Wood fireplace insert ratings part 3 continues our reviews with a look at the Breckwell, Bronpi, Buck Stove, Camina, Caminetti Montegrappa, Century Heating, Chazelles, Clam, and Clean Air brands.
This brand is from NATIONAL STEELCRAFTERS and only offers one model. The SW180I is a basic non-catalytic wood fireplace insert. They offer an optional blower as well as an outside air kit to improve efficiency but the warranty is not very good.
These fireplaces are made in Spain and feature large windows and an air wash system for good views of the fire. They offer a variety of models but the guarantee on the firebox is not very good when compared to other brands.
The MODEL 85 is a non-catalytic stove with a traditional look and feel. The warranty on the heat exchanger is not very good.
This brand is made in Sweden. The fireplaces feature large windows and offer optional outside air for combustion. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
These fireplaces are made in Italy and are sold throughout Europe. They are clean burning but use catalytic combustion which requires periodic replacement of the ceramic combustor. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
CENTURY HEATING-- century-heating.com --1*
This brand is from STOVE BUILDER INTERNATIONAL and is sold through dealers. The CW2500 is EPA certified for cleaner burning and has a built in air wash system to keep the glass cleaner for better viewing of the fire. The unit also has a variable speed blower for good air circulation but the warranty on the unit is not as good as many brands.
This brand is made in France and sold throughout Europe, the Middle East, and Australia. They offer a wide selection of fireplaces including steel, cast iron, and boiler inserts. The warranty on the firebox is not as good as many brands.
These fireplaces are made in Italy and are sold throughout Europe. They are lined with refractory material for durability and enhanced heat production. The units can be ducted to provide heat to adjacent rooms. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.
This brand is made and sold in Australia by DOUGLAS MANUFACTURING. They offer three sizes of fireplaces that feature clean burn technology. The guarantee is not as good as many other brands.
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