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Montecito Estate EPA II-Approved High-Efficiency Fireplace


 
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With outstanding heat output and high-efficiency operation, the Montecito Estate wood-burning fireplace excels. The 4.0 cu. ft. firebox with 30" log capacity is one of the largest available in its category. The Montecito Estate beautifully combines the craftsmanship of a traditional masonry fireplace with clean and powerful non-catalytic combustion heating. The gorgeous selection of doors and facades allows you to achieve a customized look that reflects your style.
Features
  • Circulating design features facade, arch door and ceramic glass for optimum heat transfer
  • EPA Phase II Certified wood heater
  • 4.0 cubic foot insulated firebox that accepts up to 30" log size for increased performance
  • White stacked textured refractory panels with integrated ash lip and decorative cast iron log retainer
  • Air combustion control for variable heat output with time-delayed air boost for faster wood ignition during startup
  • Includes insulated outside are kit (required for use)
  • 86.7% Thermal efficiency and heats u to 2,500 square feet
  • Efficient air wash system that keeps glass clean
  • Steel double door with heat resistant door handle that stays cool to the touch
  • Includes heat activated 350 CFM UZY-7 variable speed blower for time-delay heat distribution
  • Dual ducted gravity kit and/or thermostatically controlled forced air kit available (three maximum outlets)
  • Durable high temperature paint finish
  • Uses SCIL (ACBI) 7" air cooled wood burning chimney
  • Uses SCIL (S-2100/HT6000) 7" diameter - 2" Thick insulated wood burning chimney
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty


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Astria Montecito Estate November 7, 2017
Reviewer: Brook from Maryland  
I have been heating with this fireplace for two seasons.  I have had failures of the blower fans each season.  They were covered under warranty and customer service was great, however, it is not easy to replace the fans.  You also need to take the fans out to clean off the dust that gets sucked in an all over the fan.  Thought I would get a longer overnight burn time according to the advertised burn time but it is usually out by morning.

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Montecito Estate Issues March 10, 2017
Reviewer: Donald from Idaho  
The unit looks nice and does a decent job of maintaining our very well-insulated 3000 sq ft home at 65 degrees with continuous feeding of the stove when outside air temp is 25-30.  The double doors constantly require adjustment because the screws attaching it to hinges are too short.  The blower fan (200 cfm version) is pretty weak and a disappointment.  It lasted 1 1/2 burning seasons and was replaced just before the 2-year warranty expired.  If this one goes it will be ~$500 for parts and labor to replace.  It just sits under the firebox and sucks any loose ash or dust into its moveable parts--poor design.  The make-up air "booster" is 100% ineffective and does not provide enough room air to make any perceptible difference.  To start the stove, you just have to leave one of the doors ajar until the flame creates a good upward draft after 5-10 minutes, then shut the doors.  Needs more robust hinge system and stronger fan with sealed bearings.

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