Pod 40 Fire Pit Bowl
A classic fire pit that
instantly adds ambiance
Inspired by the shapes and forms of traditional pottery, the Pod Fire Bowl Series brings a modern update to the classic fire pit. Its smokeless fire provides a warm and inviting outdoor centerpiece to gather around and relax in front of no matter the season.
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Model SpecsTechnical information about the model and the included burner.
C&I ManualClearances & Installation information about the product.
Burner ManualInstallation, operation and maintenance manual.
Versatile and relocatable
With zero hard utility connections, relocating your fire is a breeze. Entertain on your own terms with Pod 40 from EcoSmart Fire.
Indulge in the luxury of a clean-burning flame without the smoke, mess, and hassle of wood.
Indoor or outdoor
Enjoy a warm fire anywhere, indoors or out, depending on which fuel you choose.
Three fuel choices
Select from three fuel types to suit your needs. Eco-friendly ethanol can be installed in just minutes and can be relocated without any limitations - indoors or out. Natural Gas delivers not only the lowest cost of operation but requires no refueling of any type, ever. Liquid Propane is readily available and powers with the simple push of a button.
Adjustable heat options
Choose the ideal heating level for your indoor or outdoor environment. Gas and Liquid Propane provide the highest amount of heat, up to 65,000 BTU/h. Ethanol delivers comfortable warmth up to 20,433 BTU/h.
Generous table space
Tabletop design accommodates glassware, leaving hands free to enjoy finger food and canapés.
Featuring 360º height-adjustable articulating feet to help you achieve a perfectly level and stable position on your flooring.
Our concrete finish is crafted from a blend of green cement and recycled materials for a strong yet lightweight table. Specially formulated with Fluid Concrete Technology, our fire tables resist scratches, stains, mold and mildew. The smooth finish repels dust and debris, making cleanup easier.
Fluid™ Concrete Technology
Our proprietary technology offers a streamlined yet sophisticated system that delivers exceptionally robust, handcrafted products. Learn More
Two sizes to choose from
POD Fire Bowls are available in two sizes – the bigger Pod 40 and Pod 30 its little brother.
Choose from industrial-style concrete colors of natural, graphite or bone.
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.
- Weight 111lb [50.30kg]
- Model Dimensions in [mm] L 39.4in [1000mm] W 39.4in [1000mm] H 19.8in [504mm]
- Application Outdoor Only
- Materials Concrete Composite, Stainless Steel Grade 304
- Colours Comes with Black Glass Charcoal as decorative media.
AccessoriesIncludes everything you need to easily operate and protect your investment for many years to come.
Three Flexible Fuel Options
- e-NRG Bioethanol
- Natural Gas
- Liquid Propane
- Fuel Comparison
Heats on Average
|Natural Gas||Liquid Propane||e-NRG Bioethanol|
||Our Natural Gas (NG) systems provide not only the lowest cost of operation, they require no refuelling of any type, ever. Offering a high heat output and the flexibility to adjust the height of the flame as you desire, our Natural Gas burners feature a push button ignition and are UL/ULC Listed.||Fueled by readily available propane, our LP solutions feature up to 65,000 BTUs of heat output while requiring no costs for installation. Our LP burners are UL/ULC Listed, include a battery powered push button ignition and offer the flexibility to relocate your fire feature as needed.||Eco-friendly and plant-based, our ethanol fuel technology is suitable for indoor or outdoor installation. Our UL Listed ethanol fires are installed and operated in a matter of minutes. Completely selfcontained, ethanol provides the freedom to relocate your fire as desired without any limitations.|
|Approved Use||Outdoor Only||Outdoor Only||Indoor or Outdoor|
|Can Be Relocated||-||Yes||Yes|
|Installation & Setup||Req. Certified Pumbles||Easy||Very Easy|
|Heat Output (BTUs)||65000 BTU/h||65000 BTU/h||20433 BTU/h|
|Burn Time||Unlimited||7-20 Hrs / Tank||7 - 11 Hrs / Fill|
|Operating Costs||$0.20 - $0.60 / Hour||$1.50 - $2.80 / Hour|
|Adjustable Flame / Heat||Yes||Yes||-|
|Fuel Source||Permanent Connection||External Tank||Self Contained Burner|
|Fuel Availability||Plumbed||Ready Available||Delivered to your door|
|Green / Eco-Friendly||-||-||Yes|
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.
How do I clean my ethanol fireplace?
Bioethanol fireplaces are practically maintenance-free. Because the fuel burns clean, no cleaning is needed before or after use. Occasionally, you may need to clean any residues near the burner opening. This is due to dust or impurities in the air that got burned during operation. Mild soap and water or a stainless steel cleaner can be used to wipe off any residue.
EcoSmart Fires can be washed in hot water and some models can even be put in the dishwasher, enabling you to effortlessly remove dust, carbon residue, and denaturing agents found in the fuel.
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.
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.
Do ethanol fireplaces smell?
All heating appliances have their own smell be it gas, wood or electric - ethanol fireplaces are no different. e-NRG ethanol 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. e-NRG ethanol fuel is the only fuel recommended for your EcoSmart Fire ethanol fireplace. e-NRG ethanol fuel has the lowest odor and longest burn time on the market. The nice thing about using ethanol is that it’s not dry like gas or smokey like wood.
What are the benefits of outdoor ventless fireplaces?
EcoSmart Fire’s outdoor ethanol fireplaces offer the freedom to enjoy a warm fire in a variety of settings. Without the need for gas lines, or propane tanks, creating an outdoor gathering place with a warm flame at its center has never been easier. Our wide range of ethanol fireplace inserts, ethanol fire tables, and ethanol fire pits offer complete design freedom creating the perfect ambiance in your outdoor space. Contact us today and let us help you find the perfect fire solution for your project.
Where is the best place to install an ethanol fireplace?
Our ethanol fireplaces can be installed virtually anywhere - in walls, cabinets, high rise buildings, commercial / residential / hospitality spaces, indoors and outdoors. Because EcoSmart Fire’s ethanol fireplaces are ventless, they require no gas line, no electricity, and no chimney for a hassle free and cost effective installation. Our ethanol fireplaces have been designed and tested with safety as our top priority. We have outlined requirements for each ethanol burner, ethanol fireplace insert, and ethanol freestanding fireplace in our collection. These guidelines include minimum room size requirements and clearance recommendations for flammable materials and movable objects. Please refer to our manual for more information.
How does an ethanol fireplace work?
EcoSmart Fire’s ethanol fireplaces are self-contained, burning bioethanol fuel that is housed within the stainless steel container. A flame regulator controls and stabilizes the flame. With a designated filling area, and easy shut off mechanism, you can ignite the flame and turn it off in a matter of seconds. View this quick demonstration video to help illustrate the process.
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