This ethanol fireplace is a free standing fireplace, suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Outlet not required. Stainless steel insert burner and the tempered glass on both sides make it safer. There is no smoke or ash to worry about as you simply pour fuel into the burner and light it for a dramatic fire effect. A 1 insert firebox with 0.5 burner capacity burns 2-4 hours per refill for a long lasting sensation. The unit is crafted of elegant looking stainless steel and toughened glass sides. Imagine yourself lounging in front of your comforting, effortless fireplace after a long day at work and you’ll begin to get a feel for just how relaxing it can be.