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Old 11-29-2018, 08:06 AM   #1
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Leaving Fireplace on all night

Its cool to cold and wondering if anyone leaves the electric fireplace heater on all night ?
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Old 11-29-2018, 08:12 AM   #2
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We have never left it on all night or when we are not in the RV.
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Old 11-29-2018, 08:23 AM   #3
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Shouldn’t be an issue with fireplace all nite.. it’s protected with an internal overtemp sensor and of course the AC circuit it’s plugged into is also protected..

It is gonna cost a bit to run it for an extended period of time. I’d ballpark about 9 cents an hour to run in high position mode...

And I wouldn’t leave the RV unattended with any electric heater..
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Old 11-29-2018, 08:26 AM   #4
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When the rear wall got knocked off ours we slept in the lounge. Fireplace kept us warm all night, even in sub freezing temps
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Old 11-29-2018, 08:27 AM   #5
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We do not leave ours on at night. Have an electric oil radiator type heater we use. As a matter of fact, it is on now, as it is cold here in Florida.
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Old 11-29-2018, 08:34 AM   #6
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We have left ours on at night all the time on the auto eco. temp setting, really makes a difference how much the heat pump or furnace runs.
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Old 11-29-2018, 09:05 AM   #7
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We leave ours running all night. I would not leave it on if we left the unit for any length of time.
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Old 11-29-2018, 12:19 PM   #8
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We have never felt comfortable leaving ours on at night or when we leave the camper.

We have an oil filled radiator type heater for those situations.
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Old 11-29-2018, 12:48 PM   #9
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We have left our fireplace on all night and it does a great job of keeping the chill away. However I wouldn't leave it running while we were away from the coach.
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Old 11-29-2018, 04:20 PM   #10
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We leave ours on, never had any problems doing so. Electric cost not seem high to me.
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Old 11-29-2018, 04:25 PM   #11
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We've left ours on all nite numerous times. Much quieter than either the furnace or heat pump.
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Old 11-29-2018, 05:45 PM   #12
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when on shore power we leave the fireplace on (when its cold) along with the heat pump and ceiling fan.
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Old 11-29-2018, 06:12 PM   #13
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Have always run ours all night when needed.
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Old 11-29-2018, 06:33 PM   #14
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Ours has not been turned off for 2 weeks......all night and all day.
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Old 11-29-2018, 06:37 PM   #15
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A few years ago there were some posts about burned wires/terminal blocks in their fireplaces. Haven’t seen that lately, so maybe that has been corrected.
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Old 11-29-2018, 07:41 PM   #16
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Don't forget that the fireplace won't keep your pipes from freezing so use the furnace for really cold weather.
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Old 11-29-2018, 07:42 PM   #17
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Just camped for 4 days over the holiday weekend (Cold and windy 20 at night). After getting everything all set up the first thing I did was turn om the fireplace. It ran 24/7 until we departed. No issues at all.
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Old 11-29-2018, 08:25 PM   #18
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Yes, it is fine
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Old 11-29-2018, 08:26 PM   #19
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I was parked at Elkhart 4h Fairgrounds and ran the Fireplace and propane when it got down to 23. At 4 am we were froze up. I shut off all electric heat and ran the propane for 15 hours to thaw things out. So now any time the outside temp drops below freezing I shut down electric heat and only run propane. Costly but not as bad as replacing busted water lines and equipment. 3721 2017 Montana.
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Old 11-30-2018, 07:10 AM   #20
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Let er rip. Its just a fancy version of a regular electric heater. You could run it without the flames on just to save wear and tear on whatever mechanism it is that runs the flames.
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