Tuesday, September 29, 2020

MPD Astria Gas Fireplace - Discontinued*

MPD 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.

With The Merit Plus Series, Astria is bring the gas fireplace to a new level of clean energy and stylish innovation. Available in four sizes, this fireplace would make a lovely addition to any home.

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With a newly styled clean-face appearance, the focus is on the fire. With the best in class flame and a new premium charred split oak log set, the Merit Plus™ direct-vent gas fireplace (MPD) makes a beautiful statement. To fit the mood of the occasion, you have complete comfort and flame control with high and low settings. New controls offer energy saving pilotless ignition with standard battery backup so you can count on your fireplace to provide heat even during a power outage. Merit Plus is also a leader in heating efficiency. With optional accessories like remote controls, Style View™ doors, and a brick liner kit you can customize the MPD to meet your needs.

Beautiful flame, outstanding styling, leading performance all combine to make the Merit Plus Series a value leader.


  • Select from 4 sizes - 33", 35", 40" and 45" - to accommodate the size of your room and heating needs
  • Charred Split Oak logs and glowing embers deliver an elegant fire presentation
  • A newly designed pan burner produces brilliant flames for a vibrant presentation and hours of enjoyment
  • High/Low flame operation allows you to adjust the flame intensity and heat
  • Clean, radiant panels blend with any style of mantel or trim
  • Heat-circulating design increases warm air distribution for exceptional supplemental heat
  • Optional fan kits help circulate warm air into a large room for maximum comfort
  • Efficient enough to qualify as a heater, use optional controls like a wall thermostat or thermostat remote control
  • Optional wireless remote controls deliver the ultimate convenience
  • Choose from Millivolt ignition system or energy saving intermittent pilot electronic ignition. Both systems provide reliable operation during a power outage
  • Standard high/low flame control allows you to control the ambiance in the room
  • Style View™ door designs offer superior choices to customize the fireplace to your discerning tastes and a variety of room décors
  • Add a ceramic brick liner for a more traditional look



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Specifications Astria MPD
Model MPD33 MPD35
Venting Type Direct Vent Direct Vent
Width 33-1/4" 35-1/4"
Height 33-1/4" 35-1/4"
Depth 13" 16"
BTU 17,500 20,000
Style Traditional Traditional
View Style Front View Front View
Controls Optional Remote Optional Remote
Warranty Limited Lifetime Warranty Limited Lifetime Warranty
Model MPD40 MPD45
Venting Type Direct Vent Direct Vent
Width 40-1/4" 45-1/4"
Height 40-1/4" 40-1/4"
Depth 16" 16"
BTU 27,000 29,000
Style Traditional Traditional
View Style Front View Front View
Controls Optional Remote Optional Remote
Warranty Limited Lifetime Warranty Limited Lifetime Warranty

MPD Astria Gas Fireplace

Please call or email for information regarding Astria products. Please specify the model you are interested in and your zip code.

Please call or email for a price quote and specify the model you are interested in and your zip code. 

All Retail Prices Include: Residential, curbside delivery via freight truck with a lift gate is included for shipping in the Continental U.S.A. (some exceptions may apply). Please inquire with our sales staff if you have specific shipping needs such as international, freight terminal and/or business deliveries or if you need a smaller truck size. Click here to see Obadiah's Shipping Terms.

Obadiah's offer's a discount and free shipping on most complete chimney systems. Email our chimney specialists for an exact quote.

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