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

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    Product Details
    Manufacturer: Empire
    Part Number: VFP36SP32EP
    eFireplaceStore Item Number: CUI-VFP36SP32EP
    UPC: 720968988072

    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, 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.

    The Vail Premium Fireplace is a contemporary take on a classic fireplace. Three see-through walls allow you to enjoy this fire from all angles and the burner can generate 38,000 BTUs. This heater requires no venting, making it very flexible in where you can place it in your home. The modern look will have people talking and it is available in propane and natural gas models. Give your home a personal touch with the Vail Premium Fireplace.
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    Customer Questions & Answers
    6 Questions & 6 Answers
    Holly Hill
    from Goldsboro, NC asked:
    January 2, 2017
    I have a propane fireplace currently. I want to put in a see-thru fireplace in my living room. On the other side of the wall is a sun porch (the room is closed in). Would I be able to us this design with my current space.
    1 Answers
    As long as it fits in the area you would like to install it, this would be a suitable option.
    Owen
    on January 2, 2017

    Hector
    from IN asked:
    August 16, 2013
    I would like to know if I need any additions to make the fireplace work? Do I need any logs?
    1 Answers
    Yes, you will need to purchase the Empire LSU-24-RR Rock Creek Refractory Log Set - 24" for use inside this Vail fireplace. Other than the log set, you are ready for installation. Please note there are several other optional accessories, such as a remote control; these are available in the "Accessories" tab on this item page.
    Tyler M. - NFI Certified Specialist
    on August 19, 2013

    Cyndi
    from Troy, MI asked:
    June 16, 2013
    Is it possible to enclose one of the long sides on this model?
    1 Answers
    Because this unit has not been tested to have one side enclosed, I do not recommend doing so.
    Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional
    on June 17, 2013

    Desiree
    from Roanoke, VA asked:
    January 9, 2013
    Do you have this model with natural gas?
    1 Answers
    You may find the natural gas model here.
    Chris
    on January 9, 2013

    Jeff
    from Breckenridge, CO asked:
    November 11, 2012
    Looking for a gas unit like this that will generate at least 65,000 BTU. I do not understand how the ventless process works. Is it compliant with all heating codes in the US? Is the heater so efficient that there is no CO2 produced?
    1 Answers
    Vent free heaters indeed operate very efficiently and produce virtually no CO2. This is due to the mechanics of the vent free burner system and the very specific placement of the log set. Some jurisdictions do not allow the use of a vent free appliance. They are also not allowed for use in California. The only area I am aware of in Colorado that does not allow them is Denver, but I would check with local code enforcement to be sure. Because of restrictions with oxygen supply, as well as the moisture they produce, vent free fireplaces are limited to 40,000 BTUs. In order to have a higher output appliance, you would need to switch to a direct vent furnace or fireplace.
    Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional
    on November 12, 2012

    Dennis Baker
    from Smithfield, Virginia asked:
    February 18, 2012
    Read that some dealers no longer sell Vent-Free because of code restrictions. Can it be left "open" or are glass doors required?
    1 Answers
    Vent free units are indeed restricted in some jurisdictions. Before installing a unit, please verify with your local code office for details and limitations. While some units do offer the ability for glass to be installed, most vent free models must only be used with the provided safety screens that they come with, in order for them to intake air for combustion. This unit is not currently available with a glass enclosure and must be operated with the above mentioned screens.
    Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional
    on February 20, 2012

    Customer Reviews
    4.5
    12 Reviews
    5
    58% (7)
    4
    33% (4)
    3
    8% (1)
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    92% Recommend this product (11 of 12 responses)
    By Thomas from SUGAR GROVE on October 12, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Great product
    This fireplace insert has met all my expectations. it works flawlessly and is a great addition to my living room.
    ProsLooks great, Works flawlessly,
    ConsNone
    By Tim from EDENTON on August 12, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Nice Unit
    Very nice Fire Place, easy to install.
    By David from Bay Minette on March 26, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Well constructed. Attractive.
    This unit appears well constructed. I am currently installing it. I will add further comments after complete installation.
    ProsAs described in sales literature. Attractive and concise install instructions.
    ConsNone
    By Kevin from Pa on December 9, 2015
    Nice fireplace but smells alot
    Nice looking , heats up quickly, just smells like gas
    ProsNice looking Heats good Easy to install
    ConsSmells like gas a lot
    By JIm from MEDFORD on November 9, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Empire Vail Premium
    Great fireplace for the price but does not allow for a remote so there is a little extra work involved
    By Carol from Harrodsburg, KY on February 20, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Everything We Wanted in a Fireplace
    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.
    By Harry from HARRODSBURG, KY on January 29, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    fantastic experience
    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.
    By Troy Easley from Meredosia Illinois on January 21, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Nice
    Nice fireplace. Good value. Comes with blower.
    Conscould use heavier material
    By Mark Hunt from Goodyear, AZ on December 21, 2013
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Very Nice and Works Well
    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.
    ProsStock unit looks good and works well Flames look nice
    ConsNoisy 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.
    By john from Williamstown, NJ on April 7, 2012
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Looks great and works very well.
    Very easy to install.
    ProsLooks great and does a fine job of heating a 12x24 room.
    Consnothing
    By Jimmie Sizemore from lexington,ky on January 17, 2012
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Vail Premium Vent-Free Natural Gas Fireplace - 32 Inch
    Very nice unit! Completely satisfied. Keeps our basement very warm.
    ProsEverything
    Consnothing
    By David from Connecticut on January 2, 2012
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Vail Premium Vent-Free Propane See-Thru Fireplace
    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.
    ProsEasy install, looks great, see through design.
    ConsInstallation 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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