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INDUSTRY FIRSTS
1927 Air circulating fireplaces
1946 Heatilator introduces the first factory-built fireplace system, eliminating the need for any masonry construction
1985 Quadra-Burn system that burns and reburns gases and smoke up to four times
1987 Heat & Glo introduces direct vent technology for gas fireplaces
1988 Remote controlled fireplaces
1991 Wall heater fireplaces
1993 Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (A.F.U.E.) rated fireplaces that tested to the same standards as an energy efficient furnace
1995 Four-sided gas fireplaces
1997 Zone Heating (Heat-Out and Heat-Zone) and Firebrick Technology
1998 Ceramic fiber firebox in a direct vent fireplace for enhanced realism
1999 Outdoor zero-clearance gas fireplaces
2000 Fireplaces designed for specific rooms like kitchens and bathrooms
2001 Revolutionary cooking technology in a grill called Patio Gourmet
2002 IntelliFire Plus™ electronic ignition system that eliminates the need for a standing pilot on gas fireplace products