Cory talks us through the Enviro Gas Fireplace freestanding product line. We are HUGE fans of this company for many reasons. As home builders, we've tried A LOT of different fireplaces and can attest to this manufacturer's build quality and to their customer service.
In this video Cory walks through;
- Benefits of a freestanding gas fireplace (over zero clearance or an insert)
- Why we love the Enviros
- BTUs and sq ft of heat provided per model: Westport, Westley, The Cube, S20, S50,
- Highlights of design features if applicable per model, and venting capabilities.
Benefits of freestanding stoves
The 'Enviro' freestanding gas stove line is a prominent choice for those considering alternatives to inserts or zero-clearance fireplaces.
One of the key advantages of opting for a freestanding unit is its ease of installation. These units eliminate the need for elaborate surrounds, mantels, or framing. Simply place it in a corner and vent it through an exterior wall. The installation process can be creatively adapted to various settings.
Aesthetic appeal is paramount when selecting a freestanding stove. Whether you prefer a modern or traditional look, options abound. Some models offer multi-sided viewing glass, allowing for a customizable visual experience.
The Westport Freestanding stove
Starting with the Westport model, known for its economic value, this all-steel stove made in BC offers a large flame and variable heat output controlled by a remote. It's an aesthetically pleasing unit, capable of heating up to 1,700 sq ft and emitting 30,000 BTUs. Its versatility extends to venting options, either through the top or the wall, and includes a 100 CFM fan to distribute heat.
Next, the Enviro Wesley stove presents a more traditional design with side glass viewing. This model provides a heat output of 29,000 BTUs and covers approximately 1,500 sq ft. It features adjustable flame size for ambiance or warmth and boasts a solid top for enhanced heat retention.
The Cube, part of Enviro's newest line, stands out with its modern, square design and large log set. It offers customizable features like a pedestal and custom paint jobs. This model delivers 30,000 BTUs and can heat around 1,500 sq ft. Its venting is adaptable, allowing for a clean or traditional installation.
Enviro S20 model
Discussing sleek and modern designs, the Enviro S20 model offers a taller glass front, providing an elevated view of the fire. Its construction quality ensures efficient heat retention, making it ideal for smaller spaces (up to 1,100 sq ft) with a heat output of 20,000 BTUs. The flame size is adjustable via a remote, complementing its clean design.
Enviro S40 model
Lastly, the S40 model, with its unique curved glass front, stands out as a feature piece. With a heat output of 30,000 BTUs, it can warm up to 1,500 sq ft. The venting options are flexible, including a ceiling mount.
Enviro S60 with Curved Glass
One standout feature of the S60 is the creatively designed models with curved glass fronts, adding a distinct touch of elegance to any space. These models are not just about looks; they pack a punch with a heating capacity of 30,000 BTUs, efficiently warming up spaces of around 1,500 square feet.
Flexibility in installation is a key advantage, offering the option to mount the unit directly to the ceiling for a streamlined look or to vent it out the back, catering to different architectural needs.
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Why we love the Enviro
Proudly manufactured in BC, these products are a staple in our custom-built homes, promising quality and service reliability. While the freestanding models are notable, it's the zero-clearance options that truly shine in terms of integration and aesthetic.
The company's confidence and unwavering commitment to quality and customer service has made them a primary choice for inclusion in show suites and homes alike. We know we can count on them to deliver!
Is a freestanding stove the one for you?
Cameron's Home Center offers a diverse range of freestanding gas stoves to meet various aesthetic preferences and heating needs. Visit our showroom in downtown Courtenay BC or browse all the models online.
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