Quadra-Fire Explorer I Wood Stove

Starting at $2,259

Performance never looked so good. The Explorer I delivers a powerful heating experience you can see and feel. At its core the Explorer I is performance, easy operation and durability providing intense rolling flames season after season, year after year. Exclusive technology makes these easy to clean wood stoves virtually effortless to enjoy. The Explorer I with its cast iron construction and solid steel welded firebox is built to last.


  • Get maximum heat and a clean burn with the Quadra-Fire Four-Point Burn System, delivering performance that you can see


  • Eliminate the hassle and save time with Automatic Combustion Control (ACC): simply load the wood, light the fire and walk away
  • Quick and easy cleaning with the Quadra-Fire Ash Removal System (ARS)

Key Features and Technologies

Automatic Combustion Control (ACC)

Automatic Combustion Control (ACC)

Automatic Combustion Control (ACC) is an advanced heat-management system from Quadra-Fire that maintains precision airflow for longer, cleaner and more efficient burns.

Quadra-Fire® Four-Point Burn System

Quadra-Fire® Four-Point Burn System

The “four-point” Quad Burn combustion system has four cycles that extend the heat, enhance the fire and increase efficiency for durable, long-lasting performance.

Limited Lifetime Warranty

Limited Lifetime Warranty

Our Limited Lifetime Warranty is the strongest and most comprehensive in the industry.

Environmental Protection Agency Approval

Environmental Protection Agency Approval

This appliance meets the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's crib wood emission limits for wood heaters sold after May 15, 2015.

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Stove Finish

The Explorer I is available in a number of color finishes.

Classic Black Classic Black
Porcelain Mahogany Porcelain Mahogany
Porcelain Black Porcelain Black
Porcelain Dark Blue Porcelain Dark Blue
Porcelain Frost Porcelain Frost


Hear the crackle and enjoy an open fire with an optional firescreen.

Firescreen Firescreen

Fan Kit

Stay comfortable with an optional fan kit using automatic or manual controls.

Fan Kit Fan Kit

Dimensions in inches. Refer to installation/owner's manual for detailed specifications on installing this product. Hearth & Home Technologies reserves the right to update units periodically. Product installation must adhere strictly to instructions shipped with product.

Model Specifications

Explorer I

Width: 26-7/8"
Height: 27-3/4"
Depth: 24-7/8"
Peak BTU/hr Output1: 52,400
Heating Capacity2: 1,100-2,900 sq ft
Maximum Burn Time3: 8 hrs
Firebox Capacity: 1.7 cu ft
Recommended Log Length:  16"
Viewing Area:  191 sq in
Emissions: 2.2 g/hr

1 BTU: 1st hour output uses high burn efficiency number. BTU will vary depending on the type of fuel used and moisture content of the fuel.
2 This is a general guide, see your local Quadra-Fire dealer for help in determining the product that best suits your heating needs based on climate, home efficiency, location of the heater, and air movement in the room.
3 Actual burn times will vary based on how the appliance is operated, load size, moisture content and type of wood used.
4 Weighted Average LHV (Low Heating Value) efficiency.

Heat output will vary depending on the type of fuel used. The flame and ember appearance may vary based on the type of fuel burned and the venting configuration used. Actual product appearance, including flame may differ from image shown. Refer to the owner's manual for complete clearance requirements and specifications. Product specifications and pricing subject to change without notice. For testing and listing information please refer to the owner's/installation manual.

*For select products: Heating capacity to be used as a guide only. See your local dealer for help in determining the product that best suits your heating needs based on climate and home efficiency.

†For wood-burning appliances: Actual burn times will vary based on how the appliance is operated, load size, moisture content and type of wood used, and installation.

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