Discover the future of home heating with the HEAT COMMANDER by Drolet Fireplaces. This revolutionary wood furnace offers efficient central heating, innovative technology, and exceptional design, making it the ideal choice for heating spaces up to 2,500 square feet.
Dual Fire© Technology for self-regulated combustion
Automated air supply and flame adjustment
Up to 10 hours of burn time
EPA certified for reduced emissions
Proudly made in Canada with a limited lifetime warranty
Fuel Type: Dry cordwood (16″ recommended)
Recommended Heating Area: 1,000 – 2,500 sq. ft
Maximum Input Capacity (Dry Cordwood): 310,000 BTU
Flue Outlet Diameter: 6″
Overall Dimensions: 27 3/4″ (W) x 63 1/2″ (H) x 51 1/8″ (D)
Warranty: Limited lifetime
Dry cordwood (16″ recommended)
Clearances and Cavity Measurements:
Clearance – Side Wall: 11″
Clearance – Base of the Unit to Ceiling: 69″ min.
Clearance – Floor Protection in Front of the Unit: 18″
Clearance – Plenum | Ducts to the Ceiling: 5″ from the plenum | 1″ from ducts
Limited Lifetime Warranty
The HEAT COMMANDER by Drolet Fireplaces is a cutting-edge central heating system that sets a new standard for home heating. With Dual Fire© Technology, it offers self-regulated combustion for easy ignition and optimized efficiency. Here are some product highlights:
Dual Fire© Technology: The HEAT COMMANDER is the first wood furnace to offer Dual Fire© technology with a two-stage electronic combustion control. This technology ensures self-regulated combustion for easy ignition and safety.
Automated Control: The furnace features automated air supply and flame adjustment systems that synchronize with your thermostat, providing uninterrupted heat and reducing emissions with minimal maintenance.
Extended Burn Time: With up to 10 hours of burn time, the HEAT COMMANDER ensures consistent and long-lasting warmth.
EPA Certified: This wood furnace is EPA certified, meeting stringent emissions standards for eco-friendly heating.
Proudly Made in Canada: Manufactured in Canada with a limited lifetime warranty, the HEAT COMMANDER is a symbol of quality and craftsmanship.
Drolet Fireplaces is a leading manufacturer of innovative heating solutions for homes. With a commitment to quality, efficiency, and environmental responsibility, Drolet has been providing cutting-edge heating products for over 60 years. Based in Canada, Drolet is known for its dedication to creating reliable and eco-friendly heating systems that meet the needs of homeowners. Whether you’re looking for wood stoves, pellet stoves, wood inserts, or wood furnaces, Drolet Fireplaces has a wide range of heating options to keep your home warm and comfortable.
Q: What is Dual Fire© Technology?
A: Dual Fire© Technology is a two-stage electronic combustion control system that ensures self-regulated combustion in the HEAT COMMANDER wood furnace for easy ignition and safety.
Q: How long can the HEAT COMMANDER burn on a single load of wood?
A: The HEAT COMMANDER can burn for up to 10 hours on a single load of wood, providing consistent heat throughout the day.
Q: Is the HEAT COMMANDER EPA certified?
A: Yes, the HEAT COMMANDER is EPA certified, meeting strict emissions standards for environmentally friendly heating.
Q: What is the warranty for the HEAT COMMANDER?
A: The HEAT COMMANDER comes with a limited lifetime warranty, providing peace of mind for your investment.
Q: Can the HEAT COMMANDER be used as the primary heating source for a home?
A: Yes, the HEAT COMMANDER is ideal for heating spaces up to 2,500 square feet and can serve as the primary heating source for many homes.
Q: Does the HEAT COMMANDER come with a blower and thermostat?
A: Yes, the HEAT COMMANDER includes a blower, thermostat, and other essential accessories for optimal performance.
Q: What is the recommended chimney diameter for the HEAT COMMANDER?
A: The recommended chimney diameter for the HEAT COMMANDER is 6 inches.
Q: Can I claim a tax credit for purchasing the HEAT COMMANDER in the USA?
A: Yes, in the USA, you can get a 26% tax credit on your Drolet Heat Commander purchase. This tax credit covers the cost of the appliance, chimney, air distribution ducts, labor for installation, and related materials.
Q: What is the maximum log length the HEAT COMMANDER can accommodate?
A: The HEAT COMMANDER can accommodate logs with a maximum length of 21 inches.
Q: Is the HEAT COMMANDER available for purchase outside of the USA?
A: Yes, the HEAT COMMANDER is available for purchase internationally, and its efficiency and innovation make it a popular choice worldwide.
Q: What kind of warranty support does Drolet Fireplaces provide?
A: Drolet Fireplaces offers a limited lifetime warranty on the HEAT COMMANDER and other products, ensuring long-term satisfaction and reliability.
Q: How can I claim the manufacturer promotions for the HEAT COMMANDER?
A: To claim manufacturer promotions, visit the Drolet website’s Promotions section, fill out the form, and follow the provided instructions.
Q: Can I add fresh air return adapters to the HEAT COMMANDER?
A: Yes, the fresh air return adapter can be added to the blower box to increase the efficiency of your system, improving air circulation and comfort.
Q: Is there a recommended chimney type for the HEAT COMMANDER?
A: The HEAT COMMANDER is compatible with chimney types like CAN/ULC S629 and UL 103 HT (2100 °F).
Q: What is the overall firebox volume of the HEAT COMMANDER?
A: The HEAT COMMANDER has a firebox volume of 3.6 cubic feet.
Q: Are there any additional parts or accessories recommended for use with the HEAT COMMANDER?
A: Air filters are recommended to filter dirt before distributing hot air, protecting the blower. Additionally, fresh air return adapters can improve air circulation.
Q: What are the clearances required for installation of the HEAT COMMANDER?
A: The HEAT COMMANDER has specific clearances for safe installation. Refer to the installation manual for detailed clearance information.
Q: What are the Canadian and US safety standards the HEAT COMMANDER complies with?
A: The HEAT COMMANDER complies with Canadian safety standards CAN/CSA B366.1 and US safety standards UL 391.
Q: What is the average particulate emission rate for the HEAT COMMANDER?
A: The average particulate emission rate is 0.095 lb/mmBTU (0.041 g/MJ).
Q: What is the overall efficiency of the HEAT COMMANDER?
A: The HEAT COMMANDER has an overall efficiency ranging from 76.6% to 82%, depending on the measurement standards.
Q: What is the efficiency based on when cycling from high to low burn?
A: The efficiency is based on radiated and delivered heat when allowing cycling from high to low burn to simulate thermostat demand.
Q: How can I activate the warranty for my HEAT COMMANDER?
A: You can activate your warranty by visiting the Drolet website and following the provided instructions for warranty activation.