The Ambiance Elegance® Wood Fireplaces are the best there is. The Elegance® 40 offers a firebox where the back wall is narrower than the front. It allows for a better transfer of radiant heat into the room compared the ‘square shaped’ fireboxes. Still featuring Soapstone for the optimal heat management as it absorbs 15% more heat than firebrick and radiates heat 5 times more than firebrick. Enjoy the patented air control for the most advanced combustion technoly there is on the Market!