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Calore

Welcome to the home of Calore Fireplaces

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Calore

Welcome to the home of Calore Fireplaces

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Calore offers over 100 fireplace variations to choose from bringing you the largest fireplace selection in South Africa. We source from only the best European suppliers to ensure quality. Our fireplace range consists of a large range of options. Choose from multiple colours and various surrounds and finishes.

Our company has retail showrooms which are conveniently located across South Africa, Namibia and Lesotho are designed to encompass the latest in heating technologies with experienced and technically trained staff on hand to assist in recommending the correct heating system for your home.

We are the exclusive distributor of various premium European brands which include Piazzetta of Italy , Bronpi and ADF of Spain , C&A of Portugal and Italkero of Italy. Our manufacturers use the highest quality materials and stringent quality tests. You can expect only the best innovation, expert knowledge and craftsmanship.

Our innovative product strategy extended further by the introduction of pellet fireplace technology to the South African market. Pellet fireplaces are a first for South Africa which are highly efficient automated heating systems currently used worldwide.

Pellet fireplaces are a friendly choice for the environment as they have a direct effect on reducing our carbon footprint and also assist in relieving the strain on our electrical power stations. It is for these obvious reasons that Calore has chosen to establish these cutting-edge eco-friendly heating systems in the South African market.

Calore’s Mission Statement

Calore is committed to reducing South Africa’s carbon emissions by providing the consumer with technologically advanced biomass heating systems that are energy efficient, use renewable fuel, reduce strain on the electrical grid, reduce running costs and are affordable.

Calore will endeavour to educate the public to use green alternative energy to reduce carbon emissions, save water and thus create a cleaner, healthier environment in Southern Africa.

Calore is also committed to skill development and training in the biomass industry, thus creating many job opportunities.

Calore’s Vision

Leader in providing sustainable energy solutions for Southern Africa

  • Social responsibility to create a greener SA
  • Improving the comfort and lifestyle of our clients
  • Unequivocal excellence in all aspects of the company
  • Science-based innovation
  • Service excellence
  • Honesty & integrity
  • Profit, but profit from works that benefits humanity and our environment
  • Social responsibility in line with the ethics of the Constitution of South Africa

All new Calore Smart pellet fireplaces can also be fitted with an optional Wi-Fi kit and connected to the internet for convenient remote control on your cell phone or tablet via a Mobile App, which can also be integrated into home automation systems.

What is a pellet fireplace?

Pellet fireplaces are highly efficient, fully automated and programmable heating systems. They utilize wood pellets as fuel which is very economical, easy to handle and store and produce high heat outputs without harming the environment. Piazzetta pellet fireplaces guarantee a long burn time with a thermostatically controlled self-regulating capacity as well as practical programming management. The user can set the desired room temperature and the fireplace will then automatically adjust its output in order to maintain the temperature selected. Pellet fireplaces can also be programmed to turn on and off at set times. They are very easy to use and require very little maintenance.

Calore is the largest importer and distributor of fireplaces in South Africa. Our range of approximately 100 fireplace variations are sourced from only the best European suppliers to ensure top quality. With retail stores conveniently located across South Africa, Namibia and Lesotho, you are sure to find the latest heating technologies with experienced and technically trained staff on hand to assist you with the perfect heating system for your home.

Our Products

Our product range features the very best in premium European brands such as Piazzetta of Italy , Bronpi of Spain, C&A Chama of Portugal, AMG Artel of Italy and Italkero of Italy. Our manufacturers use the highest quality materials and stringent quality tests. You can expect only the best innovation, expert knowledge and craftsmanship.

In addition to our fireplace range, we also offer numerous outdoor cooking options like Piazzetta pizza ovens, Kamado Jan ceramic grills and built-in braais (Only available at selected stores).

Calore was also the first to introduce pellet technology to the South African market. These systems are highly efficient, fully automated and programmable heating systems. They utilize wood pellets as fuel which is very easy to handle and store. Pellets also produce high heat outputs without harming the environment.

Pellet fireplaces offer the user thermostatically controlled self-regulating heating and can also be set to automatically switch on and off at set times for the ultimate in practical programming management. The user can set the desired room temperature and the fireplace will then automatically adjust its output in order to maintain the temperature selected.

All new Calore Smart pellet fireplaces can also be fitted with an optional Wi-Fi kit and c onnected to the internet for convenient remote control on your cell phone or tablet via a Mobile App, which can also be integrated into home automation systems.

