Gas Fireplace Ratings, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

With our gas fireplace ratings, you can cut through all the sales hype and find value. It truly is as if you were taking a repairman with you while you shop! We have searched the manufacturers' literature and compared the brands using our years of HVAC industry service experience. We have given you our top pick followed by a complete list of manufacturers and their ratings.

 World's Best Gas Fireplace: 

Nu-Air IFP-45

Our top choice for a gas fireplace is the ENERHEAT IFP-45 from NU-AIR VENTILATION SYSTEMS INC.

The unit is a condensing gas fireplace that is made in Canada. The unit is actually a combination fireplace/furnace/ heat recovery ventilator and a central air conditioner can be connected to the units. They have a quiet variable speed fan and two stage operation with a high enough output to heat many homes.

They are not currently available for purchase but are fully certified and field tested with an expected commercial release in mid 2017. This innovative gas fireplace might just be worth the wait.

Other Gas Fireplace Brand Ratings

We continue our gas fireplace ratings with an alphabetical list of manufacturers and reviews of their products. You can continue to browse our list but, if you are looking for a specific brand, you can enter its name in the search box at the top of the page.


These fireplaces are made in the U.K. and are sold worldwide. The SPRINGFIELD line offers units with traditional English styling while the X-FIRES COLLECTION offers a variety of models including unvented and balanced flue units with a modern look and feel to them. The guarantee for their products is not very good when compared to other brands.<1*

This brand offers custom designed fireplaces as well as standard linear, single sided, and multi view models. They use outdoor air for combustion which provides energy savings and can be operated with the doors open. The units are made in the USA and they offer shipping worldwide. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.*

These units feature intelligent thermostatic remotes and an ignition system with battery backup. The INTRIGUE offers offers a twelve piece hand painted log set and a large window for viewing the fire. The INSPIRATION fireplaces offer a choice of logs or rocks/glass beads. These fireplaces are made in the USA by HUSSONG MANUFACTURING Co. INC. and are available through dealers in Canada as well.