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BK5 Ethanol Burner

Starts at C$2,195.00

BK5 features flame regulation and superior fuel efficiency.

A sophisticated stainless steel burner that’s at the heart of a diverse range of EcoSmart Firebox Inserts and Freestanding Fireplaces. And the BK5’s compact, lightweight design enables it to equally be integrated into individual fire designs for indoor and outdoor spaces, both residential and commercial.

BK5’s versatility is underscored by its popularity among designers, builders, developers and specifiers – not to mention EcoSmart Fire’s design team.

O-TL Listed in accordance with UL 1370.

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Stainless Steel In Stock: 3 days
Stainless Steel  - Studio Image by EcoSmart Fire

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Plasma Fire Screen Backorder: 12-16 wks +C$1,345.00
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Black Glass Charcoal Backorder: 12-16 wks +C$165.00
  • Included Accessories:
  • Lighting Rod
  • Jerry Can 1.25 Gal
  • e-NRG Bottle Adapter
  • Butane
  • Fire Lighter

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e-NRG Bioethanol Fuel Bioethanol Fuel - Studio Image by EcoSmart Fire
e-NRG Bioethanol In Stock: Ready to ship From C$154.00
  • 4 Gal. 1 carton +C$154.00
  • 8 Gal. 2 cartons +C$302.00
  • 16 Gal. 4 cartons +C$585.00
  • 20 Gal. 5 cartons +C$712.00
  • 40 Gal. 10 cartons +C$1,309.00
  • 80 Gal. 20 cartons +C$2,156.00
*Quantities of 4, 8, 16 and 20 Gallons ship on quart-sized bottles.

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* Taxes will be calculated at the checkout. Tax Information * Standard Shipping provides ground delivery to the curb. Shipping Information * All times, dates, and inventory levels are subject to change at anytime.

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Key Features

Independently tested

The BK Burner Series design is the most independently tested of the range, with a range of special safety features.

Safe filling

Perfectly aligned slider mechanism, filling point and fuelling system that allows an unobstructed view of the burner tank ensuring the burner isn’t over-filled.

Seamless construction

Deep-draw fabrication process eliminates the potential for dangerous leaks. Standard provision of a twin skin to hold the burner adds further peace of mind.

Flame regulation

Easy flame control that enables you to regulate the amount of heat being generated and, therefore, the amount of fuel consumed. Provides a highly economical, efficient burner.

Clean burning

The BK5 holds 5 Litres of environmentally-friendly e-NRG bioethanol fuel, providing a flame that burns for up to 11 hours.

No flue, no chimney

The BK5 is fuelled by bioethanol, so you don’t need to flue out any harmful emissions or install costly ventilation systems.

Tested world wide

Our collection has been thoroughly tested against a number of global standards and is O-TL Listed in accordance with UL 1370 in the USA, certified in accordance with EN16647 in Europe and the UK, and satisfies the ACCC Safety Mandate for Australia.

Technical Specifications

Construction

  • Weight 16.76lb [7.6kg]
  • Model Dimensions in [mm] L 15.7in [400mm] W 12.5in [317mm] D 4.8in [123mm]
  • Application Indoor & Outdoor
  • Materials Stainless Steel Grade 304
  • Colours
Read the manual carefully before operating the burner. Physical model dimensions should be verified against cut out dimensions BEFORE installation begins to confirm tolerances align.

Fuel Efficiency

Volume Capacity
1.3 Gal
5 L
Heats on Average
377ft2
35m2
Minimal Room
2472ft3
70m3
Thermal Output
13000 BTU/h
3.5 kW 14 MJ/h
Burn Time
7-11h
1.3 Gallon
* These values are indicative only and may vary depending on the model purchased, installation environment, and the composition of the e-NRG bioethanol sourced in each country.

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What is the difference between gel and EcoSmart Fire’s ethanol fireplaces?

There are key differences between gel fireplaces and ethanol fireplaces in terms of operation and performance. Gel fireplaces are operated by inserting and lighting tin cans filled with gel. The cans act as the burner mechanism. Gel fireplaces do not produce a long coherent flame as known from ethanol fireplaces and can be difficult to extinguish. EcoSmart Fire’s ethanol fireplaces use a clean burning liquid fuel made with fermented plants. The fuel is housed in a ethanol burner that allows for safe and easy operation. Ethanol fireplaces produce a beautiful, vibrant dancing flame. Gel fuel should never be used within an ethanol fireplace.

What is bioethanol fuel?

Bioethanol (also known as methylated spirits or simply ethanol) is a form of renewable energy. It’s a clear, colourless liquid that’s commonly made from fermenting the sugar and starch components of plant by-products like sugarcane and grain crops.

Can EcoSmart Fires be installed everywhere?

Almost everywhere! EcoSmart Fires cannot be installed into small rooms that are less than our minimum room size which is burner specific. For all other installations, you must comply with our compulsory clearances and installation instructions. Approval from building authorities may be required prior to installation in your area. Please make sure you contact appropriate parties before installing your EcoSmart Fire.

Are ethanol fireplaces good for the environment?

EcoSmart Fire’s ethanol fireplace burners and fireplace inserts, when paired with our e-NRG bioethanol fuel are clean burning with the only byproduct being heat, steam and carbon dioxide (the same stuff we exhale). Unlike gas fireplace inserts and wood burning fireplace inserts, EcoSmart Fire’s ethanol fireplaces do not produce messy pollutants like soot, smoke, and ash.

Can I extinguish my ethanol fireplace before the fuel has burnt?

Yes, you can turn your EcoSmart Fire ethanol burner off at any given time, even if there is ethanol still left in the burner. It is recommended however, that you leave it to burn until it completely runs out. The shut off mechanism is there for security and safety for those times when you need to leave the house, as it is not safe to leave a fire unattended. You need to wait until your appliance cools to room temperature (60 minutes) before re-igniting, this is because hot vapours are a hazard and may cause a strong, initial ignition if the ethanol has not cooled long enough. This is also to ensure that the flame has been totally extinguished and that the appliance is safe to refuel if the amount of fuel in the burner at that time is insufficient for your next ignition / use.

Is Bioethanol easily obtainable?

Yes, you can have fuel delivered to public and private premises in many countries.

Do EcoSmart Fire ethanol fireplaces give off any fumes or gases?

Bioethanol fuel is made of fermented plants like sugarcane or corn and is essentially a liquid alcohol. To safely make “de-natured” and unfit for consumption, substances have been added. The burning of these substances may cause a slight smell upon initial lighting and when the flame is extinguished – similar to when you blow out a candle. Clean burning and eco-friendly, ethanol fuel releases heat, carbon dioxide (the same stuff we exhale) and steam.

What are some key benefits – compared to other heating options?

When you choose ethanol as your fuel source over gas or wood, you are totally simplifying your installation requirements and costs. There's no flue or chimney required when burning ethanol, which means that you have the ultimate in design flexibility to achieve an open fire in so many more areas of your home - both indoors and out.

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