About Us: Our History

 

Our History

1986
The patented "Quadra-Burn" system is introduced. It burns and re-burns gases and smoke in four different zones of the firebox, setting a new industry standard for efficiency and environmental friendliness. 
 
1990
Quadra-Fire introduces the industry's first fully automatic, self-lighting pellet-burning appliances, featuring state-of-the-art heat exchange and patented fuel feed systems. 
 
1993
Quadra-Fire introduces efficient, innovative gas stoves in a variety of porcelain enamel colors, breaking the "any color as long as its black" mold. Dynamic growth and increased market share follows. 
 
2000
Quadra-Fire reinvests in its home town of Colville, Washington (pop. 5000), opening a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in a community that takes pride in building stoves known for quality around the world. 
 
2003
The Quadra-Fire model 7100 is named Best New Hearth Product at the annual Vesta Awards, recognizing outstanding innovation in technology and design. 
 
2006
Quadra-Fire introduces the Advanced Energy (AE) Mt. Vernon Insert named Best New Hearth Product at the annual Vesta Awards, as well as the QFP44, named Best Gas Fireplace. Both appliances redefine their fuel categories by bringing advances in heat output and efficiency. Quadra-Fire also introduces Load, Light, Live technology into its freestanding wood stoves, making burning wood easier than ever. The 4300 engine is EPA certified at 1.1 grams, helping Quadra-Fire continue, for the 19th consecutive year, to have the cleanest burning line of non-catalytic wood stoves tested by the EPA.
 
2007
Quadra-Fire celebrates 20th consecutive year as cleanest burning line of non-catalytic wood burning appliances. Low particulate emissions are directly linked to high efficiency.