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Calore is also the first to guarantee pellet availability with our own production plant capable of producing up to 10 tons of pellets per day. The average pellet fireplace will use around 500kg of pellets during a normal winter season in a residential application. Pellets are produced from waste sawdust generated by sawmills rather than trees cut down specifically to produce pellets.

PETITE | Freestanding, Kw Output: 2.7-6.15

MONIA | Freestanding, Kw Output: 2.6-8.2

P158M | Freestanding, Kw Output: 3.9-8

P943M | Freestanding, Kw Output: 4-12

ATALAYAS | Freestanding, Kw Output: 3-8

CAYENNE 12 | Freestanding, Kw Output: 5.2-12.3

P163T | Freestanding, Kw Output: 3.5-11.3

IP 11 | Built-In Insert, Kw Output: 4.6- 11

CLEO | Freestanding, Kw Output: 2.4-6

P158T | Freestanding, Kw Output: 3.9-8

P163M | Freestanding, Kw Output: 3.5-11.3

MP938 | Built-In, Kw Output: 3.5-11.3

CAYENNE 10 | Freestanding, Kw Output: 2.8-10

CLASS 16 | Freestanding, Kw Output: 3.8-16.3

P937 | Freestanding, Kw Output: 3.5-11.3

MP973 | Built-In, Kw Output: 3.3- 15

FAQ

Does my pellet fireplace require maintenance?

Yes it does on a yearly basis. During summer months, when your fireplace is not in use , is a perfect time to get it serviced by our trained service teams.

Proper maintenance ensures that you never get a build-up of ash and soot in the flue or dust on the motor.

This maintenance job takes about an hour and a half and entails stripping the fireplace , cleaning out any ash build up, re-spraying and reassembling it.

Do I choose a wood-log or a wood pellet heating system?

Do you enjoy lighting a fire, stoking the coals and experiencing the romantic ambiance of a natural wood burning flame?

If so, a wood log system is the way to go.

Or

Do you prefer an automated system that can be pre-set to switch on before you arrive home and/or before you wake up in the morning, can automatically maintain the temperature you have selected and requires very little maintenance?

If so, a wood pellet system is the way to go.

Can you guarantee that the pellets will always be available?

Calore wood pellets are locally manufactured are readily available through all of our nationwide stores. Visit our Store Directory.

They are produced from off-cuts and waste material from the local timber industry sourced from sustainable commercial plantations and sawmills.

Pellet fireplaces have been selling successfully in S.A for over 7 years now and subsequent to Calore introducing these systems to the South African market, other suppliers are now making their pellets also available.

How is biomass fuel a green source of energy?

Calore Sustainable Energy takes the utmost care to source their feedstock from waste wood of the sustainable pine plantation industry of South Africa.

Not a single tree is cut down to produce our wood pellets (and the trees cut down to supply the timber industry are replanted).

When a tree or plant grows it absorbs a certain amount of carbon dioxide during the process of photosynthesis. When you burn wood (or when a tree dies and decomposes), only that same amount of carbon dioxide it absorbed in its life cycle is released into the atmosphere. That carbon dioxide is then re-absorbed/sequestered by the replanted tree, thus completing the natural carbon cycle.

This is a closed cycle and in this process no additional carbon is emitted into the atmosphere that wasn’t already there, so we can thus say that our products are carbon neutral.

How long do the pellets last (how much is consumed)?

Various factors will influence the amount of pellets consumed. This will vary between homes and the pellet fireplace in question.

How much fuel you burn is relative to how warm you want it to be in your home, how big the space is you are trying to heat, how well your house are insulated, and how much it would take to heat the required space in relation to the outside temperature at any given moment.

The amount of pellets which are consumed will vary from each pellet fireplace and will depend on the kilowatt output range of the fireplace and at which power setting the fireplace has been set to (Just like a motor vehicle with a larger engine will consume more petrol than one with a smaller engine – a pellet fireplace with a larger output will in the same way consume more pellets than one with a smaller output).

What is the cost of Pellets?

Calore will always try to ensure the price of pellets stay at half or less than half the cost of electricity and gas. Our production facility is built around efficiently producing pellets as economically as possible.

Do the pellet units need electricity to run?

Semi-automated/Gravity feed: Requires no electricity

Fully automated: Yes. Pellets fireplaces consume on average between 100 to 200 watts per hour – the same amount of electricity a light bulb would consume. A pellet fireplace can be run from an inverter/battery setup or would work perfectly with an existing solar setup.

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