Just a couples decades ago, many fireplaces were masonry behemoths that sent hard-earned heating dollars right up the chimney. This Rinnai EnergySaver Intelligent Fireplace lives up to its name with a 7-stage modulating gas valve, variable speed blower, microprocessor with fault-code display panel, and themostatic controls for precise heat settings.
It also plays nicely with surrounding applicances. The warmed air is vented through the bottom, so that plasma tvs and other delicate toys can be placed directly above the fireplace.
With an AFUE (Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency) of 83%, it's one of the most energy efficient gas fireplaces available.