Combi Boiler Ratings part 5, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

Combi boiler ratings part 5 continues our reviews with a look at the Eskabe, Ferroli, Flowmax, Fondital, Fontecal, Frisquet, Giersch, and Glow-Worm brands.

BRAND---------DIRECT-STORAGE-SYSTEM

ESKABE----------<1*--------NA--------NA 

This brand is made and sold in Argentina. The ACQUAPIU range offers both natural draft (TND) and forced draft units (TBFD). They feature digital modulating controls for efficiency but the manufacturer's website does not have a stated warranty policy. eskabe.com.ar

FERROLI----------<1*--------NA--------3* 

This brand is made in Italy and is available throughout Europe. The MODENA HE models are available as combi or system models. They feature durable stainless steel burners and heat exchangers but the guarantee on the direct combi models is not very good when compared to other brands. In the system boiler category, they stack up much better against the competition. ferroli.it

FLOWMAX---------<1*--------NA--------NA

These boilers are made in Canada and are sold throughout North America. The units are available in three sizes but their guarantee (especially on the heat exchangers) is not very good when compared to other brands.  flowmaxtechnologies.com

FONDITAL-------<1*-------<1*-------<1* 

The ITHACA KB model is a storage combi with a 45 liter tank. The ITHACA direct combi units have touchscreen controls and a durable stainless steel heat exchanger. They also have two independent heating zones and are available in three sizes. Their website does not have a stated warranty policy. fondital.it

FONTECAL-------<1*--------NA-------<1* 

The COROLLA model units are made and sold in Italy. They are available in models for outdoor installation as well as indoor. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products. fontecal.it

FRISQUET--------<1*-------<1*--------NA 

This brand is made and sold in France by CHILLY SA. The  HYDROMOTRIX models are wall-hung boilers with a durable copper heat exchanger. The PRESTIGE series offers floor standing storage combis. Their website does not have a stated warranty policy. frisquet.fr

GIERSCH---------NA--------<1*--------NA 

This brand is a part of the ENERTECH GROUP and is available in Europe. The GIEGASTOR COMPACT is a floor standing unit that uses condensing technology for maximum efficiency. The unit has a 100 liter tank to provide an ample supply of domestic water. It has a stainless steel heat exchanger for durability. The manufacturer's website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. giersch.de

GLOW-WORM------1*--------NA-------<1* 

This brand is a part of the VAILLANT GROUP and is available in the U.K. The ENERGY combi is a high efficient boiler with a modulating circulator pump. They are backed by a decent guarantee when installed by a "club energy" installer. glow-worm.co.uk

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