Panadero wood stove : Our opinion

Panadero wood stove : Our opinion

In the cold seasons, to serenely face the drop in temperature and the cold it brings with it, it is imperative to acquire certain specific appliances. For example, a wood stove. Known as one of the most economical home heating solutions, the wood stove is a utility that is attracting increasing interest from consumers.

It is offered by many brands, of which one of the most popular is Panadero. Adulated for its design, performance and small footprint, the Panadero wood stove is an appliance that many people dream of having. But in real life, does it perform as well as we think it does? Here is our opinion.

Panadero: history and specialty

1. History of the Panadero brand

Panadero is a family business with a history that goes back almost five generations. Originally, in 1952, the company was represented in Tarazona de la Mancha (Spanish region of Albacete) by a small factory of five people. It was under the leadership of Sebastián Panadero, whose vision was to develop efficient and effective stoves for home heating. At that time, the main market for the Panadero brand was the national hardware store, large national television stations and some supermarkets.

In the year 2000, after the retirement of Sebastián Panadero, the Panadero company was placed under the management of Miguel Panadero, Sebastián's son. From that moment on, the history of Panadero took a completely different turn. Miguel Panadero's ambition was to export Panadero's products all over the world. From then on, France and Belgium were the first international markets conquered by the Panadero firm. Afterwards, it was the turn of Portugal, Germany, Italy, etc. Currently, Panadero's products are exported to more than thirty countries around the world. After nine years of management, Miguel Panadero unifies in 2009 all the storage and production centers of the company in a modern industry also located in Albacete, Spain. All processes (production, logistics, storage) have been optimized and the overall capacity of the company has been strengthened with state-of-the-art technologies.

Over the years, the group has experienced a remarkable rise and gradually built a good reputation against its competitors. In 2017, to strengthen its dominance in the domestic and international market, it acquired various certifications. Today, Panadero's products meet the requirements of the 2022 EcoDesign standard. The history of the brand continues to be written with more than 100 people driven by a single vision: to continuously develop sophisticated equipment that meets the needs of consumers.

2. Specialty of the Panadero brand

Since its inception, the family business has been closely linked to the metal industry. It specializes in the manufacture of metal wood stoves. At Panadero, the development process of a wood stove is carried out entirely in-house. Behind every wood stove there is an idea. From the idea comes a specific prototype. After the prototype is validated, it is materialized on the basis of raw materials manufactured by the group. No external parts or specialties are used in the design of Panadero products.

Panadero wood stove : general presentation

The Panadero wood stove is a soft appliance manufactured with the purpose of heating a house in the cold seasons. Visually, it looks like a modern fireplace. It is available in various models and is very versatile. The operation of the stove is based on wood, which is a renewable energy with a great maturity whose ecological interest is no longer to prove. In terms of power, finishes, efficiency and heating volume, the Panadero wood stove offers many possibilities. Discover in the sections below the specificities of the Panadero wood stove with regard to several parameters. In particular, the aesthetics, acoustics, performance, selling price, space requirements and regulation mode.

Aesthetics of the Panadero wood stove

From an aesthetic point of view, the Panadero wood stove has everything to please. It has an original and attractive design. Therefore, it brings pep to the decoration of the room where it is located. It enhances it in no time and gives it a soft and friendly touch. Usually available in black enamel, it easily matches the colors usually used for interior decorations.

In addition to this, the Panadero wood stove when switched on illuminates the environment in which it is installed and gives it a warm atmosphere. In fact, the front of the wood stove has an opening walled with transparent glass. It allows a glimpse of the fire and the light rays that are a beautiful orange color.

Performance of the Panadero wood stove

The Panadero wood stove has a heating capacity ranging from 5.4 KW to 9.8 KW. Therefore, it is suitable for heating small and large houses. Indeed, for a heating power between 5.4 KW and 9.8 KW, the Panadero wood stove offers a heating volume of up to 300 m3, which corresponds to a surface area of over 100 m2.

Apart from its heating power, the Panadero stove has an average efficiency of 80.7 %. In addition, it has an estimated carbon dioxide emission of 0.10 %.

Acoustics of the Panadero wood stove

The Panadero wood stove is not a particularly noisy machine. At its maximum power, it has a sound emission of between 20 dB and 25 dB. On the other hand, when used at low or medium power, it has a sound emission of less than 10 dB.

Price of the Panadero wood stove

The price of the Panadero wood stove depends on its characteristics. In general, the most elaborate models of Panadero wood stoves with high power and efficiency are more expensive than others. In any case, to buy a Panadero wood stove, you should plan on average 1080 EUR. The price including taxes and delivery for some popular models of Panadero wood stoves is specified in the following table.

Panadero wood stove modelPrice including taxes and transportation
Panadero 3V Wood Stove611 EUR
Wood stove Panadero NIJAR719 EUR
Wood stove Panadero CASTILLA959 EUR
BERGEN Panadero Wood Stove1139 EUR
Panadero OVEN wood stove1235 EUR
Panadero SYDNEY Wood Stove1308 EUR
Panadero ALBA Wood Stove1390 EUR
Panadero FENIX wood stove1439 EUR

These prices do not take into account the cost of firewood, which varies between 25 and 100 EUR, depending on the quality of wood and the quantity to be acquired. 

Control of the Panadero wood stove

The regulation of the Panadero wood stove is mainly manual. Indeed, it is impossible to couple the stove to a device connected to the Internet to modulate it. This situation is certainly unpleasant, but it does not detract from the charm of the stove. In addition, manual control is easy because of the structure of the wood stove.

Dimensions of the Panadero wood stove

The Panadero wood stove is not very bulky. For the largest models, the average height and average width of the Panadero stove are estimated at 95 cm and 75 cm respectively. Thus, in a living room, the Panadero wood stove will generally be less noticeable than a refrigerator. Conversely, in a bedroom, it may be slightly more imposing than a nightstand.

In summary, the wood stove is an efficient equipment that offers an average efficiency of 80.7 % and a power of up to 9 KW. It is very beautiful and offers significant comfort due to its acoustic characteristics. It is offered at varying prices from one model to another.