Wood fireplace insert ratings part 5 continues our reviews with a look at the Edilkamin, Ekol, Enerzone, Englander, Enviro, Ethos, Euronom, and Fireline brands.
This brand is available in Europe and features fireplaces with large unobstructed views of the fires. The LUCE and LUCE PLUS units are each available in two sizes with the PLUS models having even larger windows for viewing the fire. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.
These fireplaces are made in the U.K. and are clean burning. They feature large windows for viewing the fire and are available in two sizes. The guarantee on the heat exchanger is not very good when compared to other brands.
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This is another brand that is made in Canada by STOVE BUILDER INTERNATIONAL. The SOLUTION series is available in three sizes and features a variable speed blower for good air circulation throughout the room and a self cleaning glass system to allow for better viewing of the fire. They have a more traditional look while the DESTINATION range has more modern styling. The warranty on the electrical parts is not as good as some brands.
This brand is from ENGLAND'S STOVE WORKS and is available in North America. The 13-NCI units are non-catalytic and EPA certified for clean burning. They have a blower included for air circulation throughout the room and an air wash system to keep the glass clean for viewing the flames. The warranty on the units is not as good as most brands.
These fireplaces are made by SHERWOOD INDUSTRIES. They feature cast iron construction and a brick lined firebox. They have an air wash system to keep the glass clean and single damper control of the fire. The warranty (especially on the firebox) is not very good.
This brand is made and sold in New Zealand. The ARES units use outdoor air for combustion which saves energy and they are clean burning. The guarantee on the firebox is not as good as some of the other brands.
The EXOFLAME fireplace inserts are available in three styles. They have a water jacket so they can be connected to a hydronic heating system to provide heat throughout the home. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
These fireplaces are made in the U.K. by CHARLTON & JENRICK. They feature large windows for viewing the fire and clean burning technology. Their website does not have a stated guarantee policy.
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