The Opel Plus series has taken the Opel family of catalytic fireplaces to the next level. EPA certified at 0.7g/hr makes the Opel Plus one of the most advanced and cleanest units available on the market today, yet it still maintains its classic styling. In the past, Popular Science Magazine has recommended the Opel for its efficiency and reduction of emissions. Over the years this technology has only improved and been refined to make the Opel Plus what it is today.
|Outside Dimensions||37″ W X 52 1/4″ H X 24″ D|
|Shipping weight||553 lb|
|Glass viewing size||22 ¼” W x 14 9/16″ H|
|Firebox Size||The observable firebox volume is 3.6 cubic feet
EPA official usable firebox volume per certification testing is 2.3 cubic feet.
|Firewood Length||EPA tested with 15.75″ logs; can accept up to 18″ logs|
|Door Finish||Black Single Door|
|Outside Air||4″, meets R2000
All RSF models come equipped to accept a 4″ outside air duct, a 5″ can also be used. All models can also be installed to operate using room air.
|Mobile Home Approved||NO|
|BTU Output||27,034 BTU/hr
Based on EPA certification testing using crib wood and calculations from CSA B415.1-10.
|Estimated BTU Potential||70,000 BTU/hr
Based on engineering calculations using firebox volume, efficiency, loading density (12lb/cu ft for hardwood), average humidity, reloading interval, type of installation, etc.
|Heating Capacity||1,500 to 3,000 ft2
Depends primarily on wood quality, ambient air temperature and building heat loss.
|EPA Certification||0.7 g/hr|
Low Heating Value (LHV) CSA B415.1-10 calculations.
|EPA Average Efficiency||70%
High Heating Value (HHV) CSA B415.1-10 calculations.
|EPA Average CO||.58 g/min
Carbon Monoxide (CO), using data from EPA crib wood testing
|Click here to view the Opel 3 Plus Wood Fireplace brochure|