Gas fireplace ratings part 4 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Be Modern, Blaze King, Bodart & Gonay, Boley, Buderus, and Burley brands.
These fireplaces are from the U.K. and the brand offers a wide selection of styles. They offer both slimline and deepline units to fit most any installation requirement. Their "Smartslide" control is still basically a manual control and the guarantee on the firebox is not very good when compared to other brands.
This brand is available through dealers in North America. The CALDERA model is a zero clearance direct vent gas fireplace. The unit features electronic ignition, a variable speed fan, and variable flame height all controlled by a remote control. The warranty on the heat exchanger is not very good.
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These built-in fireplaces are made in Belgium and are available through a worldwide dealer network. The COSMOS line offers units with a wide panoramic window for maximum views of the fire as well as a double sided model. The guarantee on the brand is not as good as most other brands especially the warranty on the firebox.
These fireplaces are made in the Netherlands and are available through dealers in Europe and China. They offer a large selection of models including all glass units for the ultimate views of the fires while their closed combustion models provide energy savings. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
This brand is a part of BOSCH THERMO GmBH group. The H104 M/H204 M units are made of cast iron and feature modulating burners for energy savings. They offer a very limited range of models. The manufacturer's website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.
This brand offers a variety of unvented (flueless) fireplaces. They are made in the U.K. and are sold through stockists in the U.K., Ireland, and France. The guarantee on the units is not very good.
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