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November 26, 2014
Design Freedom Series: What does flexible flue technology mean?

Our Powered Direct Vent Technology gives you the flexibility to place your fire almost anywhere you wish. A fireplace in the middle of the room – why not? Run a flue under the floor. Horizontal or vertical installation – No worries!

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October 17, 2014
Our Escea EF5000 fireplaces are having a small makeover.

Just before you worry, these changes are only minor – the EF5000 fireplace will still be the same outdoor fire you know and love. In fact, these modifications are just going to make it better.

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October 13, 2014
Being Cool Just Got Hot.

Escea fireplaces integrate with Control4 home automation system via Chowmain software.

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October 7, 2014
Escea Deloitte Fast 50 Regional Winners

In Dunedin, on Wednesday the 1st of October, many of the movers and shakers gathered together for the Deloitte Fast 50 Otago and Lower South Island Regional Awards. We were fortunate enough to be nominated for the list of contenders for the Fastest Growing Manufacturer and even more fortunate to be announced the winner.

As a regional winner, we now qualify for the national competition to be held at Auckland’s Villa Maria on Thursday 6th November.

The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards, created in 1995, is a subset of the Fast 500. As a global competition, the Fast 50 is competed in at a country level in a number of places around the world. The NZ Deloitte Fast 50 is now in its 14th year recognising and celebrating the fastest growing businesses around New Zealand.

The Otago Daily Times featured us in their article alongside the other very deserving Otago winners. See the article here: http://www.odt.co.nz/news/business/317844/finding-business-success-stories

Thanks everyone for your support and let the story continue.

September 25, 2014
Escea at Waikato Home Show 2014

Home show season is still in full swing. Next week it is the Waikato Home Show, open from the 2nd-5th of October at the Claudelands Events Centre.

We’ll be there with our outdoor gas fireplace – the EF5000. The display will be built into a show home setup to bring the real feel of the fireplace to life.  The EF5000 outdoor fireplace would make an awesome purchase this summer, so you can enjoy the outdoors all day and then late into the night. Just imagine: back yard cricket all day, BBQ for dinner, and a night cap around the fire.

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June 12, 2014
Choosing a double sided, see-through fireplace.

DX1500: Escea’s Enchantress

ACCENTUATE THE ALLURE

Boasting an impressively wide flame display, clean framing lines, reflective side panels and an artistic stature; the DX Series is the Majesty of Flame.

So why wouldn’t you want to double the drama?

The reflective side panels paired with the see-through feature elongates the flame and extends it into two areas. In addition, the infinite flame effect offers a stronger, more powerful spectacle in your home, which you can simply frame with an Escea Velo Lite fascia or leave to its natural beauty.

The double sided, see-through option also adds to the charm of the DX Series fireplaces as it emphasises the striking focus it can bring to your living space.

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June 5, 2014
Contemporary upgrade with an Escea ST900.

Renovating an entire house isn’t an easy feat – even more so than building from scratch. Trying to create the vision you imagine while adhering to the limitations of the current structure can be a nightmare – “can” being the key word. Bob and Sandra had their perfect design in mind and nothing was going to stop them. From the beginning, the only item they were absolutely sure of was the Escea ST900 fireplace. When they first approached the Architect, Bob remarked “we want this fireplace, so you need to build around it”. And the rest is history.

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May 7, 2014
Apartment-inspired three level home.

Located in the heart of Dunedin, this apartment-inspired, three level home had rocky beginnings but worked out for the better in the end. With sweeping views of the city which incorporates the beautifully crafted, neo-Gothic castle at Otago Boys’ High, Roger Fewtrell and wife Derryn couldn’t be happier with the final result. In fact, they’re now building two more houses next door.

Roger and Derryn wanted something convenient to town, easy maintenance and simple styling. However, the longer they searched the harder it was to find something that suited their criteria. As a man who used to design commercial kitchens for his company, putting pencil to paper to plan out their dream home was like getting back on a bike. Roger and Derryn meticulously prepared the detailed floor plans to which they would pass on to Architect, Hamish Wixon (McCoy & Wixon Architects), to finish “all of the tricky bits”.

View out onto Dunedin

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April 3, 2014
Cool Canadian countryside coupled with warm Escea flames.

In a poetic contradiction, the spectacular view visible from the floor-to-ceiling windows is powerful to the soul yet delicate to the eye; a picture perfect surround which is complemented by the subtle, earthy components scattered throughout the home. To capture the countryside, Herman De Oliveira chose design features which would echo our ecosphere, from a marble slab bench top and polished wooden floors to an Escea NZ River Rock fuel bed.

ST900 Case Study Exterior View

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October 26, 2013
A chic urban interplay of light and dark

This apartment in the heart of Sydney pairs cool neutrals with clean lines for the last word in understated urban cool. The combined kitchen/living area features a beautiful, dramatic dark polished wood floor. A bookshelf in the same solid, dark wood stretches across an entire wall, effortlessly imparting that sense of solidity, history and permanence that can be so elusive in smaller apartments.

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