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Canned Heat

About us

Founded over 30 years ago, Canned Heat is a manufacturers’ representative of top quality electric and gas, indoor and outdoor fireplaces, as well as wood and electric stoves and hearth products.

our history

Canned Heat also has a wide assortment of infrared heaters, patio heaters, outdoor fire pits, and outdoor kitchen products. They represent Amantii electric and Sierra Flame gas fireplaces as well as Hearth Product Controls and Morso Wood Stoves.

Founder, Brian Richards has a passion for creating and finding the best gas, wood and electric fireplaces and stoves. He searches around the world for products that complement varied and vibrant living spaces, while allowing the end user to put their individual style into the room.

The people that form the team at Canned Heat align dealers and distributors with manufacturers. They also offer exceptional customer service and training for fireplace, hearth, barbecue, infrared and patio requirements.

Canned Heat Team

Brian is the COE of Canned Heat and he’s surrounded himself with exceptional sales representatives, marketing teams and support staff from across the globe. All this combines to make Canned Heat one of the strongest and most reliable manufacturer reps in the world.

Brian Richards

When Brian Richards isn’t sourcing new products and building lasting relationships with his dealers, he’s busy enjoying life. He loves to race his cars and is a Rose Cup winner. You may also spot him out white water rafting, snow skiing, snowmobiling, mountain biking, scuba diving and surfing.

At the end of the day, when it’s time to unwind, you’ll find him at home, comfy in front of one of the indoor and outdoor fireplaces in his home. You could say he’s a man who likes to take his work home with him.