It does not utilize wood so they are against the environment. Use of an electric fireplace doesn't produce any pollutant or harmful chemicals. There is no release of smoke from this kind of fireplace so there is no need for a chimney or venting system.
Electric modern fireplace generates more heat compared to others. It can be used to places where there are no ventilations or where there is no space for chimneys. No installation is needed so you can save money. Moreover, you don't need to buy wood or gas to keep it functioning.