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    Empire Vail Premium Vent-Free Natural Gas See-Thru Fireplace - 36" - VFP-36-SP32EN

    1,685.70
    List Price: $2,079.99
    Sale Price: $1,685.70
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    • 36" see-thru gas fireplace with 24" Slope Glaze Vista Burner
    • Two open sides provide an excellent view of flames
    • Burner generates 38,000 BTUs with 99.9% efficiency
    • Includes matte black hood, matte black slat louvers, fixed arch frame, and banded brick ceramic fiber liner
    • Remote-ready millivolt controls
    • Requires no venting
    • Hem-bent seams eliminate unreliable screws and fasteners
    • Reliable standing/piezo ignitor and oxygen depletion safety sensor
    • Natural gas and propane models available
    • Specifications: 34 3/4" H x 37 5/8" W x 24" D
    • 5-year limited warranty
    • *Please Note: A separately purchased LSU24RR log set is required for installation.
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    Popular Accessories for this Item
    Product Details
    Manufacturer: Empire
    Part Number: VFP36SP32EN
    eFireplaceStore Item Number: CUI-VFP36SP32EN
    UPC: 720968988089

    Features

    • 36" see-thru gas fireplace with 24" Slope Glaze Vista Burner
    • Two open sides provide an excellent view of flames
    • Burner generates 38,000 BTUs with 99.9% efficiency
    • Includes matte black hood, matte black slat louvers, fixed arch frame, and banded brick ceramic fiber liner
    • Remote-ready millivolt controls
    • Requires no venting
    • Hem-bent seams eliminate unreliable screws and fasteners
    • Reliable standing/piezo ignitor and oxygen depletion safety sensor
    • Natural gas and propane models available
    • Specifications: 34 3/4" H x 37 5/8" W x 24" D
    • 5-year limited warranty
    • *Please Note: A separately purchased LSU24RR log set is required for installation.
    * Please Note: A separately purchased LSU24RR log set is required to complete installation. Please see accessories to find this item.

    *Also Note: This item is a vent free appliance and installation of it may be prohibited in your jurisdiction. Customers are responsible for checking local codes and regulations prior to purchase.

    This unique design features two open sides that provide an excellent view of your blazing flames, a burner that generates 38,000 BTUs with 99.9% efficiency, and includes a matte black hood, matte black slat louvers, and banded brick ceramic fiber liner. This model requires no venting and comes remote-ready with millivolt controls. This design is available in natural gas and propane models that are available at your convenience. (Note that a separately purchased LSU24RR log set found in the accessories section is required to complete installation).


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    Customer Questions & Answers
    By Alex from Orland Hills, IL on August 22, 2015
    Is there anything else that is needed to complete this Empire Vail premium vent-free natural gas see-thru fireplace besides the log set? Will I need to buy a controller to turn it on or is that included?
    By Will M. on August 24, 2015

    Answer:
    Aside from the separately purchased LSU24RR log set that is required to complete installation, the optional remotes can be viewed under "Popular Accessories for this Item" on the product page for the item in question.

    By Hannah from Houston, TX on September 2, 2015
    I am need of a double sided 36 inch gas fireplace for the exterior of our home on a covered patio. Is this Empire Vail Premium vent-free natural gas see-thru fireplace OK to use outside? Also, if we wanted one that did require a vent/chimney, do you have one that you could recommend?
    By Brennan W. on September 2, 2015

    Answer:
    This unit is not approved for use outdoors. We would suggest the Superior 43" Linear Direct Vent Single-Sided Or See-Thru Fireplace - Natural Gas - DRL4543TEN, which has a kit available under the accessories on the unit's page that would allow for indoor/outdoor use on an exterior wall.

    By Penny from Oriental, NC on May 24, 2015
    Can this Empire Vail premium vent-free gas see-thru fireplace be used with propane?
    By Brennan W. on May 26, 2015

    Answer:
    This unit can not be used with propane. The propane version of this unit is available, however, at the link below:

    Empire Vail Premium Vent-Free Propane See-Thru Fireplace - 36" - VFP-36-SP32EP

    By Tom from Gordon, WI on January 24, 2014
    What is this item's BTU rating?
    By Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on January 24, 2014

    Answer:
    This unit has an input rating of 38,000 BTUs, with virtually no energy loss, due to the vent free design.

    By Dave from Colorado Springs, CO on April 25, 2013
    How much heat does this fireplace produce? Is it enough to heat a basement room?
    By Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on April 25, 2013

    Answer:
    Vent free fireplaces are by nature the most efficient hearth appliance on the market today. As such, they do offer a substantial amount of supplemental heat to a room. The BTU output of this unit would allow you to heat approximately 1,000 square feet, as long as the unit is centrally located in the space and there is some form of air circulation employed.

    By on October 17, 2011
    I'm looking for a see through fireplace that can be placed in a wall between the living room and kitchen so a view of the fireplace is seen from both the living room and kitchen, but also can be placed next to a gas stove/oven. Can this item do this? If not, is there a see through fireplace that can under these circumstances?
    By Customer Service on October 17, 2011

    Answer:
    This fireplace can indeed be installed in the manner you want, but you do need 9 inches of clearance on either side of the fireplace before your next appliance. The fireplace would need to be installed flush with the walls on both sides as well. It is also strongly recommended that you look carefully at the manufacturer's recommended clearances which are listed in the owner's manual, which you can on this item page. Be sure to look at the sections of that manual that pertain to the item number you inquired about, because that manual is used for both see-through and peninsula models.

