Stove ratings part 24 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Pleasant Hearth, Portway, Prity, Prometheus, Quadra-Fire, Rais, Regency, and Renfyre brands.
These units are from GHP GROUP INC. and offer small, medium, and large units with either a pedestal base or with legs. They are non-catalytic EPA certified clean burning units that are available online or through many hardware/home improvement centers. They have a brick lined firebox for even heat distribution as well as an air wash system to keep the glass clean for fire viewing. The units offer an optional variable speed blower which is standard on most other brands. The warranty on the heat exchanger is not very good when compared to other brands.
This brand is a part of BFM EUROPE LTD. and is available in the U.K. and Ireland. The multi-fuel units can burn coal, briquettes, and peat as well as logs and feature traditional styling. They are clean burning and offer a direct vent kit for energy savings. The units are made of durable cast iron but the warranty on the stove body is not very good when compared to other brands. The PORTWAY 2 is a clean-burning traditional stove for burning wood only.
PRITY--------- prity-bg.com --------1*
This brand is made in Bulgaria and is sold throughout Europe. They offer basic stoves with traditional styling but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
PROMETHEUS kamini-prometey.com -1*
These stoves are made in Bulgaria and are sold throughout Europe. They offer basic stoves with traditional styling but their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.
This brand is from HEARTH & HOME TECHNOLOGIES. The ADVENTURE series offers steel stoves with their SMART BURN TECHNOLOGY which uses a programmable thermostat. The system replaces all of the manual controls with electrical controls to automatically adjust the operation of the stove for ultimate efficiency and comfort. The MILLENIUM series uses their patented four point combustion technology for clean efficient burning. They offer an optional variable speed convection blower kit as well as an outside air kit and are backed by a good guarantee.
This brand is made in Denmark and is available in Europe, North America, and Japan. They offer a wide variety of models but the warranty is not as good as many brands. The HERA combines modern styling with a firebrick lined chamber for efficient burning.
REGENCY---- regency-fire.com --------4*
This brand is from FIREPLACE PRODUCTS INTERNATIONAL LTD. and is available worldwide. They use dual combustion and have stainless steel air tubes for durability. They are available in three sizes and are backed by a very good warranty.
These units are available in four models with either traditional styling or a more modern pedestal base. They are EPA certified for clean burning and have an air wash system to keep the viewing glass clean. The warranty on the units is not very good.
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