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Empire 42" Tahoe Premium Direct Vent Gas Fireplace

Empire 42" Tahoe Premium Direct Vent Gas Fireplace

Regular price $2,309.00
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DV Vent Pipe Reducer

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Ember Kit

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Platinum Embers

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Standard & Corner Cabinet Mantel with Base

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Door Set (Req. Door Frame w/ Barrier)

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24-Inch Flexible Stainless Steel Gas Line

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Remote Control (IP Only)

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Decorative Louvers

Outer Frame

Control Options (Millivolt Only)

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A Direct-Vent system uses two vent pipes. One draws air in from outdoors to support combustion. The other exhausts the by-products of combustion to the outside. The two vent pipes may be concentric (exhaust pipe within a larger diameter intake pipe) or co-linear (separate pipes of about the same size).

Combustion takes place inside a sealed chamber – with a glass front in the 
case of a fireplace. Room air circulates around the combustion chamber, often assisted by a blower, to heat the room.

A DV system is often installed along an outside wall to simplify the vent run, 
but can also be installed elsewhere in the home and vented through the roof.


  • Good efficiency – 60 to 80%
  • Good heat output with thermal transfer through the glass and air circulation
  • Separates room air from combustion air
  • May be used as primary heat source
  • Can operate with a remote or thermostat
  • Most systems can provide live-saving heat during a winter power outage

Tahoe Premium (DVP)

Tahoe Premium Fireplaces include a tempered glass view window and a four-piece log set, mounted atop our legendary Slope Glaze Burner for a rich flame pattern within a taller, deeper log stack that complements the deeper fireplace (20 inches).

Liner options for Premium Models include: Aged Brick, Herringbone, Stacked Limestone, and Black Reflective.

Tahoe Premium Fireplaces are available in Millivolt, and Intermittent Pilot and Multi-Function Remote Control models.


  • Available in 36", 42" and 48" sizes
  • Up to 28,000 BTUs
  • Tempered Glass: 22 x 36 1/2
  • Available in Millivolt, Intermittent Pilot and Multi-Function Control
  • Liner options to choose from: Aged Brick, Herringbone, Stacked Limestone and Black Reflective
Includes: Log Set

Requires: Fireplace Barrier or Door Set and Frame with Barrier


Model DVP42
Actual Dimensions 37 5/8 H x 43 W x 19 7/8 D
Framing Dimensions 37 3/4 H x 43 3/8 W x 19 7/8 D
Fuel Type Natural Gas / Propane
Vent Type Direct Vent
Vent Size 5/8
Ignition Type Millivolt / Intermittent Pilot / Multi Function
Installation Type Zero Clearance
Style Traditional
Vent Inner Diameter 5 Inches
Vent Outer Diameter 8 Inches
Input BTU/HR (KW/H) Max/Min (Propane) 28,000/22,000
Input BTU/HR (KW/H) Max/Min (Natural Gas) 28,000/19,000

CA Residents: 
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Rectangle Door Set
  • Type: Door set
  • Finish: Black
  • Shape: Rectangle
  • Include handles
  • Note: Door Set Required Door Frame with Barrier


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Herringbone Brick Liner

  • Ceramic fiber liner
  • Finish: Herringbone Brick
  • Gives your firebox the look of a real masonry fireplace.

Aged Brick Liner

  • Ceramic fiber liner
  • Realistic brown bricks with charcoal mortar
  • Finish: Aged Brick
  • Gives your firebox the look of a real masonry fireplace.

    Stacked Limestone Liner

    • Ceramic fiber liner
    • Finish: Stacked Limestone
    • Gives your firebox the look of a real masonry fireplace.

    Black Porcelain Liner 

    • Finish: Black Porcelain
    • Gives your firebox a contemporary modern look
    • Reflective black metal design enhances and amplifies the appearance of flames

    Click to see Louvers


    Decorative Mission Louvers

    • Decorative mission louvers
    • Available with matte black and hammered pewter finish


    Decorative Arch Louvers

    • Decorative arch louvers
    • Available with matte black and hammered pewter finis

    Click to see Barrier and Door Frame

    Black Barrier Only

    • Finish: Matte Black

      Door Frame with Black Barrier

      • Finish: Matte Black
      • Door frame with Barrier required for door set

      Click to see Cabinet Mantel  with Base

      Standard Cabinet Mantel

      • Built-in base
      • Compact design
      • Traditional styling
      • Five finishes available (Cherry, Dark Oak, Oak, Unfinished Hardwood and white
      • Note: Cabinet Mantels require 3-piece frame

        Corner Cabinet Mantel

        • Built-in base
        • Compact design
        • Traditional styling
        • Five finishes available (Cherry, Dark Oak, Oak, Unfinished Hardwood and white
        • Note: Cabinet Mantels require 3-piece frame

        Click to see Frame and Trim

        Steel Frame, Black

        • Finish: Matte Black
        • 3-piece outer frame
        • Transitions appliance to adjoining surface
        • Easy Install Design

        Steel Frame, Hammered Pewter

        • Finish: Hammered Pewter
        • 3-piece outer frame
        • Transitions appliance to adjoining surface
        • Easy Install Design

        Trim Kit, Bottom 

        • Available in hammered pewter
        • Bottom trim completes the fourth side of the color frame.

