Biomass boiler ratings part 10 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the HDG, Heizomat, Herz, Hongsheng, Hoval, and Inmecal brands.
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This brand is made in Germany and is available throughout Europe. The COMPACT 25-80 boilers are fully automatic units that can burn wood chips and shavings as well as pellets. The warranty on most parts is very good but the guarantee on the heat exchanger (the most critical part) is not when compared to other brands.
These boilers are made in Germany and are available worldwide through their authorized representatives. The HSK-RA series can burn wood chips, pellets, and shavings. They feature glow bar ignition and a fire clay lined combustion chamber. They are auto cleaning but require an external hopper for the fuel. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
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The PELLETSTAR models feature fully automatic operation and a user friendly touch controller. The FIREMATIC model (shown here) can burn wood chips as well as pellets and features a lambda control for improved efficiency. The PELLETFIRE models can burn logs as well as wood pellets and will automatically switch to pellets when the logs are completely burned. The brand is available in Europe, Russia, North america, and South Africa but their website does not have a stated warranty policy.
These pellet boilers are made in China. The HPB30 is a basic boiler that features semi-automatic cleaning. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
The BIOLYT range offers three sizes of boilers that burn wood pellets and have electronic controls. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.
These boilers are made in Spain. The COMFORT LINE offers compact units with an integrated hopper and programmable automatic modulating controls while the DOMESTIC LINE is for medium to larger sized homes. Their website does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
We continue our biomass boiler ratings with an alphabetical list of manufacturers and reviews of their products. You can continue to browse our list but, if you are looking for a specific brand, you can enter its name in the search box at the top of the page.