When planning to add a gas fireplace, there are several major categories from which to choose, each with their own advantages.
Gas Direct Vent Fireplaces, Fireplace Gas Logs in a Woodburning fireplace, Vent Free Fireplaces, and Gas Fireplace Inserts
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Gas Direct Vent Fireplaces
Gas Direct Vent fireplaces are a relatively easy addition to your room. Because of the easy venting options (out a side wall like a dryer vent) it is more versatile from a design point of view, since their inception in the mid 80's they have become the most popular choice when adding a fireplace.
In 1987, The Bright Acre was the FIRST fireplace store in New Jersey to feature gas direct vent fireplaces. Let Bright Acre's experienced staff help you select from a wide array of the latest, most technically advanced gas direct vent fireplaces available. We will assist you in designing a beautiful fireplace that will compliment your home decor, lower heating bills and reduce overall energy usage.
Come in and see more than 25 burning displays; the largest selection anywhere in Monmouth or Ocean County! Heat-N-Glo and Travis Industries are featured by The Bright Acre with units including "furnace rated" that can be used as primary heat if you're adding a new family room or bedroom to your home.
Wood Burning Fireplace with Gas Logs
For the ultimate in convenience with "real fire" appearance, converting (or adding) a wood burning fireplace to have gas logs cannot be beat.
The Bright Acre can help you perfectly size to your room with a Heat-N-Glo or Travis firebox and provide the exact look you desire with a Peterson Real-Fyre or Eichlor gas log set. Peterson Real-Fyre has been the standard in realism for over 40 years while Eichlor brings energy savings combined with excellent flame to your home. To use a vented gas log you would need to either have or add a woodburning fireplace.
Vent Free Fireplaces
Vent Free fireplaces are designed to primarily deliver heat. They are 100% efficient, but usually less realistic than most other choices of gas fireplace.
Bright Acre offers easy to install Monessen Vent Free Fireplace Systems and Vent Free Fireboxes. Let our experienced staff help you design the best installation while considering your personal requirements.
Three sizes and a slim profile allows you to incorporate dancing flames, elegance and warmth into your home. Select from a wide variety of options to create your perfect focal point.
Vented Gas Fireplace Logs
The "look" of a wood fire with the ease of gas; vented gas fireplace logs have been the standard in "real fire" appearance with dirt and pest free convenience for over 50 years. The Bright Acre features Peterson Real-Fyre and Eichlor gas logs to provide the complete range of choices to perfectly match your desire for realism with convenience.
Vent Free Fireplace Gas Logs
For the consumer who is adding a fireplace in an area that does not allow for venting, or has a fireplace with a poorly drawing chimney; "vent free" fireplace gas logs provide heat and convenience without need for a working chimney or vent system. Modern technology has developed vent free gas logs that allow dancing flames without soot or dangerous emissions when properly set-up and used and The Bright Acre is the expert store to insure your complete satisfaction.
The look, the heat, the emotional warmth of a wood stove combined with the convenience of a gas fire - what could be better for the home that "fits" a stove. With industry leaders Heat-N-Glo and Travis units to select from; The Bright Acre has the size, the look and the ability to satisfy your burning needs.
Gas Fireplace Inserts
Gas fireplace inserts offer the convenience of gas logs with the heat ability of a furnace rated fireplace. The Bright Acre has the areas' largest burning display of fireplace inserts featuring Heat-N-Glo and Travis Industries (Avalon Fireplace and Fireplace Xtrordinair) and can fit an insert into most every fireplace.
Come visit our showroom, we have many gas fireplaces on display and burning so you can compare for yourself and choose the best one for your home.