Woodburners

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Woodburners

Metro

Ambie plus

score

75

Avg price

$3399

Member Reviews

    Test results

    • 85
      Emissions
    • 69
      Efficiency

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    Good points

    • NES (clean air) approved for urban areas.
    • Very good emissions performance (above average for a NES compliant woodburner).
    • OK efficiency (though slightly below average for a NES compliant woodburner).
    • Can be installed in Hastings Zone 1.
    • Can be installed in Otago Air Zone 1 (Alexandra, Cromwell, Clyde, Arrowtown) and in Milton.

    Bad points

    • Can't be installed in Canterbury clean air zones.
    • Can't be installed in some parts of the Nelson Urban Area.

    How we test

    Testing for emissions, efficiency and power output using AS/NZS 4012/4013 was carried out by an independent lab in New Zealand.

    We analyse data from National Environmental Standards (NES) testing to generate scores out of 10 for emissions and efficiency, along with an overall score. This gives us a clear picture of the performance, features and specifications for almost every model on the market.

    Where available, we've also included the NZHHA output results. These results reflect the absolute maximum heat output you could achieve in your home.

    Price is from the manufacturers’ survey and is without a flue kit unless stated otherwise.

    Overall score includes:
    Efficiency (60%)
    Emissions (40%)

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      Model

      • Type

        Freestanding

      • Avg price

        $3399

      Specifications

      • Emissions (g/kg)

        0.4

      • Heating efficiency (%)

        69

      • Power output (kW)

        14

      • Meets NES standards
      • NZHHA test power output (kW)

        20

      • Dimensions WxHxD (mm)

        671 x 759 x 550

      • Radiant or convector

        Both

      Features

      • Wetback

        Optional

      • CM1 Emissions (g/kg)

        n/a

      • CM1 Efficiency (%)

        n/a

      • ULEB

      • LEB

      • Hastings

      • Central Otago

      • Special features

        Vitreous enamel finish. NZ made.

      More info

      • Notes

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      Member reviews

      1 Member review

      Style that delivers

      Pros

      Really gorgeous fireplace with large window and box. Good heat due to the size of it.

      Cons

      Costs a bit more the most other fireplaces

      Recommend it?

      Yes, I recommend this product.

      Christopher

      Used 3 - 6 months