Pellet Stove Ratings part 9, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

Pellet Stove Ratings part 9 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Genius, Golden Eagle, Haas & Sohn, Hark, Harman, Hearthstone, Heat Tech, and Hoben brands.


These stoves are available in ducted models as well as standard stoves. They have a modern look and feel with large windows for viewing the flames. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.


These units are available as standard units as well as multi-fuel models. They offer a variety of units that can be purchased online but the warranty (especially on the heat exchanger) is not very good. The units have five heat level settings, touch digital controls, and automatic starting.

HAAS &<1* 

This brand is made in Austria and is available in Europe. The units feature a fuel quality detection system that adjusts the unit for the specific characteristics of the fuel. The units also have a weekly programmer built into the control system as well as a digital readout of the status on the control panel. The units can be remotely controlled through a typical cellular phone. The "Premium Line" units are only sold through dealers but the "Classic Line" is sold to homeowners through stores and the internet. The guarantee on the units is not very good compared to other brands.<1*

These units are made and sold in Germany. The ECOMAT 2 is a basic pellet stove with a modern look and feel. The manuh6facturer's website is not much help and the warranty is not as good as many other brands.*

The ADVANCE units can burn corn or other pellets as well as wood pellets. They are microprocessor controlled units that automatically adjust to the different grades and types of fuels. They do not require daily maintenance and are backed by a good warranty. They also offer an optional outside air kit. The ABSOLUTE 43 features their EasyTouch control panel as well as their Pelletpro system which allows the unit to burn any grade of wood pellet. The unit is quiet and has dual room fans for distributing the air.<1*

These stoves are available in Canada and the USA. The HERITAGE 8091 has a traditional look and feel to it but is certified for clean burning by the EPA. With a combination of cast iron and stone construction, the units retain heat and have a large window for viewing the fire. The units are fully automatic and can be bought directly from their website but it does not have a stated guarantee for the units.


This brand offers basic units with a warranty that is not as good as many brands.

HOBEN------  -------<1*

These stoves are made and sold in France. They offer both traditional looking stoves (Classic Range) and modern looking (Evolution Range) units. They have intelligent modulating controls with a touchscreen but the guarantee on them is not very good. The guarantee on the stoves is not very good when compared to other brands.

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