Stove ratings part 25 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Richard Le Droff, Rika, Rokossa, Romotop, Ruegg, Saey, Saxon, and Scan brands.
RICHARD LE DROFF supra-richardledroff.com 1*
This brand is made in France and is sold through dealers. They have a very modern look and feel to them but the guarantee on the firebox is not very good compared to other brands.
These stoves are made in Austria and sold throughout Europe. They offer a variety of models including some with electronic control of the combustion air. They are made of cast iron with a ceramic coating to provide a slower more sustained heating of the room. The guarantee on the units (especially the heat exchanger which is the most critical part) is not very good.
ROKOSSA-- rokossa-energy.com -----1*
These stoves have a modern look and feel and are available in a variety of models. The IG1 A units have large windows for viewing the fire and offer a large selection of surfaces and finishes. The brand is a part of the SPARTHERM GROUP. Their website does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
This brand is from ARADA LTD. and is available throughout Europe. They offer a wide variety of units that can burn logs or ecobriquettes. Some of the units feature a central air inlet (CAI) to bring combustion air in from outside the home which can provide a significant fuel savings. The AVILA TURN, STROMBOLI, and BUSTO models feature a unique ability to rotate the unit to provide a view of the fire. They have a dealer locator map on their website.
RUEGG--- ruegg-cheminee.com ----1*
These stoves are made in Switzerland and are sold throughout Europe. They have a very modern look and feel to the units with large windows for viewing the fire. Their website is not much help and the warranty on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.
This brand is from SAEY HOME & GARDEN and is made in Belgium. The units are available throughout Europe as well as in the United States and South Africa. The units feature cast iron construction for durability but with a modern look and feel. The units use a closed combustion system for added efficiency and safety. They have a dealer locator by country with links on their website but the guarantee on the units is not very good.
These stoves are made and sold in Australia. This brand offers three sizes of units that are lined with firebrick for combustion efficiency. They also feature a three speed fan for enhanced air circulation in the room and a bay window for excellent views of the fire. The warranty (especially on the heat exchanger) is not as good as many other brands.
This brand is from JOTUL and is made in Denmark. They offer a variety of models featuring air wash and dual combustion for clean efficient burning. They offer an optional outside combustion air kit for energy savings and have modern styling.
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