Sunday 21 April 2013
fashionable Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex. Built by local company, Elmore Contractors, the
apartments offer a comfortable lifestyle with luxurious kitchens, bathrooms and the very latest
It was not possible to construct chimneys in the property due to sound restrictions, but the
solution came in the form of balanced flue gas fires from Drugasar fires. The DRU Scenic Slimline fire has
been chosen in order to create the illusion of a real fire, complete with replica chimney and
realistic log fire.
Like all Drugasar fires, Scenic Slimline is glass-fronted and operated by remote control. It has a
heat output of 5 kW, enough to heat a larger than average living room. The 3 sided log fire
display fills the room with a warm and comfortable glow. And because the fire is room sealed,
drawing air from outside the building for combustion, it is both healthy and efficient.
DRU Fires produces a range of over 30 different fires. As well as balanced flue models, there are
conventional flue gas fires that can be fitted to a standard chimney, electric fires, fireplace suites
and traditional wood and coal burning stoves. They are available from a national network of
exclusive fireplace retailers.
Commenting on the choice of Drugasar Fires, Elmore’s technical director, Nick Elmore said:
All of the appliances fitted in these apartments are of a luxury standard and the DRU Scenic fires
are no exception. We chose them because they perfectly complimented the design of the
accommodation and, because of the balanced flue system, made the installation technically