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Why Buy a Century?


  • More efficient...EPA Tested at 92.24% efficient

  • Greater heat output, EPA tested at 167,200 BTU per hour for the C0-36-GW model

  • Greater control, burn rate can be under 20,000 BTU

  • Code tested for central duct system UL391, or free convection UL127

  • Many hot water options

    • Heat domestic hot water

    • Radiant floors

    • Heat additional close structures

    • Heat hard to reach areas

    • Heat swimming pools and hot tubs

    • Provide snow melt for driveways and sidewalks

  • Perfect safety record for over 35 years

  • Requires less effort to operate, a kinder gentler fireplace

    • Burns less fuel, less to purchase, cut and load

    • Burns full rounds or split wood

    • Long wood burns, all night burns

    • Less ash to remove

    • Less equipment maintenance

    • Over 35 years of use, with no known unit removed due to burnout

  • Greater heat transfer efficiency

    • Evenly heats your home with less fuel

    • Average fuel useage of one cord of wood per 1,000 sq. ft.of heated area during a four month heating season for new home 3,000 sq. ft. and larger

  • Lower equipment purchase price per BTU output than any unit on the market


If reading “Why Buy a Century?” has sparked your interest and you are interested in more than just a beautiful fireplace and you want an efficient way to evenly heat your entire home with or without electrical power, then Century is your only answer.  With today’s uncertainty as to the future reliability of our power grid, having a supplemental furnace capable of heating your entire home and not dependent on conventional sources of energy has become very important.  Century just does a better job of heating your home or business, costs less per BTU, has more heating options, and has a perfect safety record for over 35 years.  Century is a beautiful fireplace, but much more.  Century is also a 92.24% efficient EPA tested furnace.  I strongly recommend that you do further research about the Century by viewing our short video.  Read the Story of the Century, take advantage of our free design help, and feel free to call us with any questions before, during, and after your purchase.  We offer you the best customer service and personal attention in the industry, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. central time, seven days a week. Call us to see how we can help.


Century's Mission Statement


Made in America, Century was established for the sole purpose of developing solid fuel burning products that will make you energy independent and able to heat your home economically and efficiently without power, while protecting our environment.