If you’re looking for a fireplace that doesn’t give off heat but still offers the aesthetic of a warm and cosy fireplace, then a heatless electric fireplace may be the best choice for you. To help you with your research, we have created this guide to help you choose the perfect heatless electric fireplace to suit your budget and requirements.
Why choose a heatless electric fireplace?
You don’t have to miss out on the relaxing and mesmerising glow of a flame with a heatless fireplace, and there are many reasons why choosing a heatless fireplace may be the ideal choice for you.
- Perhaps you do not have a chimney, or your home or office space does not lend itself well to a real fire?
- You may already have ample central heating in your home for warmth, but you’d really like to create an ambient glow at nighttime?
- Perhaps you want to create an atmospheric space during the summer months when the heat of a fireplace is not required?
- Maybe you like the focal point that a fireplace brings to a room, but you do not need the extra warmth?
If you’ve resonated with any of the above, a heatless electric fireplace could be exactly what you’ve been looking for.
How do heatless fireplaces work?
The flame within an electric fireplace is typically produced by an LED light that, depending on the model, can be adjusted for varying intensities of light depending on the mood you’d like to set. Some models also have a ‘flame effect only’ setting and produce no heat at all, whilst other models can still output some heat between 0.7kW and 2kW.
Do heatless fireplaces look different?
You can buy an electric no-heat fireplace in almost any style ranging from entirely traditional wall fireplaces to modern and contemporary media wall suites. You can also take your customisation a step further by choosing different styles of bed including log beds, coal beds, pebble beds and more.
The best fireplaces that can be used without heat
Get ready to sit back and relax in front of the fireplace, with the heat turned right down or turned completely off – The choice is yours!
Here at Direct Fireplaces, we stock a fantastic range of decorative fireplaces online and in our showroom so you can be sure you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for within our range.
A stunning choice for both a traditional interior setting or a more contemporary home, the Suncrest Lucera 47-inch OptiMyst Electric Fireplace Suite offers the realism of a real fire thanks to an innovative glowing log bed and clean smoke effect flame.
This remote controlled electric fireplace can be operated with or without the accompanying heater to suit your needs. And what’s more, this beautiful centrepiece can be installed against any flat wall without the requirement of a chimney or a flue.
For a show-stopping centrepiece, choose the Celsi Electriflame VR Louvre Electric Wall Fire. This statement electric fireplace will become a talking point thanks to its unique triangular shape and chic black and silver glass detailing.
The enclosed fuel bed houses projection technology to give the illusion of real flames, whilst woodland logs and crystal ash embers complete the cosy aesthetic.
- Effect only – 0.8Kw – 1.6Kw
If you are looking for a traditional stove style fireplace, the Elgin & Hall Chollerton 22″ Inset Electric Fire With Cast Stove Fascia offers the cosy aesthetic that you are looking for. You can also control the intensity of the flames and set the mood with the handy remote control.
- Effect only – 1kW – 2kW
The eye-catching Dimplex Danville Optimyst Electric Fire is available in classic black, brass or chrome making it a versatile choice for your home. The rustic coal effect fuel bed offers a traditional fireplace style housed within a modern setting, and it can also be operated via remote control to turn on or turn off the 2kW heater.
Powered by ultrasonic and OptiMyst technology, an ultra-fine water mist rises and works with the under-fuel bed lighting to give a fully three-dimensional fire effect that you won’t be able to take your eyes off.
- Effect only – 1kW – 2kW.
We’re confident you’ll find the right electric fireplace to suit your space and budget with our dedicated range.
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