Lopi Endeavor Wood Stove
The reliable, EPA-certified Lopi Endeavor produces enough heat to warm up 2,000 square feet. The Endeavor is approved for use in mobile homes and alcoves, and comes with a bypass damper that prevents smoke backup and reduces the need to rekindle the fire. To maximize its functionality, the stove can be fitted with optional accessories like a blower that distributes heat and an “auto-start” feature with built-in igniter and bellows. Available at Lopi dealers; $2,000.
Vermont Castings Encore 2in1 Wood Stove
From Vermont Castings, one of the oldest and most reputable makers of wood stoves, the Encore impresses not only with its fine, last-a-lifetime craftsmanship, but also with a suite of friendly features that make this unit a pleasure to operate, even as its thermostatic air control maintains a nice, steady heat. Available at Amazon; $2,999.
Pleasant Hearth Wood Stove
The 1,800-square-foot model from Pleasant Hearth comes highly rated by Amazon shoppers, who love it for its efficiency and large glass window. With a front-loading cast iron door and brick-lined firebox, the Pleasant Hearth is a good choice for all but the largest spaces, and for energy-conscious homeowners, as the unit has been certified by the EPA. Available at Amazon; $899.
Drolet Columbia Wood Stove
Hearthstone Heritage Soapstone Wood Stove
For an upscale wood stove it doesn't get much better than the Hearthstone Heritage. Constructed of heat-holding soapstone, the walls of this model provide gentle, radiant heat for hours after the fire has died out, all without becoming hot to the touch, like steel or cast iron. The effect is a machine that's safe enough to use in households with young children and pets. The EPA-certified unit is also approved for use in mobile homes and alcoves, making it perfectly versatile. Available at Hearth Stone Stoves; $3,099.
Pacific Energy Alderlea T4 Classic
Wood stove enthusiasts find much to love in the Alderlea T4 Classic from Pacific Energy. Easy to use and efficient, the stove is equipped with a concealed cooktop and swing-out warming shelves to keep dinner piping hot. The convenient ash chute makes cleaning easier than ever. Available from Pacific Energy dealers; $2,000.
Englander Wood Stove
US Stove EPA-Certified Wood Stove
This 2,000-square-foot US Stove model offers a range of features at a competitive price. The quiet blower ensures a cozy and comfortable living space, while the vented design traps airborne impurities. The elegant, arched air-wash glass door is as charming as it is easy to clean. Available at Amazon; $924.69.
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