Pod 40 Fire Pit Bowl
A classic fire pit that
instantly adds ambiance
Inspired by the shapes and forms of traditional pottery, the Pod Fire Bowl Series brings a modern update to the classic fire pit. Its smokeless fire provides a warm and inviting outdoor centerpiece to gather around and relax in front of no matter the season.
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Model SpecsTechnical information about the model and the included burner.
C&I ManualClearances & Installation information about the product.
Burner ManualInstallation, operation and maintenance manual.
Versatile and relocatable
With zero hard utility connections, relocating your fire is a breeze. Entertain on your own terms with Pod 40 from EcoSmart Fire.
Clean-burning and sustainable
EcoSmart Fire’s when fueled by e-NRG Bioethanol are the single, most eco-friendly fires available today. With no smoke, soot, or ash your clean-burning, bioethanol fire can even be used indoors!
Fluid™ Concrete Technology
Our proprietary technology offers a streamlined yet sophisticated system that delivers exceptionally robust, handcrafted products. Learn More
Two sizes to choose from
POD Fire Bowls are available in two sizes – the bigger Pod 40 and Pod 30 its little brother.
Three colour options
Available in three concrete hues – Natural, Graphite and Bone.
Three Flexible Fuel Options
- e-NRG Bioethanol
- Natural Gas
- Liquid Propane
- Fuel Comparison
Heats on Average
|Natural Gas||Liquid Propane||e-NRG Bioethanol|
||Our Natural Gas (NG) systems provide not only the lowest cost of operation, they require no refuelling of any type, ever. Offering a high heat output and the flexibility to adjust the height of the flame as you desire, our Natural Gas burners feature a push button ignition and are UL/ULC Listed.||Fueled by readily available propane, our LP solutions feature up to 65,000 BTUs of heat output while requiring no costs for installation. Our LP burners are UL/ULC Listed, include a battery powered push button ignition and offer the flexibility to relocate your fire feature as needed.||Eco-friendly and plant-based, our ethanol fuel technology is suitable for indoor or outdoor installation. Our UL Listed ethanol fires are installed and operated in a matter of minutes. Completely selfcontained, ethanol provides the freedom to relocate your fire as desired without any limitations.|
|Approved Use||Outdoor Only||Outdoor Only||Indoor or Outdoor|
|Can Be Relocated||-||Yes||Yes|
|Installation & Setup||Req. Certified Pumbles||Easy||Very Easy|
|Heat Output (BTUs)||65000 BTU/h||65000 BTU/h||20433 BTU/h|
|Burn Time||Unlimited||7-20 Hrs / Tank||7 - 11 Hrs / Fill|
|Operating Costs||$0.20 - $0.60 / Hour||$1.50 - $2.80 / Hour|
|Adjustable Flame / Heat||Yes||Yes||-|
|Fuel Source||Permanent Connection||External Tank||Self Contained Burner|
|Fuel Availability||Plumbed||Ready Available||Delivered to your door|
|Green / Eco-Friendly||-||-||Yes|
What are some key benefits – compared to other heating options?
When you choose ethanol as your fuel source over gas or wood, you are totally simplifying your installation requirements and costs. There's no flue or chimney required when burning ethanol, which means that you have the ultimate in design flexibility to achieve an open fire in so many more areas of your home - both indoors and out.
Can EcoSmart Fires be installed everywhere?
Almost everywhere! EcoSmart Fires cannot be installed into small rooms that are less than our minimum room size which is burner specific. For all other installations, you must comply with our compulsory clearances and installation instructions. Approval from building authorities may be required prior to installation in your area. Please make sure you contact appropriate parties before installing your EcoSmart Fire.
What is bioethanol fuel?
Bioethanol (also known as methylated spirits or simply ethanol) is a form of renewable energy. It’s a clear, colourless liquid that’s commonly made from fermenting the sugar and starch components of plant by-products like sugarcane and grain crops.
Is Bioethanol easily obtainable?
Yes, you can have fuel delivered to public and private premises in many countries.
What maintenance is required for ethanol fireplaces?
Clean your EcoSmart Fire unit after you have used 50 liters [13.20 Gal.] of fuel or as soon as you notice black deposits on or near the burner of the ethanol fireplace. Black marks can be removed from the stone, solid surfaces or stainless steel with a mild abrasive washing product such as JIF or similar. It is recommended to test a small area first to ensure the cleaning product chosen is appropriate and will not mark or damage the surface. Burners can be washed as required in hot soapy water (even in your dishwasher) from time to time and the internal mechanics won’t deteriorate like some other brands as all internal parts are stainless steel.
Do ethanol fireplaces smell?
All heating appliances have their own smell be it gas, wood or electric - ethanol fireplaces are no different. e-NRG ethanol fuel is made of fermented plants like sugarcane or corn and is essentially a liquid alcohol. To safely make “de-natured” and unfit for consumption, substances have been added. The burning of these substances may cause a slight smell upon initial lighting and when the flame is extinguished – similar to when you blow out a candle. e-NRG ethanol fuel is the only fuel recommended for your EcoSmart Fire ethanol fireplace. e-NRG ethanol fuel has the lowest odor and longest burn time on the market. The nice thing about using ethanol is that it’s not dry like gas or smokey like wood.
Do I need to service my ethanol fireplace in any way?
Yes, normal maintenance and care is very important! Instructions are included in the Installation, Operating and Maintenance Manual supplied with your EcoSmart Fire product.
What features should I look for in a good bioethanol fireplace?
When looking for a reputable ethanol fire, you should look for safety compliance, safety accessories, solid stainless steel construction with no moving parts, in addition to dedicated and clearly marked filling points.
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