With our steam boiler ratings you can cut through all the sales hype and find value. We have researched the manufacturers' data and combined it with our years of heating system service experience to provide our unique system of ratings. It truly is like taking a repairman with you while you shop! We have given you our top picks followed by a complete list of manufacturers and their ratings.
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Our top pick is from Carrier Corporation which is a part of UNITED TECHNOLOGIES. The BS1/2 boilers are a part of their COMFORT 80 line and are cast iron units. They have durable titanium composite burners and are backed by a very good guarantee.
Our selection for the best oil-fired steam boiler is the Burnham brand from US Boiler. The MEGASTEAM boilers are three pass units that offer an optional domestic hot water coil. They are backed by a very good warranty.
We continue our steam boiler ratings with an alphabetical list of manufacturers and reviews of their products.
The BS2 units are cast iron atmospheric boilers with an automatic vent damper. They have a standing pilot which is not very energy efficient but they offer optional electronic ignition. They have durable stainless steel/titanium burners and are backed by a good warranty. The brand is a part of UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORP and is sold through authorized dealers.
The INDEPENDENCE line offers gas fired units in ten sizes to closely match the needs of your home. They are cast iron and have durable stainless steel burners but only an average guarantee. The MEGASTEAM boilers are oil-fired three pass units that offer an optional domestic hot water coil. They are backed by a very good warranty.
The BS1/2 boilers are a part of their COMFORT 80 line and are cast iron units. They have durable titanium composite burners and are backed by a very good guarantee.
The CEG E models are gas-fired low profile units that are available in seven sizes. They are atmospheric boilers with an automatic vent damper for energy savings. They have durable stainless steel burners but the warranty is not very good on the units. The CSFE IV models are oil-fired cast iron units.
This brand is a part of ECR INTERNATIONAL. The PSB gas-fired boilers are cast iron and have a automatic vent damper and titanium burners. The ESC IV are oil-fired and have a swing out burner door for easier cleaning/maintenance. They are available in four sizes and offer an optional domestic hot water coil but are only backed with an average guarantee.