Features - Stoves

Wood burning & Multi fuel stoves - state of the art features

Airwash

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Airwash is part of Stovax’s firebox air flow technology.

Airwash is a design feature that uses a specially placed vent or vents to draw in cool air from the outside to ‘wash’ over the inside of the glass. This helps to keep the glass cleaner for longer, allowing you to enjoy the glow and flames to the full.

It is also used as primary combustion air when burning wood.

Boiler Option

Stoves with a Boiler Option are designed to be fitted with a separate ‘clip in’ boiler which can provide domestic hot water and/or run radiators as part of a stand alone system.

Alternatively, you can ‘link up’ a stove with your existing heating system. The ‘link up’ system can connect with gas or oil sealed heating systems, combi’s, underfloor heating, advanced electronic controls and solar panels, helping to save money on fossil fuels and reducing your reliance on single source heating.

We recommend that you discuss these options with your Stovax retailer to further understand your requirements.

Carbon Neutral Energy

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Burning wood in a Stovax stove provides you with Carbon Neutral Energy.

Wood is better in environmental terms than fossil fuels as the amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere is approximately the same as that absorbed by the tree during growth.

It is also a renewable resource, particularly when derived from plantations and cultivated woodland. For optimum results, we recommend logs should be seasoned for 2 years or more to achieve a moisture content below 20%. This will not only give up to twice the output of freshly felled timber but help avoid a build up of tar in your stove's flue. Furthermore, if you can obtain hardwood logs this is better still, as they will have around twice the calorific value of softwoods.

Cleanburn

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Cleanburn is part of Stovax’s Triple Air System technology.

With Cleanburn, secondary air is pre-heated as it passes through a heat exchanger chamber within the firebox. It is then drawn into the smoke stream, where it combusts unburnt hydrocarbons to provide a cleaner burn and greater thermal efficiency.

A stove with Cleanburn will give you more heat output from your fuel.

Heat Output to Water

In addition to heating your living space, these stoves can also produce heat output to water to supply your domestic hot water and central heating requirements.

Stainless Steel Baffle

Most stoves are fitted with a baffle, which increases efficiency by ensuring as much heat as possible is extracted from the fuel before waste products of combustion are emitted via the chimney. Stainless steel baffle's are a further enhancement and last longer than standard steel parts.

Wood burning Only Version

Wood burns best on a bed of ash, so wood burning only versions of stoves and fires have a flat fuel bed and no ashpan.

All multi fuel stoves can burn wood, however multi fuel stoves have a riddling grate. This allows the ash and cinders from smokeless fuels, anthracite or peat/turf briquettes to be riddled into an ashpan below, creating the optimum conditions for efficient combustion of those particular fuels.

Single Combustion Control Lever

As the name implies, a single lever controls all the stove’s air flows for the easiest possible operation.

Boost Setting

Use this setting when lighting or re-fuelling your stove to quickly bring the fire up-to full strength.

Opti-Burn Setting

When burning logs, the unique ‘Opti-Burn’ setting can be used to provide the optimum heating efficiency and visual effect.

Approved for Smoke Control Areas

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Most town and city homes are located in Smoke Control Areas as designated by the Clean Air Act 1993.

To burn logs on a stove in these locations, the model installed must have been granted exemption from the regulations by the government through DEFRA.

This exemption is given only to appliances which have been independently tested to demonstrate particularly cleanburning combustion.

Any Stovax stoves shown as Approved for Smoke Control Areas can be used in these areas when fitted with the appropriate smoke control kit.

Cooking Accessories (Regency)

Cast into the side panel of every Regency is a support bracket into which a Stovax barbecue or Stovax bean pot may be fixed.

Each of these is manufactured from cast iron and is supplied with a swinging arm which locates into the support bracket.

Firescreen (Regency)

The Regency has an optional firescreen. Recommended because unlike other stoves the Regency is mainly used with the doors open.

Brass Rail Set (Regency)

The polished brass balls seen on the Regency are supplied as standard. The brass rail set is an optional extra to further enhance the period look.

Gas and Solid Fuel stoves - state of the art features

Cast Iron Construction

Cast Iron remains the material of choice for many premium quality stoves. This is because of the way cast iron diffuses warmth, giving maximum radiant heat over a period of time.

Further, the iron can be cast more thickly in areas where greater strength is needed, whilst additionally allowing attractive designs to be cast into the stove panels.

Thermostatic Controls

Thermostatic controls allow you to maintain a constant, comfortable, temperature from your stove.

Enamel Finishes

Enamel is a thin coating of coloured glass which is fired on to a metal surface. To achieve its translucent and lustrous finish, each casting is especially designed for enamelling and is coated and fired twice. Enamel is an option on many stoves.

Gas and Electric stoves - state of the art features

Command Remote Controls

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Remote controls are automatically supplied with some models and may be options with others. In general, however, there are three types of control:

Standard remote control: Once the pilot light has been ignited manually you can vary the flame height and heat output from the comfort of your armchair.

Programmable remote control: This deluxe version has two additional features. The first allows you to thermostatically control the room temperature whilst the second allows you to programme your fire to switch itself on and off twice a day. Use both and you can even come home to a glowing fire that has heated the room to the temperature you select.

VeriFlame™ remote control (Electric Stoves): Unique on the market, Gazco's VeriFlame technology produces the ultimate in realistic fire effects. The complementary remote control allows you to independently adjust the speed of the flames and the fuel bed intensity and flame level on five different settings from low to high, to produce the exact ambience you require. Complete flexibility at the touch of a button. There are also discreetly concealed manual controls should the batteries in the remote run out of power.

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Remote Control as Standard

Once the pilot light has been ignited manually you can vary the flame height and heat output from the comfort of your armchair.