Gas fireplace ratings part 13 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Legend, Lopi, Magiglo, and Mantis brands.
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These fireplaces are made and sold in the U.K. They offer a wide variety of models but their website is not much help.
This brand is from TRAVIS INDUSTRIES and is available in North America and Australia. They offer a wide selection of models and feature GREENSMART controls for energy efficiency.
The 564 SPACE SAVER model is a smaller fireplace that is designed for bedrooms and dens and allows the ambiance of a fire without overheating the room. The 564 HIGH OUTPUT model is designed to heat larger areas (up to 1400 square feet) and includes a standard fan to distribute the heat. They are sold exclusively through dealers and the warranty is not as good as many brands.
This brand is a part of BURLEY APPLIANCES and is made and sold in the U.K. They offer a wide variety of models in both unvented and balanced flue styles. The AFFINITY PLUS model is a wall hung fireplace with a modern look and offers a variety of options to customize the unit but the warranty is not as good as many other brands.
This brand is a part of the AMERICAN HEARTH brand which is from EMPIRE COMFORT SYSTEMS. This is the most efficient fireplace on the market and it is so efficient that it can be vented through PVC pipe instead of traditional metal venting. The vent is only 1.5 inch pipe and so can easily be put into a standard 2x4 framed wall. The unit also captures the condensate from the combustion process and uses it to humidify the home's air. The units have low, medium, and high heat settings to more closely match the room's heating needs. The units are only sold through their authorized dealer network in the USA and Canada.
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