Boiler Ratings part 9, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

Boiler ratings part 9 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Knight, Kombi, Kroll, Laars, Ladogaz, and Lamborghini brands.

BRAND--------BASIC-PREMIUM-ULTIMATE

KNIGHT------------NA--------NA-------<1* 

This brand is from LOCHINVAR and is available in floor standing or wall mounted units. It has an AFUE of 93% and can be direct vented with PVC pipe up to 100 feet. The units have "SMART SYSTEM' control which is a digital operating control and includes a night setback function as well as outdoor reset control for energy savings. The standard warranty is not very good and the units are only available through authorized contractors in the USA. 

KOMBI--------------NA--------1*--------NA 

These boilers are made in Greece by THERMODYNAMIKI and are sold throughout Europe. The SB models have an onboard four speed pump but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products. 

KROLL------------NA--------NA-------<1*  

These boilers are made in Germany and are available worldwide. They offer two stage condensing boilers with weather compensated control for added energy savings. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products. 

LAARS--------------1*--------1*-------<1* 

This brand is owned by BRADFORD WHITE. The MINITHERM is a basic atmospheric combustion model but the warranty is not as good as most other brands. The NEOTHERM HB is a high efficiency (95%) modulating boiler with electronic proportional control. It features a large interface and display and a stainless steel heat exchanger and burner for durability. The MASCOT LX range offers seven sizes of high efficiency wall-hung boilers. They feature a quiet variable speed blower and full modulating capability but the warranty on the brand is not very good when compared to others.

LADOGAZ---------NA--------1*--------NA  

These boilers are made in Russia and are also sold in Kazakhstan & Kyrgyzystan. They offer wall-hung or floor standing units that feature durable copper heat exchangers but the warranty is not very good when compared to other brands. 

LAMBORGHINI----NA--------NA-------<1* 

This brand offers a variety of models but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products. 

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