About Us and Our Wood Burners
Masport Heating, our wood burners product range, is part of the Glen Dimplex Group which was founded in 1973 and holds significant market positions in the domestic appliance industry worldwide. With an annual turnover of AU$2.8 billion worldwide, the Group employs 8,500 people.
Glen Dimplex remains privately owned and finances its ongoing expansion from its own resources. Fundamental to its success is a policy of continuous investment in building brands, constant product innovation and providing its customers with the products which they aspire to. Masport Heating as one of these brands takes pride in the quality and integrity of its products. We are committed to providing high quality products with fresh and inspirational design and revolutionary technology.
Masport heating is Australasia's leading wood fire manufacturer and distributor when it comes to home heating with solid wood burners. Glen Dimplex is one of the most diverse and successful manufacturing companies in Australasia. They have been leading the market in home heating since the 1970’s with innovative designs, superior fire boxes and technology which are second to none. Masport Heating's reputation is built on producing the highest quality product, backed with the most comprehensive warranty and customer service network.
At present Masport Heating offers a variety of fires to suit any household including the MacKenzie R10000, Osburn 1600, R5000, R1600 and Akaroa. The Mackenzie is our most powerful fire ever, offering a massive 26.4kW estimated peak heat output. With a large firebox the Mackenzie will live up to its expectations when it comes to heating large areas. In addition, it is clean air approved at the highest standard (68% efficiency, 0.9g/kg emission rating) complying with NES and ECAN clean air approval. In the same family you also have the R5000 pedestal, R1600 which all come with an easy clean ash pan to assist with a quick and efficient way to discard your wood fire ash.
In contrast, the new Akaroa is a contemporary versatile fire that can fit into any room easily. It can heat medium sized rooms and offers the handy easy clean ash pan with this stylish design.
What’s more, is that all Masport Heating offers a large selection of clean air compliant fires, this means that the majority of the range meet the NES (National Environmental standards) and ECAN (Environment Canterbury and Nelson standard) of minimum efficiency of 65% and emissions of burnt dry wood, of less than 1.5 grams per kg for NES and less than 1grm/kg for ECAN.Ensuring that their part is being done to protect our environment.A stricter emission standard of 0.7grm/ kg for ORC (Otago Regional Council) Air shed 1 is also met by several models.There is also a small collection of Rural options for properties of 2 hectares and over.
In a move to keep emissions low Masport Heating have developed an Ultra Low Emission burner called the Mystique.This sleek new design has emissions as low at 0.3grams per kg and efficiency of 78%, whilst still giving an efficient 16.2kW of heat.
Emptying a wood burning fire is often a messy and dreaded job, but is necessary. With the Masport heating models R1600, Osburn 1600, R5000 and Mackenzie R10000, simply sweep the ash into the convenient ash chute in your fire box. The removable ash pan with lid ensure cleanliness for you and your home.
Masport wood fires come standard with a 10 year comprehensive warranty of fire boxes (not counting including the Kronos multi fuel) and a 15 year guarantee to supply spare parts.
Our commitment to you, however, goes way beyond a great range of products. We are with you every step of the way while making your purchase and beyond. If you have any questions about Masport Heating, our products and stockists, or if you would like assistance in choosing the Masport heater that suits you, we are always here to help.
Just call 0800 666 2824 to speak to one of our friendly customer care assistants.