Pellet stove ratings part 7 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Easyfire, Ecoforest, Edilkamin, Elledi, Elprema, Enerzone, and Englander brands.
This brand is made by SIERRA PRODUCTS INC. The units burn wood pellets and are controlled digitally but must be manually started (an autolite system is optional). Their control system uses DC power and they offer an optional battery backup system which allows the stove to operate normally even during a power outage. The manufacturer's website is not much help and the warranty on the unit's heat exchanger is not very good.
These stoves are made in Spain and sold throughout Europe. They offer a wide variety of models including both standard and ducted units. They feature electronic controls but the guarantee for their products is not very good when compared to other brands.
This brand offers a wide variety of models and is available in Europe. The Leonardo combustion control monitors pellet quality, atmospheric pressure and flue conditions to ensure efficient combustion. They feature a remote control for convenience as well as a programmable control for energy savings. Ducts can be connected to the units to efficiently transfer the heat to other rooms. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.
This brand is a part of RAVELLI GROUP and is made in Italy. They offer clean burning stoves but their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.
These stoves have electronic controls but their website is no help and does not have a stated guarantee for the units. The units can be purchased through their website.
ENERZONE--- enerzone-intl.com -------3*
These units are made in Canada by STOVE BUILDER INTERNATIONAL. The EUROSTAR model features European styling and an 80 pound hopper capacity to maximize the unit's run time. The EUROMAX model has a big (130 lb) hopper and a 465 cfm blower to circulate the heat while the BIO-45MF model is for smaller applications. The BIO-45MF units use their Combex balanced combustion technology for efficient and clean burning. All of the models feature electronic ignition and six heat settings as well as a good warranty on the stoves.
This brand is from ENGLANDS STOVE WORKS INC. and features nice low budget stoves. They are available in two sizes and feature a double auger system, air wash to keep the glass doors clean, and a variable speed convection blower. The stoves are a bit harder to clean than other brands and the double augers can involve more expensive maintenance and repairs down the road. They also offer a multi-fuel unit. They are EPA certified for clean burning and approved for installation in mobile homes. The units are sold through many hardware stores and home improvement centers but the guarantee on the units is not very good.
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