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About Bioethanol Fuel

EcoSmart™ Fireplaces are fuelled by clean burning, eco-friendly bioethanol

What is Bioethanol?

Bioethanol is a denatured alcohol also called Methylated Spirits

Bioethanol - or simply 'ethanol' is a renewable energy source made by fermenting the sugar and starch components of plant by-products - mainly sugarcane and crops like grain, using yeast. It is also made from corn, potatoes, milk, rice, beetroot and recently grapes, banana and dates depending on the countries agricultural strength.

Today, bioethanol has many uses: It is blended with petrol to make a truly sustainable transport fuel, it's used in cosmetic and other manufacturing processes, and it creates the clean burning, beautiful dancing flame in our fireplaces.

Clean Emission

Bioethanol fuel is completely composed of biological products. The combustion of bio ethanol results in a clean emission: Heat, Steam and Carbon Dioxide.

Carbon dioxide is absorbed by plants. It is then processed via photosynthesis to help the plant grow. This infinite cycle of creation and combustion of energy makes bio ethanol a carbon neutral fuel source.

Efficient Green Energy

Because the combustion of bioethanol is clean you can lose the chimney and the flue and keep the heat in the room.  That's what makes burning bioethanol fuel so efficient and effective.

A Beautiful Dancing Flame

Burning bioethanol fuel creates a beautiful lively dancing orange flame that is simply mesmerizing. And because they don't need a flue or chimney you can now enjoy an open fire more easily than ever before - even in a high rise building.

Using the right fuel

e-NRG bioethanol is the ONLY fuel suitable for use in your EcoSmart Fire.  Your local distributor can assist you with sourcing e-NRG and provide you with information on the safe use of bioethanol.

e-NRG bioethanol is available online for convenient home delivery here:  USA  AUS  UK

USA: View the e-NRG Safety Data Sheet


Storage and Handling

Bio ethanol is classified as a Flammable Liquid Class 1B (for Flammability) and Class 3 PGII (for Transportation) and is regulated by various standards around the world.

You must familiarize yourself and comply with these regulations in order to safely and legally store, handle, decant and use this fuel.  

Ethanol vs Denatured Ethanol

In accordance with various global regulations bioethanol (100% alcohol) cannot be sold in its purest form to avoid human consumption.

Ethanol is denatured with various substances for re-sale purposes and it is then called Denatured Ethanol, Methylated Spirits, Denatured Alcohol, and many other names depending on where you live.

Listed on Ecospecifier

Ecospecifier is a 3rd party knowledge base that independently assesses and lists products for their green credentials, enabling easier identification, specification and location of eco and health preferred products.

A copy of this report is available on request.