The EPA lists the most efficient wood-burning stoves by manufacturer and product name; AJ Wells and Sons model Cove 2SR is top on the list, with Aladdin Hearth Products model Sunburst ll 2208 coming in second, as of 2015. Many Appalachian Stove and Fabricators models are included on the list.
Some of the models are catalytic and others are noncatalytic. Other manufacturers that rank on the EPA's most efficient list include the American Road Equipment Company, Archgard Industries and Blazeking Industries. Generally, a wood-burning stove is graded by the EPA not only by its heat output, but also its emission rate.