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BK5 Ethanol Burner

Starts at $1,645.00
13 reviews

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.

The BK5 Burner is UL Listed.

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Stainless Steel Low Stock: 3 days
Stainless Steel  - Studio Image by MAD Design Group

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  • Included Accessories:
  • Lighting Rod
  • Jerry Can 1.25 Gal
  • Bottle Adaptor
  • Butane
  • Fire Lighter
  • BK Top Tray

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How much fuel do I need?
e-NRG Bioethanol Bioethanol Fuel - Studio Image by MAD Design Group
e-NRG Bioethanol In Stock: Ready to ship From $109.00
  • 4 Gal. 1 carton +$109.00
  • 8 Gal. 2 cartons +$214.00
  • 16 Gal. 4 cartons +$414.00
  • 20 Gal. 5 cartons +$491.00
  • 40 Gal. 10 cartons +$872.00
  • 80 Gal. 20 cartons +$1,417.00
  • 180 Gal. 45 cartons +$3,188.00
*Quantities of 4, 8, 16 and 20 Gallons ship on quart-sized bottles.

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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.

Prop 65 warning for California consumers. Learn More

Technical Specifications

Construction

  • Weight 16.76lb [7.6kg]
  • Model Dimensions in [mm] L 15.7 [400] W 12.5 [317] D 4.8 [123]
  • 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.

FAQ's

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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.

How do I clean my EcoSmart Fire ethanol burner?

Cleaning of the ethanol burner should be done only after you have used 50 litres of fuel or as soon as you notice a black residue forming around or on the burner. Before starting, make sure the burner is off, empty of ethanol, and at room temperature. Spray a multi-purpose cleaner on the surface of the burner and wipe with cloth, making sure to wipe in the direction of the grain. If material has fallen into the ethanol fireplace burner use a vacuum cleaner to remove debris through the burner opening. If your burner smells unusually strong after extensive use, remove the empty and room temperature burner from its surround and wash in hot, soapy water. Rinse thoroughly under running water and wait until the burner is completely dry before placing it back into its surround and reusing. View this video of the simple cleaning process here: https://youtu.be/VqHg9mXOc0U

Note: Stainless steel will rust or corrode over time if contamination or debris is not cleaned or removed immediately. When not in use, we recommend that you protect your ethanol fireplace from water damage or corrosion with a protective cover and the regular use of the burner lid included with your model.

How long does it take to assemble?

There is virtually no assembly. Our Freestanding and Fireplace Grates ranges are designed to be placed into the desired location, secured into position, and operated immediately. Our Fireplace Inserts are designed to slot into place, secured and built around with your preferred finish – again a quick and easy installation – so your builder or interior designer will love you!

The longest part of the setup process is trying to figure out where you want to place it – be sure it complies with our clearance requirements particularly with regard to moving objects like curtains, tree branches and so forth.

Why use bioethanol?

Bioethanol, a renewable energy, is the cleanest and most efficient fuel on the market, which means there are no emissions and no soot or ash to clean up.

Do I need to service my ethanol fireplace in any way?

Yes, normal maintenance and care is very important! Instructions are included in the Installation, Operating and Maintenance Manual supplied with your EcoSmart Fire product.

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.

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.

What maintenance is required for ethanol fireplaces?

Clean your EcoSmart Fire unit after you have used 50 liters [13.20 Gal.] of fuel or as soon as you notice black deposits on or near the burner of the ethanol fireplace. Black marks can be removed from the stone, solid surfaces or stainless steel with a mild abrasive washing product such as JIF or similar. It is recommended to test a small area first to ensure the cleaning product chosen is appropriate and will not mark or damage the surface. Burners can be washed as required in hot soapy water (even in your dishwasher) from time to time and the internal mechanics won’t deteriorate like some other brands as all internal parts are stainless steel.

Reviews

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Easy to use, safe, and clean

Model: BK5

We are really pleased with the final result and our guests think the fires are absolutely fantastic. The fireplaces now look stunning and in the winter give the hotel an incredibly cosy feel. In fact, they give off a ...more

Theo L. 4/21/20

The fire is safe, reliable, contemporary and elegant

Model: BK5

The EcoSmart Fire creates an intimate, warm and homely feel, similar to a lounge room environment.

Rebecca N. 5/4/20

It creates a lasting memory

Model: BK5

I love the fact that the fire makes a statement before anyone has set foot in the house. It’s a great talking point and the feedback I’ve had has been overwhelmingly positive. It’s the sort of feature people feel they...more

Con M. 5/4/20

Great way to achieve the ambiance of fire within unique settings

Model: BK5

We selected the EcoSmart Fire burner and used the principles of the Zeta fireplace as it gave us the ability to create an eco-friendly, ventless fireplace within an organic form adjacent to a timber material.

The E...more

Sally A. 5/4/20

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