1.) Are Kachelofen - Masonryheaters EPA certified?
Kachelofens do not need a EPA certification due to their clean burning process.
2.) Do Kachelofen - Masonryheaters need a chimney?
Yes, they need a chimney however it can be either a masonry chimney or an insulated stainless steel chimney.
3.) Can a Kachelofen - Masonryheater heat my whole house?
Yes, however it depends on the layout of your house, the design of the Kachelofen, the size of the Kachelofen and the technical calculation of the Kachelofen.
4.) What is the average size of a Kachelofen?
The size of a Kachelofen depends on your heat requirement, the layout of your house, the insulation values of your house, window sizes, climate, geographic location, average temperatures, etc.
5.) Are Kachelofens suitable for existing homes?
Yes, it is possible to build a Kachelofen in an existing home as well as newly constructed houses.
6.) Can you integrated a bake-oven into a Kachelofen?
Yes, however we do not recommend it because a Kachelofen is designed as a heating system so if you want to bake in your integrated bake-oven in the summer your home will be very warm, also please note that it is possible to bake directly in the firebox of a Kachelofen.
7.) Does a Kachelofen need a foundation/support?
Yes, due to the fact that a Kachelofen is build entirely out of firebrick and/or ceramic parts it is very heavy (on average 1.5 - 3 metric tons).
8.) What is the average price range of a custom designed Kachelofen?
The starting price of an individually custom designed and technically calculated Kachelofen is approximately Can$ 15,000.00