Oil Fired Boiler Ratings part 7, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

Oil fired boiler ratings part 7 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Kombi, Kroll, Lennox, Maktek, Mistral, Newmac, and NTI brands.

BRAND---------------BASIC--CONDENSING

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

This brand is made in Greece by THERMODYNAMIKI and is sold throughout Europe. The SB models are basic boilers with a four speed pump. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products. 

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

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

LENNOX----------------3*----------------NA

The COWB3 units (shown here) feature durable cast iron construction and have a swing out burner door for cleaning and maintenance. They have an optional domestic hot water coil available and are backed by a decent warranty.

The brand is available in the USA and Canada but only through their authorized dealers.  

MAKTEK---------------NA---------------<1*

These boilers are made in Turkey and are available in three sizes of floor standing units. Their website is not much help and the guarantee on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.

MISTRAL------------<1*---------------<1* 

This brand is made and sold in the U.K. They offer a wide variety of units including indoor and outdoor mounted units in both condensing and non-condensing versions. The manufacturers' website is not much help to the consumer and the guarantee on the units is not very good. 

NEWMAC-------------<1*----------------NA

This brand is available through authorized dealers in the U.S. and Canada. The units feature a stainless steel combustion chamber for durability and the burner door swings open for easy access. The NBR-2001 model includes a 5 gallon/minute domestic hot water coil. The warranty on this brand is not very good when compared to the other options. 

NTI-------------------<1*----------------NA

This brand is a part of ARISTON THERMO and the units are made in Canada. The CAPRICE units can be direct vented with a kit and have an AFUE of up to 89%. The ODYSSEY SERIES units are direct vent units with a three pass heat exchanger. They have a swing out burner door for ease in maintenance and standard microprocessor control. The TRITON model has a high capacity domestic hot water coil. The standard warranty is not very good but can be extended. 

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