BK5 Ethanol Burner
BK5 features flame regulation and superior fuel efficiency.
A sophisticated stainless steel burner that’s at the heart of a diverse range of EcoSmart Firebox Inserts and Freestanding Fireplaces. And the BK5’s compact, lightweight design enables it to equally be integrated into individual fire designs for indoor and outdoor spaces, both residential and commercial.
BK5’s versatility is underscored by its popularity among designers, builders, developers and specifiers – not to mention EcoSmart Fire’s design team.
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Model SpecsTechnical information about the model and the included burner.
User ManualInstallation, operation and maintenance manual.
Burner ManualInstallation, operation and maintenance manual.
The BK Burner Series design is the most independently tested of the range, with a range of special safety features.
Perfectly aligned slider mechanism, filling point and fuelling system that allows an unobstructed view of the burner tank ensuring the burner isn’t over-filled.
Deep-draw fabrication process eliminates the potential for dangerous leaks. Standard provision of a twin skin to hold the burner adds further peace of mind.
Easy flame control that enables you to regulate the amount of heat being generated and, therefore, the amount of fuel consumed. Provides a highly economical, efficient burner.
The BK5 holds 5 Litres of environmentally-friendly e-NRG bioethanol fuel, providing a flame that burns for up to 11 hours.
No Flue, No Chimney
The BK5 is fuelled by bioethanol, so you don’t need to flue out any harmful emissions or install costly ventilation systems.
Tested World Wide
Our collection has been thoroughly tested against a number of global standards and are UL Listed in the USA, Certified for EU and UK in accordance with EN16647, and satisfy the ACCC Safety Mandate for Australia.
- Weight 16.76lb [7.6kg]
- Model Dimensions in [mm] L 15.7  W 12.5  D 4.8 
- Application Indoor & Outdoor
- Materials Stainless Steel Grade 304
Heats on Average
Is the warranty the same length for both residential and commercial?
Yes, the warranty is 2 years from the date of purchase for both residential and commercial installations.
Do EcoSmart Fire ethanol fireplaces give off any fumes or gases?
Bioethanol fuel is made of fermented plants like sugarcane or corn and is essentially a liquid alcohol. To safely make “de-natured” and unfit for consumption, substances have been added. The burning of these substances may cause a slight smell upon initial lighting and when the flame is extinguished – similar to when you blow out a candle. Clean burning and eco-friendly, ethanol fuel releases heat, carbon dioxide (the same stuff we exhale) and steam.
What happens if I am not home to receive the order?
Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we are not requiring a signature to ensure the health and safety of our customers and partner carriers. Therefore, your order will be left at your door and will require no-contact with the carrier.
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.
If I purchased from a retailer, can I contact MAD Design Group directly for warranty?
It is best to contact the retailer where you made your purchase. The retailer will help you resolve the issue or submit the warranty claim on your behalf.
Where is the best place to install an ethanol fireplace?
Our ethanol fireplaces can be installed virtually anywhere - in walls, cabinets, high rise buildings, commercial / residential / hospitality spaces, indoors and outdoors. Because EcoSmart Fire’s ethanol fireplaces are ventless, they require no gas line, no electricity, and no chimney for a hassle free and cost effective installation. Our ethanol fireplaces have been designed and tested with safety as our top priority. We have outlined requirements for each ethanol burner, ethanol fireplace insert, and ethanol freestanding fireplace in our collection. These guidelines include minimum room size requirements and clearance recommendations for flammable materials and movable objects. Please refer to our manual for more information.
My order hasn’t shipped yet. Can I make a change?
Orders can be altered or changed up to 24 hours prior to the scheduled ship date. Please contact us as quickly as possible at +1 (888) 590-3335 for further assistance.
What is a bioethanol fireplace?
A Bioethanol fireplace is an open fireplace that is fueled by bioethanol. A real flame is produced by the lighting of bioethanol, with a by-product being heat in the process. It is a fireplace that needs no flue for exhausting emissions, no utilities such as electricity or gas connection, and it uses a sustainable fuel source.
ReviewsWrite a Review
Easy to use, safe, and cleanModel: BK5
We are really pleased with the final result and our guests think the fires are absolutely fantastic. The fireplaces now look stunning and in the winter give the hotel an incredibly cosy feel. In fact, they give off a ...more
The fire is safe, reliable, contemporary and elegantModel: BK5
The EcoSmart Fire creates an intimate, warm and homely feel, similar to a lounge room environment.
It creates a lasting memoryModel: BK5
I love the fact that the fire makes a statement before anyone has set foot in the house. It’s a great talking point and the feedback I’ve had has been overwhelmingly positive. It’s the sort of feature people feel they...more
Great way to achieve the ambiance of fire within unique settingsModel: BK5
We selected the EcoSmart Fire burner and used the principles of the Zeta fireplace as it gave us the ability to create an eco-friendly, ventless fireplace within an organic form adjacent to a timber material.
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