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Escea understands that while the fireplace is the heart of the home, you can’t watch the latest episode of Grand Designs on our fires (yet?). We’ve endeavoured to get the TV as low as possible above the fireplace so that whether it is Game of Thrones, Suits, or The Kardashians (we won’t judge!), you won’t strain your neck with a TV too far up the wall.

One question Escea gets asked a lot, is “what size fire would be best for my 65inch TV?” – And so we’ve created this design guide, to help you match your TV to the fire or your fire to your TV.

While the images below show the optimal size match, a few inches more never hurt anyone.

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There’s something very cool and urban about loft-style living, but it’s not a style of architecture we see a lot of in this part of the world. This converted Wellington meeting hall shows us that with a bit of creativity and smart design, loft living can be found in unexpected places.

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Best Design Awards

Escea’s latest release, the Truly Frameless DS1400 gas fire is a finalist in this year’s Best Awards . The Best Design Awards is an annual showcase of excellence in graphic, spatial, product, interactive, and motion design.

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Escea has been acknowledged as the fireplace market leaders when it comes to beauty, efficiency and technology, but it was always important that comfort and ease of use was part of that list. The in-house engineers developed the Smart Heat Technology which lives in the heart of most Escea fireplaces to make your life that bit easier.

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We get asked this a lot – will my gas fire cost me a lot of money to run? It’s a valid question. No matter how convenient and good looking your gas fire is, if it’s going to chew through gas at an exuberant rate then you’re not likely to turn it on very much.

Here’s the thing – not all gas fires are the same.

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Recently we welcomed Alex Cleveland to the Escea team.  Alex returned home to New Zealand after living in Australia for the past nine years, Escea managed to snap him up in the role of National Sales Advisor.   We caught up with Alex to find out a bit more about him and his background.

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Our Smart Series investigates the homes and people that are utilising technology and innovation for an easier and better life.

Here, we round-up a few of the most innovative new products you should know about now.

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Whether you like the look or are simply trying to maximise space when taking into account the design of your fireplace, having a television above has always been a popular choice.

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We’ve just upgraded our Design Your Fire tool and thought it was the perfect time to throw a Facebook competition to promote it…

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Escea has just revamped its Design Your Fire tool, allowing you to customise the look of your dream fireplace even more than before.

With this interactive design tool, you can create and compare a wide range of Escea fireplace ideas, mixing and matching the design features. This allows you to visualise each fire, so you can pick the perfect one to suit your home.

Design Your Fire is super easy to use.  Basically you just want to let the orange circles guide you. Start by choosing your fireplace model, then fascia (frame) and finally the fuelbed of your choice.

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