Planika is the only company in the world using such advanced, patented technology. With 10 years’ experience in the market, Planika has become the world leader in the production of bio-fireplaces which are suitable for both commercial and private areas. In order to to provide the highest quality products, our specialists constantly modernize the implemented technologies. The uniqueness of our products has been highly regarded and now Planika’s bio-fireplaces are present in over 60 countries worldwide.
How it started?
It started with a simple bonfire in the heart of the Australian continent, under the red Ayers Rock. Two tourists, Alfred Weilandt and Jerry Dabrowski were sitting by the fire, long into the night, listening to Aboriginal tales about a mythical Epoch of Dreams. The atmosphere created by the flames inspired the two to find an easy way to have the same fire in contemporary interiors.
Their intention was to overcome the existing difficulties in the form of soot, ash and the need for a chimney, all which are associated with fire in an interior space. Contemporary lifestyle demands products that through design have a character of their own but are safe and easy to use. This sparked the beginning of Planika by the two founders Alfred Weilandt and Jerry Dabrowski. After months spent on designing and testing, they came up with a modern fireplace combining the beauty of form and the comfort of use thanks to bio ethanol fuel. But most of all a product that satisfies the atavistic need to commune with fire. This is how the idea of Planika Fires was born.
BEV - Burning Ethanol Vapours Technology
The unique and patented Burning Ethanol Vapour technology was developed by Planika’s specialists. The result was a complete combustion process. Only fuel vapour is burned, as there is no direct contact between the fuel and the flame. Therefore, no smell of ethanol is perceptible. The temperature of combustion is fully controlled ..