        Click to see Control Options

        FRBC Battery Operated On or Off Remote Control

        • Turn burner OFF and ON using two-button handheld remote (Adjust flame from low to high using knob on the valve)
        • Does not require running wire to the fireplace
        • Requires batteries for the receiver and for the handheld remote
        • Operates during power outages

        FRBTC2 Battery Operated Thermostat Remote Control

        • Type: Remote Control
        • Millivolt Control Options Only
        • Turns heater adjusts Thermostat
        • Battery-operated remote control

        FREC Electric On-Off Remote Control with Battery Transmitter

        • Millivolt Control Options Only
        • Remote control with Battery transmitter for Empire remote-ready appliances
        • Easy and convenient to use
        • The receiver must be plugged in.

        FRBTPS Battery Operated Programmable Touch Screen Remote Control

        • Type: Remote Control
        • Millivolt Control Options Only
        • Programmable and easy to use
        • Battery-operated remote control

        FWS1 Wall Switch On/Off 

        • On-Off wall switch for Empire remote-ready appliances

        • Mounts conveniently on wall

        TMV Wall Thermostat Reed Switch

        • Wall thermostat with reed switch for Empire remote-ready appliances
        • Mounts conveniently on wall

        TRW Wall Thermostat Wireless Remote

        • Wall thermostat with wireless remote for Empire remote-ready appliances
        • Thermostat mounts conveniently on wall

        Variable Remote for Intermittent Pilot (Natural Gas / Propane)

        • Model: RVKN - Natural Gas
        • Model: RVKP - Propane 
        • Type: Remote Kit
        • Variable Flame Height Kit
        • (Incl stepper motor, Thermostat Remote, and Wiring)

        Auto Blower

        • Variable-speed blower
        • Includes temperature switch
        • Increases overall working efficiency of the fireplace

        Flexible 24" Stainless Steel Gas Line

        • Flexible Fas Line
        • Finish: Stainless Steel
        • Ideal for the connection of a variety of gas appliances

        Platinum Embers

        • Platinum glowing fireplace embers
        • Can be placed directly on the burner
        • Includes approximately 1 gram of ember material


        Ember Kit

        • Comes with Traditional Log
        • Burnt Log Pieces, White Ash and Lava Rock Included

        Pipe Reducer

        • DV Vent Pipe Reducer
        • For use with direct vent only
        • Attach to top of fireplace

        Conversion Kits

        • Natural Gas to Propane 
        • Propane to Natural Gas
        • For use with Millivolt / Intermittent Pilot & Multi-Function Control
        • For Tahoe Direct Vent Premium Fireplaces


          • 10-year limited warranty on combustion chamber; limited lifetime on glass
          • All other parts carry a 3-year limited warranty
          • All Remote Controls carry a 1-year limited warranty
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          • Researched and ordered my fireplace from US FIreplace Store. Pricing was a fair value however, the customer service was EXCELLENT! I had an issue with the direct vent venting. I called US Fireplace and the correct items were sent out the next day AND Janessa stayed on top of my return authorization and sent me the permissions and documents I needed to return the incorrect item and no cost to me, including return shipping. Overall, I am a very satisfied customer and my fireplace looks and operates flawlessly. I am glad that I selected US FIreplace to source my direct vent fireplace. Thank you for the great service.


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          • I had placed an order, through Lowe's Home Improvement, for an Electric Firebox: Revillusion RBF42. Ordered 1st part of January. Was told I would have it in 3 weeks. When checking to see is it came in, was told it was delayed to 3/15. Was then told is was delayed until 4/25. Waited until 4/27 to check on it. Was then told it was now delayed until August. This firebox was going in a new Sun Room addition. I could not get my final inspection until the Firebox was installed. I went on line and googled for this same product. US Fireplace Store web site was given to me. This was on a Saturday. I call and reached a very nice man. Explain what I was look for. He checked and told me they had 30 of them in stock. I almost fell out of my chair. I clarified with him the product I was wanting. I ask how soon could I get it. He told me it would ship today. Again, was amazed. It arrived on the following Monday. What a pleasure and a relief working with US Fireplace Store and their employees. Exceed my expectations.

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            Fort Mill, SC

          • Great prices, quick delivery and fast hassle free services on the issue I encountered. I had purchased an electric fireplace unit that would not fit into the existing fireplace space. With one email I was able to get the wrong fireplace refunded and picked up at my home at no extra cost and the new one I purchased and delivered free of charge. Great company.

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            Denvers, MA

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