such as JIF or similar. It is recommended to test a small area first to ensure the cleaning product chosen is appropriate and will not mark or damage the surface. Burners can be washed as required in hot soapy water (even in your dishwasher) from time to time and the internal mechanics won’t deteriorate like some other brands as all internal parts are stainless steel.

Where do I buy ethanol fuel for my ethanol fireplace?

e-NRG is the only bioethanol fuel recommended for your ethanol fireplace. e-NRG has been produced for the lowest odor, most vibrant flame, and longest burn time on the market. e-NRG has undergone rigorous third party testing with all EcoSmart Fire ethanol fireplaces. Use of any other fuel may damage your unit and void your warranty. You can purchase e-NRG ethanol fuel at e-nrg.com for fast and free shipping.

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