Wood fireplace ratings part 7 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Kozy Heat, Lacunza, Leda, Line, Linea VZ, Lotus, Masport, Max!, and MCZ brands.
This brand is from HUSSONG MANUFACTURING. They offer either zero clearance units or masonry models. The Z42 units are EPA certified non-catalytic units. The Z42-CD units have a more traditional look with two cast iron doors. They are available in North America but the warranty is not as good as many brands.
These fireplaces are made in Spain and sold throughout Europe. The GOLD SERIES offers three sizes of fireplaces that feature large unobstructed windows for viewing the fire. They are made of durable cast iron but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
These fireplaces are made in Germany and feature large windows for viewing the fire. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
This brand is made in Bulgaria and is sold in Europe. They offer basic stoves that use outdoor air for combustion. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.
These fireplaces are made and sold in Italy. They are made of concrete and clay with a durable cast iron hearth. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
This brand is from the STOVAX GROUP and is available in the U.K. and Ireland. The units are available in standard or wide (panoramic) models and feature large windows for viewing the fire. The warranty on the firebox is not very good when compared to other brands.
This brand is part of the GLEN DIMPLEX GROUP and is made and sold in New Zealand. The units feature a triple air combustion system for clean burning and a multi-speed circulation fan. The warranty on the units (especially the firebox) is not as good as many brands.
These units are made in Canada and sold throughout North America. The CHARDONNAY is an EPA exempt model and can be ducted for up to three zones. The BORDEAUX is a high efficiency unit that is EPA certified for clean burning. The unit features a stainless steel log retainer and secondary air tubes for durability. The warranty on this brand is not as good as some of the others.
This brand is made in Italy and sold throughout Europe as well as in the USA. The FORMA range offers closed fireplaces with a unique rise and fall door that tilts out for easy cleaning and maintenance. They offer a duct kit for the units to allow for more heat extraction from the unit and supplying it to another area of the home. The warranty on the units (especially the heat exchanger) is not very good.
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