...Check out www.inflame.ca the Lakeside model...Would it be small enough to fit in a trailer... According to them it requires no vent or propane or electricity... Might be like burning a candle only safer...
Yes, at 45 lbs that InFlame unit is way too heavy for me to want in the Boler
, but the more general idea of using gelled alcohol as fuel for an indoor fire might be interesting, for those who really must have flames for a cozy setting.
Anything burning a hydrocarbon fuel (which includes both propane
and alcohol) will produce both water vapour and carbon dioxide, and potentially carbon monoxide. I would take "no vent" with a grain of salt... it's really just no directly connected
I'm not a fan of candles, but I'm not sure this is necessarily better; I suppose it would depend on how the gelled alcohol is handled and contained.
By the way, my wife recently mentioned the she heard of a tabletop version of this idea - burning alcohol in some sort of tray full of rocks - so it is apparently a current design trend.