Stove ratings part 25 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the IBC, ILD, Inis, Invicta, Iron Dog, and Iron Strike brands.
IBC-------- ibc-heiztechnik.de -------1*
This brand is made in Germany and available in Europe. They feature nostalgic tile stoves with a cast iron firebox. They offer an ornate look and feel with old world craftsmanship but the manufacturer's website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy for the units.
These stoves are clean burning and have large windows for viewing the fire. The brand is a part of JOTUL GROUP and is available in France, Italy and Norway. The warranty is not as good as some of the other brands and they are only sold through their authorized dealer network.
These wood stoves are made in Ireland by PRECISION ENERGY LTD. They are basic units with clean burn technology and they are available in six different colors. They also offer boiler stoves which can be connected to the homes central hot water heating system. The guarantee on the firebox is not as good as other brands.
These stoves are made in France and are available in a wide variety of styles. The ATTIBA model (shown here) is a steel stove with modern styling and a curved glass that provides a spectacular view of the fire.
The ALTEA is a cast iron stove with a more traditional look and feel to it while the ONSEN model can be ducted to provide heating to other rooms. The units are clean burning but the warranty on the stove body is not very good when compared to other brands.
IRON DOG------ iron-dog.com ------1*
This brand is from BRUNNER and is made in Germany. They offer cast iron units with traditional styling. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for the units.
This brand is from INNOVATIVE HEARTH PRODUCTS which was formed by the merger of LENNOX HEARTH PRODUCTS and FMI. They offer a variety of models using Thermal Fin Technology which provides for more heat transferred into the room. They offer an optional variable speed blower but the warranty on parts other than the firebox is not very good when compared to other brands.
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