wood stoves can
be easily be called one of the most efficient wood burning
stoves on the market. Back in the 80's there were
plenty of wood stove manufacturers. After the government
stepped in and asked for cleaner burning stoves, many
of those manufacturers dropped off the face of the earth.
But Quadrafire stayed the course and became a
leader in clean burning wood stoves. Another leader
King Wood Stoves. They are close to the same
ratings as Quadrafire but in our opinion they don't
look at good as Quadrafire stoves.
extensive research in wood burning stoves has lead them
to produce the following models: Cumberland
2100 Millennium, 3100 Millennium, 3100 Step Top,
4300 Millennium, 4300 Step Top, 5700 Step Top, and
Yosemite wod stove.
Rated Quadrafire Wood Stoves and Emissions Ratings
really sets the Quadrafire wood stoves apart from everyone
else is their emission ratings that are much lower than
their competitors. The only thing I have not been
able to find out is "how long they can sustain
a fire" (burn time). From personal experience our
Quadrafire wood stove has a burn rate of about 6 hours.
However, if we really load it, we can get it to
about 7.5 hours. Keep in mind our stove is 10
years old now.
will be no mistaking the Quadrafire wood burning stoves
from the old Fisher
Wood Stove. If you wanted a stove that is
rated at about 1/3 of the Isle Royale. Same could
be said of the Antique Franklin Wood Stoves. But
there is something about those Franklin
wood stoves that can't be bought.
is a closer look at the entire Quadrafire Wood Stoves
line that exceeds EPA standards and allows you to get
a tax credit of 30% on your wood stove purchase. All
of these stoves are non catalytic as well as a limited
List of Quadrafire Wood Stoves and Spec's
Quadrafire 2100, 3100 and 4100 are basically
the same stove with the exception of size.
The 2100 millennium can heat an area of
900-1500 sq ft. The 3100 millennium
can heat an area of 1900 sq ft and the 4100
millennium can heat an area of around 2400
Millennium 4100 pictured is mobil
home approved Mobile can
throw out 57,000 BTU's and the firebox is
2.4 cubic feet. It is EPA certified
at 1.1 gm/hr. If you compare this
to the other wood stoves in our review,
you will see it kills the competition. With
the 4100 you can throw logs into the fire
at a length of 20 inches and know it burns
at almost 80% efficiency.
wood stove is mobil home approved, BTU rated at 32,000
and the fire box is 1.46 cubic feet. Emissions are rated
at 2.1 gm/hr and the efficiency runs at 78.15%
Millennium 3100 is the mid sized version of wood burning
stoves. The BTU output is 51,000 and can heat
a home of around 1900 sq ft. Efficiency rated
at 79.5% and it has one of the lowest emission rating
of 1.1 gm/hr. The fire box is 2.0 cubic feet and
the maximum log length is 18 inches.
step top line was initially designed to give you two
different cooking levels Quadrafire also learned it
provided a efficient heat exchange chamber that improved
the heat transfer.
BTU rating is 1,000 BTU's higher than a flat top 3100
Millennium which means you can warm an area a little
bit bigger than the 3100 Millennium. Other than
that, everything is the same.
step top version of the 4100 has the same spec's as
the flat top 4100 Millennium. Refer to the picture
above to read the specs of the 4100 Millennium.
Quadrafire 5700 Step Top
is the second largest free standing stove
in their line. This beauty will heat
up to 3700 sq ft and the fire box size is
3.0 cubic feet.
in all quadrafire wood stoves has not been
minimized with this step top stove as it
burns at 77% and releases only 2.2 gm/hr.
log length is 24 inches and once again I
will not try to quess what the burn time
of this stove is, but you can imagine it
will burn for at least 10 hours.
Yosemite wood burning stove is a porcelain
enamel cast iron stove. The elegant parlor
style stove will heat a room up to 1500
sq ft and the emission rating is 2.69 gm/hr.
The fire box is 1.45 cubic feet and
you can fit 18 inch logs into this stove.
of the cool features of this stove is you
can purchase an optional screen and enjoy
the beauty, sound and heat of this wood
stove. Even with the door closed you have
a large viewing area of your fire.
the largest free standing cast iron wood stove in the
Quadrafire line. What makes this stove unique is you
can load it either through the front door or you can
top load it. With a fire box listed at 3.0 cubic
feet that is a great feature.
Isle Royale will heat a home up to 2500 sq ft
and the EPA emission rating is 2.9 gm/hr. Believe
it or not, this wood stove is approved for mobile homes.
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