No One Builds a Better Fire

Heat & Glo® prides itself on leadership in design and innovative technology that give you the ultimate fireside experience.

A History of Innovation

The Shimek family always had a passion for fire. Ron and Dan Shimek set out to contstruct that experience in creative new ways. And in Ron’s garage in 1975 they did. In 1987, Heat & Glo patented a technology that would revolutionize the industry—Direct Vent Gas Technology, regarded as one of the top 25 breakthroughs in residential contruction.

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Leading With Innovation

Creating excellence today. Redefining greatness tomorrow. Much has changed since its beginning. Yet much remains the same. More patents, awards and honors than any other manufacturer add proof to the brand’s promise: “No One Builds A Better Fire.” Click through the images below to see why.

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Patents

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Industry Firsts

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Industry Awards

Innovative Technology

Heat & Glo holds the most patents, honors and awards in the industry. The brand created fire from water, and also developed exclusive technologies like FireBrick® and IntelliFire™ Plus. Heat & Glo is always pushing the envelope with technology for today, and innovation for tomorrow.

Bringing People Together

An entertaining space. A relaxing space. A space to fire up the romance. Heat & Glo fires are the focal point of any room. Like a moth to a flame, fire is active and engaging and is sure to draw you in.

Bringing People Together

An entertaining space. A relaxing space. A space to fire up the romance. Heat & Glo fires are the focal point of any room. Like a moth to a flame, fire is active and engaging and is sure to draw you in.

Made Here, By Us

Heat & Glo fireplaces, stoves and inserts are designed and built by our members in Lake City, Minnesota. The 300,000 square foot facility is home to 575 hearth experts who continue to drive innovation and push the limits of design.