Napoleon Fireplaces. A clean face design and exclusive Crystaline ember bed give the Crystallo fireplace a contemporary look. For added interest, the fireplace features Crystalites that accent the ember bed from below and can function with or without the flame. The top- or rear-vent unit offers up to 17,000 BTUs of heat output, and can be outfitted with an optional blower kit with variable speed and thermostatic control. 800.461.5581. www.napoleonfireplaces.com.
Morso. Made of high-grade cast iron to ensure effective combustion and heat-retention, the 5660 wood-burning stove insert is designed to be environmentally friendly. The large square chamber maximizes combustion capacity, offering a burn time of up to 8 hours and capacity to heat up to 2,000 square feet. The non-catalytic combustion system reduces smoke emissions to surpass even stringent Washington state requirements. 866.883.9619. www.morsoe.com/us.
FireCrystals. For use in indoor or outdoor natural gas fireplaces, eco-friendly FireCrystals have the lowest fine-particulate emissions per unit of heat delivered, the maker says. As a direct replacement for gas or wood logs, when heated with natural gas, FireCrystals emit all the beauty of a burning fire without releasing soot or ash into the environment. Their gemstone look is available in a multitude of colors that add extra interest to the application. 866.875.6615. www.firecrystals.com.
Technical Glass Products. Neoceram heat-resistant glass ceramic is ideal for high-efficiency heating appliances, including gas- and wood-burning fireplaces and stoves. With the transparency of glass and the heat-resistant characteristics of ceramic, Neoceram can tolerate continuous temperatures up to 1,292° F — nearly three times the heat resistance of tempered glass, and will not break during typical use, the maker says. 800.426.0279. www.fireglass.com.
Heat & Glo. The Cerona direct-vent gas fireplace uses Firebrick technology to offer a true arched firebox, crafted like a classic masonry fireplace. The unit’s heat output is flexible and can be adjusted downward by as much as 30% for times when ambiance is more important than heat generation. Heat Zone kits are also available and allow the Cerona to direct its heat into additional rooms. A selection of mantels, surrounds, and fronts are available for both the 36- and 42-inch models. 952.985.6000. www.heatnglo.com.
Lennox. The classic design of the Cambria mid-efficiency wood-burning fireplace captures the feel of a true masonry fireplace with an expansive viewing area and louverless design for an open look. The 28-inch-high, 28-inch-wide ceramic glass viewing area transfers radiant heat into the room while providing heat resistance and safety. Retractable pocket-style glass doors and fire screens add to the open appearance. 800.953.6669. www.lennox.com.
Fireplace Xtrordinair. The 564 SS Space Saver gas fireplace offers consistent radiant and convective heat in reduced dimensions ideal for zone heating in bedrooms, dens, and small spaces. Despite its smaller dimensions, the fireplace features a large viewing area of 564 square inches. Several face and grille options are available. The Comfort Control gas valve lets users turn the burner from high to low. A reversible Ceramic Fireback option is available for complete customization and radiant heat output. 866.492.7169. www.fireplacex.com.
Quadra-Fire. The Mt. Vernon Advanced Energy insert and stove operate on multiple fuels, including wood pellet, corn, and wheat. Both models use airfoil finned heat exchanger technology to generate up to 60,200 BTUs with up to 83.6% overall efficiency, the maker says. An intuitive wall control thermostat walks homeowners through fuel selection and 7-day programming, monitors room temperature, adjusts heat levels, automatically cleans the firepot without interrupting heat output, and informs users of maintenance needs. 800.234.2508. www.quadrafire.com.com.