The AUSTRAL III is a high-performance wood stove by Drolet Fireplaces, designed to provide efficient heating for spaces up to 2,300 square feet while being environmentally friendly. Its innovative features make it a top choice for those looking for a powerful, eco-conscious heating solution.
Non-catalytic appliance with low particle emission rate (0.95 g/h)
Maximum heating power of 90,000 BTU/h
Up to 10 hours of burn time
Accommodates logs up to 20 inches
3.3 ft³ firebox for extended heat
Steel legs with ash drawer for easy maintenance
EPA certified and proudly made in Canada
Limited lifetime warranty
Certified for mobile home and alcove installation
Fuel Type: Dry cordwood (16″ recommended)
Recommended Heating Area: 900 – 2,300 ft²
Overall Firebox Volume: 3.3 ft³
Maximum Burn Time: 10 hours
Maximum Heat Output (Dry Cordwood): 90,000 BTU/h
Minimum Overall Heat Output Rate: 15,841 BTU/h
Maximum Overall Heat Output Rate: 57,041 BTU/h
Average Overall Efficiency (LHV): 76.6%
Optimum Efficiency: 78%
Flue Outlet Diameter: 6″
Door Type: Single, glass with cast iron frame
Glass Type: Ceramic glass
Steel Thickness-Body: 3/16″
Steel Thickness-Top: 5/16″
Maximum Log Length: 20″
Baffle Type: High-quality vermiculite
Warranty: Limited lifetime
Alcove Installation: Approved
Mobile Home Installation: Yes, with fresh air intake
Clearances to Combustibles:
Single Wall Pipe: Varies (See owner’s manual)
Double Wall Pipe: Varies (See owner’s manual)
Side Wall: 20″
Back Wall: 7 1/2″
Base of the Unit to Ceiling: 84″
Limited Lifetime Warranty
The AUSTRAL III by Drolet Fireplaces is a remarkable wood stove designed for eco-conscious heating. With a low particle emission rate and a maximum power of 90,000 BTU/h, it ensures efficient and clean heating for spaces up to 2,300 sq ft. You can enjoy up to 10 hours of burn time, accommodating logs up to 20 inches in its spacious firebox. This stove is EPA certified, made in Canada, and comes with a limited lifetime warranty, making it a reliable and sustainable heating solution for your home.
Drolet Fireplaces is a leading manufacturer of high-quality heating appliances. With a commitment to eco-friendliness, performance, and durability, Drolet offers a range of stoves, inserts, furnaces, and accessories that cater to both residential and commercial needs. Based in Canada, Drolet takes pride in its EPA-certified, environmentally responsible products that provide warmth and comfort to homes while minimizing the impact on the environment.
Q: Will the AUSTRAL III heat my entire home?
A: The AUSTRAL III is designed to heat spaces up to 2,300 square feet, making it suitable for most residential areas.
Q: Is the AUSTRAL III environmentally friendly?
A: Yes, the AUSTRAL III has a low particle emission rate (0.95 g/h) and is EPA certified, making it an eco-friendly heating option.
Q: Can I install the AUSTRAL III in a mobile home?
A: Yes, the AUSTRAL III is certified for mobile home installation when used with a fresh air intake.
Q: What is the maximum log length the AUSTRAL III can accommodate?
A: The stove can accommodate logs up to 20 inches in length.
Q: How long can I expect the AUSTRAL III to burn on a single load of wood?
A: You can enjoy up to 10 hours of burn time with the AUSTRAL III.
Q: Is the AUSTRAL III easy to maintain?
A: Yes, it comes with steel legs with an ash drawer for convenient maintenance.
Q: Does the AUSTRAL III come with a warranty?
A: Yes, it comes with a limited lifetime warranty for added peace of mind.
Q: Can I use the AUSTRAL III in an alcove installation?
A: Yes, the AUSTRAL III is approved for alcove installations.
Q: What are the clearances required for installation?
A: Clearances to combustibles vary, so please refer to the owner’s manual for specific requirements.
Q: Is the AUSTRAL III made in Canada?
A: Yes, the AUSTRAL III is proudly made in Canada.
Q: Can I use the AUSTRAL III as a primary heating source?
A: The AUSTRAL III is a powerful wood stove and can be used as a primary heating source in smaller to medium-sized spaces.
Q: How do I clean the ceramic glass on the AUSTRAL III?
A: The ceramic glass can be cleaned with a specialized glass cleaner, following the instructions in the owner’s manual.
Q: What is the overall efficiency of the AUSTRAL III?
A: The AUSTRAL III has an average overall efficiency of 76.6% (LHV).
Q: Does the AUSTRAL III come with a blower?
A: The AUSTRAL III has an optional premium quality blower available for purchase.
Q: What is the maximum heat output of the AUSTRAL III?
A: The maximum heat output with dry cordwood is 90,000 BTU/h.
Q: Can I install the AUSTRAL III close to walls or in corners?
A: Yes, the AUSTRAL III has specified clearances for side walls and corners.
Q: Is the AUSTRAL III suitable for use in areas with a low ceiling?
A: Some units have been tested with a low ceiling. Please refer to the installation manual for details.
Q: Can the AUSTRAL III be used with a flexible chimney liner?
A: Yes, you can use a 6″ Ø stainless flex liner kit for installation.
Q: Does the AUSTRAL III come with a rigid firescreen?
A: The rigid firescreen is available for purchase as an accessory.
Q: What is the overall size of the AUSTRAL III?
A: The stove has overall dimensions of 23 3/4″ W x 32 1/2″ D x 32 1/8″ H.