Wood Gasification Boilers

Made in Canada

by


EMPYRE


CSA - UL APPROVED INDOOR BOILERS

CSA - UL APPROVED OUTDOOR BOILERS




Empyre Gasification Wood Boiler Vesta Award 2011:

Central Heating Systems Category

Awarded by Hearth & Home Magazine for innovation in design and technology



EPA Phase II Qualified:

1st EPA White Tag Qualified

Indoor Gasification Boiler


Wood-Electric HYBRID:

Electric Element Option Available

Empyre Elite Indoor Wood Boiler


Product Brochure




Empyre Elite indoor wood boilers deliver all the comfort and convenience of conventional furnaces while protecting the environment for the next generation to enjoy. Empyre Elite furnaces combine high efficiency heating technology and low emission smoke-free combustion with a readily accessible and renewable fuel to make wood the heating choice of the future


       




How it Works


The Empyre Elite uses a process called wood gasification to produce highly efficient combustion in the furnace’s dual burn chambers. Wood in the firebox burns from the bottom up, drying the top layer of wood in the firebox and pushing gases and exhaust into the lower burn chamber. In the lower chamber, temperatures as high as 2000 degrees Fahrenheit burn all the gases produced in the first stage of combustion. The fire brick lining in both burn chambers absorbs the heat and maintains burn chamber temperatures for consistent combustion. This high temperature gasification significantly lowers emissions, prevents creosote buildup, and minimizes ash buildup in the furnace. After passing through the burn chamber, exhaust air is forced through multiple flues running through the water jacket, heating the water quickly and efficiently.  Indoor wood boilers deliver extremely comforting heat!

Simple Operation & Maintenance


Empyre Elite is a revolution in indoor wood furnace systems.  It operates best with large diameter logs a few inches shorter than the length of the firebox, so there is no need to split wood or cut it into short lengths. The wide loading door makes loading quick and simple. With new clean-burning technology, the Empyre Elite does most of the work - combustion and cleaning. When necessary, ash is easily swept from the lower burn chamber into the furnace width ash pan. The Elite’s Easy Flue design and the flue cleaning rod (included) makes sweeping out the flues a quick and simple process. The Empyre Elite is easy to integrate into practically any home’s existing heating system. It can be installed into a 6” chimney liner and connects to floor heat or existing duct work with a water to air heat exchanger.

WOOD-ELECTRIC HYBRID Electric Element Option


One feature that truly makes the Empyre Elite “elite” is the Electric Element Option.These easy to install electric elements make the Empyre Elite a versatile, convenient and cost effective alternative to fossil fuels. Instead of forcing homeowners to plan their lifestyles around their indoor or outside wood boiler, the Empyre Elite Electric Element Unit makes wood heating a practical option.


Simple Operation: The Electric Element Option has its own programmable temperature controller. Separate toggle switches for the furnace and the electric element allow you to heat exclusively with wood or with electricity, or to set the electric elements to start automatically when the furnace runs out of wood.


Simple Installation: Standard Empyre Elite models are equipped with electric element ports, making installation a simple process. Empyre Elite units can be ordered with the Electric Element Option factory installed or order it as an add-on to an existing Empyre Elite boiler.


Safety: The Empyre Elite Electric Element Unit has been tested and approved to UL 834 Standard and CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 165-92 safety standards for installation exclusively on the Empyre Elite 100.


Flexibility: The Electric Element Option offers complete control over the heat source by allowing the operator to choose a single heat source - either electric or wood - or set one to serve as backup to the other. With separate control panels, keep your home at a cooler temperature when you are away, but at higher temperatures when you are at home. Or save the electric element for the summer months when you need minimal heat for domestic hot water.


Off the Grid:


Give yourself ultimate flexibility with the indoor wood boilers. Wood is a local, renewable, economical and easily accessible fuel in many regions, making it an ideal replacement for imported non-renewable fossil fuels. The Empyre Elite Electric Element Option allows you to easily transition from wood to electric heat based on cost and convenience. You can also set your furnace to switch automatically from wood to electric when you plan to be away for a few days.



Specifications 


Empyre Elite 100

Imperial

Metric

Empyre Elite 200

Imperial

Metric

Heat Output (Peak)*

125,000 BTU/hr

37.0 kWh

Heat Output (Peak)*

222,000 BTU/hr

64.4 kWh

Heat Output (8 Hour Burn)*

66,000 BTU/hr

19.3 kWh

Heat Output (8 Hour Burn)*

110,000 BTU/hr

32.2 kWh

Heat Output (12 Hour Burn)*

45,000 BTU/hr

13.2 kWh

Heat Output (12 Hour Burn)*

72,000 BTU/hr

21.1 kWh

Log Length

24"

61 cm

Log Length

25"

64 cm

Log Diameter

6"

15 cm

Log Diameter

6"

15 cm

Loading Door Opening

16" x 14"

41 x 36 cm

Loading Door Opening

18.5" x 16.5"

47 x 42 cm

Furnace Width

28"

71 cm

Furnace Width

31.5"

80 cm

Furnace Length

52"

132 cm

Furnace Length

61"

155 cm

Furnace Height

48"

122 cm

Furnace Height

57"

145 cm

Furnace Weight

945 lb

429 kg

Furnace Weight

1400 lb

635 kg

Flue Collar Diameter

6"

15 cm

Flue Collar Diameter

6"

15 cm

Firebox Volume

6.1 cu. ft

173 L

Firebox Volume

10 cu. ft

283 L

Firebox Dimensions

19w x 21h x 28d in

48w x 53h x 71d cm

Firebox Dimensions

22.5w x 26h x 31.5d in

57w x 66h x 80d cm

Water Capacity

60 US Gal.

227 L

Water Capacity

112 US Gal.

424 L

EPA White Tag Qualified

YES

YES

EPA White Tag Qualified

YES

YES




*Results may vary based on fuel type, moisture and quality.

Product specifications and appearance subject to change.


Note that the Empyre Elite is a non-pressurized open hydronic system.



Minimum Clearance to Combustibles

Flue Pipe

12"

31 cm

Side Wall

12"

31 cm

Back Wall

12"

31 cm

Front

48"

122 cm

Ceiling

24"

61 cm