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Gas is a reliable and easy to use fuel that can provide a fire every bit as lovely as a wood fire without the fuss and bother of toting firewood and contending with ash removal. No electricity required!

Many Maine customers opt to zone heat with a gas fired heating appliance to create a warm and inviting gathering area while also turning down their central heating thermostats for significant annual fuel costs savings.

Optional features allow you to have a beautiful fire at the touch of a switch, thermostat or even a remote control. Our gas stoves can burn either natural gas or propane (LP). Like our wood stoves, they are designed to either provide aesthetics or to produce heat.

Direct-vent stoves can vent directly through the wall, many times with no vertical rise in the venting at all. This new technology is great for apartments and condominiums or unusual applications such as under a window. Direct-vent units pull combustion air for the fire from outside the home and exhausts the burned gasses through the same vent system. This combustion process is completely sealed from the living area eliminating concerns about indoor air quality and results in a balanced burn that is not affected by fans or other drafts.

  • Jotul GF300 Allagash BV or DV II

    The Jotul GF 300 DV/BV Allagash version 2 presents the perfect union of efficiency and beauty. The 300 series BV and the DVII are standing (continuous) pilot designs and are reliable heat sourses during a power outage as they require no electricity or batteries to operate.   Fueled by the quiet durability of Jotul's revolutionary new cast iron and stainless steel burner - the JotulBurner- , this stove is created to endure. Incorporating Jotul Heat Fin technology for optimum heat exchange and with a 50% heat turn down capability, the GF 300 DV/BV Allagash fulfills the heat requirements of a variety of living spaces. Options include: Antique brick panel kit, wall thermostat, remote control, floor bracket kit (for mobile home installations), variable speed blower fan kit, leg leveler kit and short.    

    The GF 300 Allagash is available in direct vent (DV) or B-Vent (BV). The BV version can be vented into your existing chimney, either masonry or Class-A (steel) chimney with a 4" aluminum flex liner. The Direct Vent (DV) Allagash can easily be vented through the wall with a horizontal direct vent cap or it can vent vertically through the roof using direct vent pipe like a traditional chimney. The BV Allagash is only available in automatic valve (standing pilot) and colors are limited to matte black or majolica brown, while the DV Allagash can be purchased with an IPI valve (electronic valves) and has a wider range of enamel finishes, including majolica brown and blue black, in addition to the standard matte black finish. A new white enamel finish will be available in the fall of 2019.

    Popular options include wall thermostat, blower kit (120 CFM), reversible brick liner (Antique Red & Brownstone), available in 3 colors (Majolica Brown enamel, Blue Black enamel or Classic Matte Black Paint).

    What are the benefits of automatic valves and IPI valves?

    The automatic valve (standing pilot ignition system) uses a push-button piezo ignitor to light a pilot flame. The pilot flame generates a small millivolt current, which controls the valve and ignites the main burner. This allows the stove to operate without the need for electricity or a battery back-up system! Millivolt valves are preferable in high wind areas, such as on the ocean. IPI (Intermittent Pilot Ignition) or electronic valves allow for more features on the stove, such as the ability to regulate the flame height, turn on accent lighting, and to control a blower fan, all via the remote. With automatic/standing pilot valves, flame height and blower control are done manually at the stove, and accent lighting is not available. IPI valves will work in power outages with AA-batter back-up. Both IPI and automatic valve stoves can be set to thermostats or use thermostatic remote controls to control the room temperature and turn on and off the stove.

    Safety barrier screens come standard, and the white the firebox is housed behind a glass window, the doors of the stove can be opened to replicate an open-door flame viewing experience.