    By Fred from Columbia, SC on March 21, 2017
    Are glass doors (both sides) available for this model? I have an indoor-outdoor configuration where I would like to use this, but obviously I cannot do so if the separate sides cannot be closed off in some manner.
    By Tyler M. on March 22, 2017

    Answer:
    No glass doors are available for this model and it is not suitable for an indoor/outdoor installation configuration.

    By Lisa from Jonesboro, Georgia on January 5, 2014
    Can any manufacturers log set/ burner/ blower combo be used for this unit as long as it fits to size?
    By Tyler M. - NFI Certified Specialist on January 6, 2014

    Answer:
    No, we only recommend using the optional Empire FBB4 Variable Speed Blower with Temperature Switch, which is suitable for use in this fireplace.

    By Nathan from Knoxvile, TN on August 19, 2014
    We want to place a peninsula ventless gas fireplace between the new master bath and new master den so both areas can benefit by it. The square footage is approx 400 with an open 4' connection into a 13' x 14' area which is connected to the master bedroom by a 4' opening. Is this area too small for this idea?
    By eFireplaceStore on August 19, 2014

    Answer:
    Based on the description of the space, it could physically support up to 64,000 BTUs of appliance input. This is assuming there are 8 foot ceilings in the area. However, I would like to verify the purpose of the space. The term den does not usually pertain to a sleeping room, but your description of the area makes it seem like it may be just that. If it is, a ventless appliance would not be the way to go. Instead, a direct vent appliance would be the better choice, as this would eliminate the possibility of oxygen deprivation.

    Customer Reviews
    Empire Vail Premium Vent-Free Natural Gas See-Thru Fireplace - 36" - VFP-36-SP32EN ( 1,685.70 )
    4.5 out of 5 Stars based on 12 review(s) - sorted by Most Helpful Customer Reviews

    Great product
    By
    Thomas
    from SUGAR GROVEon
    October 12, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    This fireplace insert has met all my expectations. it works flawlessly and is a great addition to my living room.
    Pros:
    Looks great, Works flawlessly,
    Cons:
    None


    Nice Unit
    By
    Tim
    from EDENTONon
    August 12, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Very nice Fire Place, easy to install.


    Well constructed. Attractive.
    By
    David
    from Bay Minetteon
    March 26, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    This unit appears well constructed. I am currently installing it. I will add further comments after complete installation.
    Pros:
    As described in sales literature. Attractive and concise install instructions.
    Cons:
    None


    Nice fireplace but smells alot
    By
    Kevin
    from Paon
    December 9, 2015
    Nice looking , heats up quickly, just smells like gas
    Pros:
    Nice looking Heats good Easy to install
    Cons:
    Smells like gas a lot


    Empire Vail Premium
    By
    JIm
    from MEDFORDon
    November 9, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Great fireplace for the price but does not allow for a remote so there is a little extra work involved


    Everything We Wanted in a Fireplace
    By
    Carol
    from Harrodsburg, KYon
    February 20, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    We've had our Empire Vent-free fireplace approximately 2 months now and it has done exactly what we needed it to do. We bought it as back-up heat for our basement in case the power ever went out and we were gone. So far, that has not happened, but we just got back from vacation and set it on low as back-up for our furnace. While we were gone, temps dropped to -18 below zero and 14 inches of snow was on the ground when we arrived home. Our home was toasty warm upstairs and downstairs. Kudos to our Empire fireplace.


    fantastic experience
    By
    Harry
    from HARRODSBURG, KYon
    January 29, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    We ordered our fireplace on a Thursday and it was delivered the following Tuesday. The delivery man was very helpful in assisting us with it. When it was unpacked, we were more than pleased at the appearance of the fireplace. When it was all together and hooked up, we turned it on and it was just like being in a cabin in the woods with a real fireplace - so cozy. We are very pleased with the quality and the service from this seller. I would definitely recommend it my friends.


    Nice
    By
    Troy Easley
    from Meredosia Illinoison
    January 21, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Nice fireplace. Good value. Comes with blower.
    Cons:
    could use heavier material


    Very Nice and Works Well
    By
    Mark Hunt
    from Goodyear, AZon
    December 21, 2013
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    This unit is doing a great job for the space we installed it in. The room is 20 x 30 and heats up nicely. The flames are nice looking and the fire is quiet. The fan included does not blow as well as others I have seen and is also a little noisy, but I've seen other units that the blowers are much more noisy than this unit. Installed the unit ourselves without any issues. The directions could be written a little better.
    Pros:
    Stock unit looks good and works well Flames look nice
    Cons:
    Noisy blower Accessories look cheap so we did not install the optional doors The blower is temperature activated. I did not see that in the directions so when we first started the unit we thought it eas not working.


    Looks great and works very well.
    By
    john
    from Williamstown, NJon
    April 7, 2012
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Very easy to install.
    Pros:
    Looks great and does a fine job of heating a 12x24 room.
    Cons:
    nothing


    Vail Premium Vent-Free Natural Gas Fireplace - 32 Inch
    By
    Jimmie Sizemore
    from lexington,kyon
    January 17, 2012
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Very nice unit! Completely satisfied. Keeps our basement very warm.
    Pros:
    Everything
    Cons:
    nothing


    Vail Premium Vent-Free Propane See-Thru Fireplace
    By
    David
    from Connecticuton
    January 2, 2012
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Well made unit. Installation is straight forward. Could use some better instructions for the burner unit regarding remote control options. Looks great when finished with optional trim kits.
    Pros:
    Easy install, looks great, see through design.
    Cons:
    Installation of extruded outer frame is difficult and wimpy using supplied hardware. I drilled and countersunk some holes in the frame and used sheet metal screws to attach firmly.




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