Gas fireplace ratings part 8 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Firefox, Fireplace X, Flavel, and Focalpoint brands.
These fireplaces are made and sold in Australia. They are zero clearance open fires with either a log/coal or modern pebble bed. They have a two speed fan to distribute the heat throughout the room but the guarantee on the fireplaces is not very good when compared to other brands.
This brand is from TRAVIS INDUSTRIES and is available in North America. They offer a wide selection of models and feature GREENSMART controls for energy savings. The 564 SPACE SAVER model (shown here) is a smaller depth for more convenient installation and features their invisible safety screen. The intermittent pilot system allows flexibility for the pilot light to burn continuously or to be started as needed. They are available with traditional styling or the more modern looking clean face construction for better viewing of the fire.
The 4237 model is a huge clean face fireplace that has the ability to heat many homes as it comes with twin 130 cfm fans to distribute the heat. The units are only sold through dealers and the warranty is not as good as many brands.
This brand is a part of BFM EUROPE LTD. and is made in the U.K. They offer a wide variety of models with most having a more traditional style but the CURVE gas fireplace has a very modern look. It features modern "hang on the wall" design and a full function remote but it us unvented. The units are available through retailers in the U.K. but the guarantee is not very good when compared to other brands.
This brand offers a wide variety of vented models in both traditional as well as modern styles. The TRINITY unvented fireplaces are wall-hung units with a modern look and feel to them. Their website is not much help and the guarantee on the units is not as good as many brands.
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