Pellet stove ratings part 10 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Hongsheng, Hudson River, Invicta, IRC, Iron Strike, Italia, Jamestown, Jide, and Jolly Mec brands.
This brand offers a variety of models that are made in China. They feature electronic controls and have five heat settings. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.
The DAVENPORT model stoves feature digital automatic controls, an electronic igniter, and are thermostat ready. They have a quiet fan to distribute the heat and a durable stainless steel burn pot. The units are sold through dealers in the USA and are backed by a good warranty but the dealer network is limited.
This brand is made in France and offers a large selection of stoves. They are clean burning but the guarantee on the firebox is not very good when compared to other brands.
The ASSISI range offers both standard and ducted units. They have an air wash system to maintain the view of the fire and programmable electronic controls with a remote. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for the units.
This brand is from INNOVATIVE HEARTH PRODUCTS which was formed by the merger of LENNOX HEARTH PRODUCTS and FMI. The MONTAGE units are standard units with variable heat and variable fan speeds. The WINSLOW model features bay windows for viewing the fire and a large (60 lb) pellet hopper. They feature automatic operation and are backed by a good warranty.
This brand is made in the USA by RML STEEL INDUSTRIES. They offer stoves with electronic controls and ceramic side panels for heat storage. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
This brand is made in Canada and is available in two sizes throughout North America. The units have a variable speed convection blower that is controlled in proportion to the fuel feed rate. The firepot has been upgraded and now no longer requires daily cleaning. They have also added an air wash system to keep the glass clean for better viewing of the fire. The new units also include heat exchange chambers to dramatically increase their efficiency but the warranty on the brand (especially on the heat exchanger) is not as good as many other brands.
These stoves are made in Belgium. They offer a variety of clean burning units but their website is not much help and the warranty is not very good when compared to other brands.
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This brand is made in Italy and sold throughout Europe. They offer a variety of models and feature a self-cleaning burn pot and electronic controls. The TECHNA AIR units have a built-in humidifier for better indoor air quality but the warranty on the stoves is not as good as many other brands.
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