Pellet stoves are increasingly popular because they are among the cheapest and most environmentally friendly ways to heat a room.
Unlike wood, pellets are an environmentally sustainable fuel. A small amount is able to heat many cubic meters for a long period of time. Its price usually starts from 700 euros. Some models, which can be connected to a pre-existing heating system, can cost up to 5,000 euros, excluding installation costs.
The market offers a very wide range of models suitable for the most diverse needs. But how do you orient yourself in the selection? One of the best known Italian associations for consumer protection that is Post consumption, conducted a survey with the aim of determining the ranking of the best pellet stoves among twenty of the best known latest generation models available in the market. To keep warm in winter, here are the best pellet stoves to buy out of those 20 according to a survey.
The best and most convenient stove in terms of quality / price ratio
The criteria that the association considers for selecting the best stove are performance, amount of emissions, safety and ease of use. 1st place in the ranking Freepoint verve textured With a score of 89/100 and a cost of about 995 euros. The second place is from Ravelli Dual 9 (83/100) and the third of La Nordica – Extraflame Viviana Evo (81/100) at a cost of 2000 and 1590 euros, respectively.
However, Best Buy has gone and this is the most suitable product based on the quality/price ratio 8KW Jade Fire Point With a score of 69/100 and an average cost of 629 euros.
To keep warm in winter, here are the best pellet stove to buy among these 20 according to a survey
Other models analyzed are Palazzetti Malu 8, Piazzetta P158 T, Rika Filo, Caminetti Montegrappa NP 10 Evo Noir, Edilkamin Nara Plus 9KW, Italiana Camini Piro Plus, Superior Maya, Last Calor Alba, MCZ Ego Air – 2016 8KW, Cola Klean , Thermorossi Pop8, Qlima Fiorina 74 S-Line, Adler Alpina 9, Kalor Greta 8, Rika Kapo and Thermorossi Dorica Metalcolor.
How to choose the right model for your needs
On the occasion of this survey, the association has prepared a follow-up brochure for guidance in purchasing a quality pellet stove suitable for your needs. The advice can be summarized as follows:
- order an inspection by the installer who can calculate the power that the stove needs to heat the room and check whether a chimney can be created;
- choose a stove with a thermostat with the ability to regulate temperature and ventilation;
- assessment of the available space for the purchase of a stove of the appropriate size;
- tank capacity, so that the burner has sufficient autonomy.
The association also stresses the importance of having appropriate safety equipment, such as a thermal glove or a removable handle for opening the combustion chamber.