Indirect Water Heater Ratings part 9, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

Indirect water heater ratings part 9 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Lasian, Ligno, Lochinvar, Main, MHG, Mint, New Yorker, Nibe, and NTI brands.

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

LASIAN--------------------<1*---------<1*

These units are made and sold in Spain. The basic models are available in wall-hung or floor standing models while the AQUA SELECT DUO is a premium floor standing water heater. They use basic tank technology and their website does not have a stated warranty policy. lasian.es

LIGNO----------------------<1*--------<1*

This brand is made in Austria and is sold throughout Europe. They offer water heaters that use basic enameled tank technology. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. ligno.at

LOCHINVAR-----------------5*---------<1*

The SQUIRE line of indirect water heaters offers six sizes of basic models as well as six sizes of premium tanks. They feature stainless steel coils for durability. The basic models are backed by a much better warranty than the dual coil models even though it is hard to see a reason for the difference. lochinvar.com

MAIN----------------------<1*----------NA 

This brand is available in the U.K. and is a part of BDR THERMEA. They offer six sizes of water heaters featuring stainless steel tanks with backup electric elements. The warranty is not very good when compared to other brands. mainheating.co.uk

MHS------------------------<1*---------<1*

These water heaters are made and sold in the U.K. and the brand is a part of ARISTON THERMO. The VISITRON AB models have durable stainless steel tanks but their website does not have a stated guarantee for the units. elco.co.uk

MINT-------------------------NA---------<1*

This brand is made and sold in the U.K. They offer water heaters for use with solar water heating systems. They feature stainless steel construction for durability but their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. mintrenewables.co.uk

NEW YORKER--------------<1*----------NA

This brand is a subsidiary of BURNHAM HOLDINGS INC. The LINK SL units are available in five sizes and feature hydrastone lining (not impressed with this). The heat exchanger can be removed for repair without draining the tank but the warranty is not very good when compared to other brands. newyorkerboiler.com

NIBE-----------------------<1*---------<1*

This brand offers a wide selection of models and sizes of tanks. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products. nibe.eu

NTI--------------------------5*-----------NA

These water heaters are made in Canada and are backed by a very good warranty. The S models use stainless steel tanks while the SL models use a stone lining for protection from corrosion. nythermal.com

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