Q. Is the Dimplex expensive to operate?
A. No! The patented flame technology uses under 300 watts of power.
Based on average electricity rate, the unit operates at only 2 - 3
cents/hr. With full heat on, the cost to operate both flame and
heater is as low as 8 cents/hr.
Q. How efficient is the Dimplex?
A. The Dimplex is 100% efficient. All of the energy supplied
to the unit is effectively converted into heat which remains in the
room. Conversely, vented gas fireplaces produce under 70 -80%
efficiency, while the remaining 20 - 30% of the energy vents to the
Q. Will the Dimplex provide appropriate
warmth and comfort in a room of any size?
A. The Dimplex distributes a warm and even heat over a wide area
through a quite fan-forced heater. It produces up to 10,000
BTU of total heat. Working with the home's primary heating
system, the Dimplex can warm up almost any size of room without
Q. Can I enjoy the full visual effect of
the flames and glowing embers without heat being produced?
A. Yes! Your remote control allows selection of the thermostatically
controlled fan-forced heater or flame or both. You can enjoy your
fireplace even when the weather is not quite cold enough for
conventional gas logs.
Q. Will the Dimplex heat my home when
the power is off?
A. No! the Dimplex requires electric power to operate.
Q. Are there any odors or emissions from
A. No! The dimplex is a zero emission electric appliance making it a
great choice for environments that must remain odor and emission
free. ( For Oxygen Patients, or odor sensitive individuals.)
Q. If Glass Doors are used can they be
left closed when burning the Dimplex?
A. Yes! Glass doors can be left closed for that special look or to
keep children and pets out of the fireplace. No surfaces become