Wood Boiler Ratings part 5, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

Wood boiler ratings part 5 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Faci, Facody, Firebird, Froling, Galmet, Garn, Greenwood, Gren, Hardy, and Hargassner brands.

BRAND----------INDOOR-----OUTDOOR

FACI--------------<1*----------NA

These boilers are made in Italy and are sold in Europe. The FCL is a basic unit with an optional domestic hot water coil. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. facicaldaie.com

FACODY-----------<1*----------NA

The NATUR L boilers are made in Spain and are available throughout Europe. They feature modulating electronic controls but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products. facody.com

FIREBIRD----------<1*----------NA

This brand is made in Ireland. The BIO-TEC range offers units that use wood gasification technology for clean efficient burning. They have electronic controls but many of the main parts of a system are not included in the unit such as the pump and expansion tank. The warranty is not as good as some of the other brands. firebird.ie

FROLING-----------<1*----------NA 

This brand is made in Austria and is available worldwide. The S4 TURBO models feature a durable silicon carbide combustion chamber and offers an optional automatic ignition device. They have electronic modulating controls for efficient operation but the guarantee on the units is not very good when compared to other brands. froeling.com

GALMET------------<1*----------NA

These boilers are made and sold in Poland. They feature basic technology and the warranty on the heat exchanger is not very good. galmet.com.pl

 GARN---------------<1*----------NA

This brand features clean burning boilers that are made in the USA by DECTRA CORPORATION. The units are available in four sizes and are rather large as they incorporate a large water tank for thermal storage. The units use external air that is preheated to enhance combustion efficiency. The boilers can be vented either vertically or horizontally but their size makes them harder to install than other brands. They have digital controls and offer an optional electric heat package but the guarantee on the boiler body is not very good when compared to other brands. garn.com

GREENWOOD------<1*----------NA

The Frontier series features wood gasification technology and adjusts the heat output based on the home's heating needs. The warranty is not very good when compared to many other brands. greenwoodusa.com

GREN---------------<1*----------NA

The EG-HOLZ boilers are clean burning units with five stages of heating output. They are made and sold in Poland and are available in two sizes. The warranty on the heat exchanger is not very good when compared to other brands. ekogren.pl

HARDY---------------NA---------2*

This brand is made in the USA and is sold worldwide through dealers. The KB SERIES features all stainless steel construction for durability and are EPA certified for clean burning. hardyheater.com

HARGASSNER--------<1*---------NA

These boilers are made in Austria and feature electronic controls with a lambda sensor and a refractory lined chamber for efficient clean burning. They have automatic cleaning so less maintenance is required but their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. hargassner.at

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