Frequently asked questions
Is FANOLA® safe
Yes. The safety of FANOLA® has been certified by EcoFuel and PZH (Polish Institute of Hygiene).
How long does it burn for?
It depends on the fireplace model. The Producer can provide an approximate time for a given unit. Please contact us for more information.
Is FANOLA® environmentally friendly?
Yes. It is a special alcohol based liquid. It emits only carbon dioxide (CO2) and water vapor in amounts similar to those in human breath.
What is the safety guarantee?
There is a 100% safety guarantee if the ethanol for fireplace is used in accordance to the instruction and user’s manuals.
Do you need additional ventilation?
No. You do not need any additional ventilation. Natural air circulation (1 per hour) is sufficient.
Can I use a bio fireplace in any indoor space?
You can use bio fireplaces in most interiors ensuring appropriate air circulation and safe distance from flammable materials.
Does the use of Fanola® lead to e.g. ceiling sooting?
No. Fanola® ethanol fuel burns completely clean. However, you should keep a minimum distance of 39” from the ceiling.
How do you store the liquid?
You should keep it away from any source of fire. The optimal storage temperature is between 59°F – 95°F.
Can I pour fuel into a working bio fireplace?
You must never pour ethanol fuel onto an open fire. After extinguishing the flame, you should wait a few minutes for the burner to cool down. Only then you can refill with Fanola®.
Is there any smell while burning Fanola®?
No, there is no smell, because CO2 and water vapor are odorless substances.