Hello all, I am considering what to do with my fireplace. It is on an exterior, is 28" high, 36" wide and 24" deep. I want something that will work in an outage. We recently has one for about a week! My Mendota gas insert at my beach place does a good job with the blower going, but in an outage that won't work. I am wondering about a free standing stove in front of or partly inside the fireplace. Would this heat better than an insert if the blower isn't working? Thanks!