AirTemp, Bard and International Comfort Products are popular brands of oil burners. Other highly rated manufacturers include Kerr, American Standard, ArcoAire, Armstrong Air and AirEase.
Oil burners in the Kerr Paradigm line are among the best in the world, according to HVAC For Beginners. These efficient units have stainless steel heat exchangers and a comprehensive manufacturer's warranty. Burners in the Paradigm line are more efficient than most other Energy Star-certified models, says Granby Industries.
American Standard produces several popular and efficient oil burners with ceramic combustion chambers. Models in the Platinum XV series are also powerful dehumidifiers and have multi-speed blowers, which promotes even heat distribution within the home. They feature noise-dampening insulation and have an efficiency rating of up to 85 percent.
The ArcoAire brand offers several highly rated burners. The QuietComfort 85 has an efficiency rating of up to 86.3 percent. This rust-resistant stainless steel unit accepts connections to humidifiers and air filtration systems, and acts as a dehumidifier when connected to a central air conditioner. The ArcoAire QuietComfort 85 comes with a 10-year warranty, and the heat exchanger has a lifetime warranty. Other popular ArcoAire models include the DuraComfort NOMV, a variable-speed unit, and the single-speed Performance NOUF 15.