Friday, January 15, 2021

Merit Astria Fireplace - Discontinued*

Merit Louverless Astria Gas Fireplace

This fireplace has been discontinued due to stricter 2015 EPA regulations, and all inventory has been sold. This product is an informational page for those who have already purchased the unit.

This louverless, gas fireplace from Astria is a direct-vent design that offers striking fire presentation and efficiency.

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The Merit® Series louverless direct-vent (MLDVT) gas fireplaces deliver the clean, elegant presentation of a true louverless design. Inside, the highly efficient fireplaces produce tall, dramatic flames and a warm ember glow at very low BTUs, reducing energy consumption and costs without sacrificing fire quality.


  • Expansive glass viewing area presents the fire in the most dramatic and impressive way
  • Louverless design delivers clean, traditional masonry looks that is quick and easy to install
  • Highly detailed logs replicate the natural appearance of delicately placed wood
  • Black powder-coat paint creates scratch-resistant surfaces for durability
  • Striking fire presentation at very low BTUs saves energy costs without sacrificing quality
  • Remote Control ready
  • Easy accessibility to all control areas
  • Choice of three (3) different ceramic fiber brick liners; Buff Rustic, Red Rustic, and Buff Rustic Herringbone
  • Two Blower options, including a variable speed version
  • Fixed-screen panels available
  • Available in four sizes (30", 35", 40" and 45")
  • Standing pilot millivolt or electronic battery backed-up intermittent gas valve system offer the greatest flexibility in installation

Specifications Lennox MLDVT
Model Merit Louverless 30 Merit Louverless 35
Venting Type Direct Vent Direct Vent
Width 30-1/4" 35-1/4"
Height 35-1/4" 35-1/4"
Depth 16" 16"
BTU 9,000 - 13,500 11,400 - 16,000
Style Traditional Traditional
View Style Front View Front View
Controls Optional Remote Optional Remote
Warranty 20 Year Limited Warranty 20 Year Limited Warranty
Model Merit Louverless 40 Merit Louverless 45
Venting Type Direct Vent Direct Vent
Width 40-1/4" 45-1/4"
Height 40-1/4" 40-1/4"
Depth 16" 16"
BTU 14,000 - 20,000 17,000 - 23,000
Style Traditional Traditional
View Style Front View Front View
Controls Optional Remote Optional Remote
Warranty 20 Year Limited Warranty 20 Year Limited Warranty

Merit Louverless Astria Gas Fireplace

Merit Louverless Astria Gas Fireplace


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