Review of Pacific Energy --- FP30 -- Fireplace burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - Freestanding into metal Chimney
Satisfaction Ratings from 5 stars (best) to 1 star (worst)
Satisfaction with unit = ✰✰✰✰
Satisfaction with dealer = ✰✰
Satisfaction with manufacturer = ✰✰✰✰
Other Information about the Home and Stove
Room Size (Sq ft): 500 | House Size (Sq feet): 2200
Bought in 2015 , Price Paid: Too much
Location : Neenah, WI ,
Purchased from: Fireplace Retail Store -
The stove is very easy to start. Heats up pretty quick and has good air controls. Wife likes the modern look of the square (wide) door. Added a speed control to the fan for less noise. Unit puts out lots of heat at the high burn rate. Wood burns down to nothing but fine ash. Stove is controllable for a slow clean burn as well. Firebox is nice for multiple loading directions. Like the durable stainless steel baffle. Door glass stays clean with good burning technique. Overall this is a nice setup and would recommend for new construction or remodels. After using this and many other setups I still prefer a free standing stove.
Unit leaks air from below the ash lip. This is likely from the outside air intake.
* Dates that reviews were submitted were not recorded prior to Nov. 2004