Oil Furnace Ratings, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

With our oil furnace ratings, you can take a professional repairman along while you shop. We have researched the brands from all over the world and compared them by using our years of HVAC service experience. We have given you our top picks followed by a complete list of manufacturers and their ratings.

World's Best Basic Oil Furnace: 

Our top pick is the AIRTEMP brand which is made by THERMO PRODUCTS LLC for R.E. MICHEL COMPANY (a wholesale distributor). They are available in highboy, lowboy, and downflow models to meet all installation requirements and are backed by a very good warranty. 

World's Best Variable Speed Unit: 

Our top pick for variable speed units is any of the brands from INTERNATIONAL COMFORT PRODUCTS such as Arcoaire, Comfortmaker, Day & Night, Heil or Tempstar. The NOMV models have a variable speed blower motor for enhanced comfort and better indoor air quality. The NOMV models are backed by an industry leading guarantee.

World's Ultimate Oil Furnace: 

The KERR brand is made in Canada and is sold through distributors in Canada and the U.S.A. The PARADIGM models (shown here) are the most efficient units on the market featuring condensing technology. They have durable stainless steel heat exchangers and are air conditioner ready with TRUE AIR MODULATION for enhanced humidity removal. They are backed by an industry leading warranty.

Other Oil Furnace Ratings

We continue our oil furnace ratings with an alphabetical list of manufacturers and reviews of their products. You can continue to browse our list but, if you are looking for a specific brand, you can enter its name in the search box at the top of the page.



They offer a 95% AFUE condensing oil furnace. The units are available in four styles to fit any installation situation and can be vented with PVC pipe which is easier and less expensive. The unit also has a durable stainless steel heat exchanger and is backed by a good guarantee. 


This brand is from LENNOX INTERNATIONAL. The L83UF units are basic units while the L85UFV units have a variable speed blower motor. Both ranges offer units in highboy, lowboy, and horizontal/downflow configurations to meet any installation need. They have an advanced GeniSys burner control and are backed by a good warranty but are only available through their factory authorized dealer network.

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