Biomass boiler ratings part 8 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Froling, Fu-Wi, Galmet, Gilles, Girolami, and Grant brands.
These units are made in Austria and are available worldwide. The P4 is a pellet burning central boiler that has fully automatic feeding, ignition, cleaning, and ash removal. They have a three pass heat exchanger and an advanced control system with a lambda sensor. The guarantee on the heat exchanger is not very good when compared to other brands. The T4 model can burn wood chips as well as pellets while the SP DUAL model can burn firewood and pellets. their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.
This brand is available in Europe and New Zealand and offers automatic pellet boilers that are made in Poland. They are available in eight sizes to match the heating requirements of the home and can burn agrapellets as well as wood. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
This brand is made and sold in Poland. The EKO GT-CPP models are available in three sizes and have automatic electronic controls. The warranty on the units is not very good.
These units are available in Europe. The HPK-RA (shown here) is a wood pellet boiler with automatic ignition, ash removal, and heat exchanger cleaning. The unit has a lambda control and modulating fuel feed for added efficiency but it does not have a built in hopper for pellets.
The HPK-VR boiler burns wood chips but the manufacturer's website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.
This brand is made in Italy and is available in Europe. They offer a pellet boiler with programmable electronic controls. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
The VORTEX SPIRA pellet boilers have an efficiency of 97% and modulating controls to match the heating requirements of the home. They are available in five sizes to heat any home and have automatic cleaning of both the primary and secondary heat exchangers to minimize maintenance. The brand is made and sold in the U.K.
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.