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Review of --- Kozy 231-ZC -- Fireplace Inserted Stove burning Wood only

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Review of --- Kozy 231-ZC -- Fireplace Inserted Stove burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - Freestanding into metal Chimney
Date Reviewed: 2013-09-09 08:01:08

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Other Information about the Home and Stove
Room Size (Sq ft): 625 | House Size (Sq feet): 2600
Bought in 1999 , Price Paid: 1500
Location : Atlanta, Ga 30064-7520, United States
Purchased from: Stove Dealer -

Likes: This sealed zero-clearance fireplace insert is exceedingly efficient with the outside air intake
and affords a great view via the large glass doors. It also allows a greater degree of burn adjustability than newer certified models. Conveniently it takes up to 22 inch logs and can
have a relatively long burn time if adjusted to a low burn rate. It appears to be rock solid after burning an average of 4 cords of wood in it per year for 14 years with no observable wear to any components.

Dislikes: Not necessarily a con but this is a heavy unit for installation purposes. I'd say the heft is what
adds to it's seemingly toughness and reliability. ie it is built "heavy duty"

Comments: This is a wood burning unit that can be switched to gas logs if you anticipate during installation
and provide the needed gas connections.

* Dates that reviews were submitted were not recorded prior to Nov. 2004