Burnham MPO-IQ Boilers

Burnham MPO-IQ Boiler Overview

The Burnham MPO-IQ is a cast iron oil-fired boiler with an efficiency rating of 87% AFUE. The unit is Energy Star certified and features a 3-pass cast iron heat exchanger. It can be chimney or direct vented, with a direct vent option kit available in three sizes. A powder-coat steel jacket with three inches of insulation decreases standby heat loss while reducing operating sound levels. A reversible cast iron swing away burner door, along with removable clean-out ports, provide easy access for servicing the unit. The MPO-IQ uses the IQ Control System, which operates the entire boiler system to save energy and setup time and includes an optional touchscreen which displays settings and diagnostics in sentences instead of codes.

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Consumer Reviews of Burnham MPO-IQ


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  • #3 of 13 Burnham Boiler
  • 33.33% of customers recommended

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Burnham MPO-IQ Boiler Reviews

"Terrible Customer Service they direct you to cooperate if there is a question"

1.0 rating
Very Unsatisfied

I called the number on a flyer 1-888-432-8887 and was connected with the rudest person you could ever reach. They straight out refused to answer any type of question and right away referred me to call their cooperate office in pa. All I wanted was to find out what is their most recent oil fire boiler they made/sell since the flyer I have was dated 2014. Right away they were defensive, would stray from my question and would not talk at all about the crack issues their boiler seem to be plagued with when I mentioned it. I'm having a Burnham , or let's say I was having a Burnham installed next week but after reading all the negative and dealing with it first hand from the manufacture I will stay far clear of this company..

Brian Stolarun, C.A.

New Britain, Connecticut

"Reliable Burnham Boiler"

5.0 rating
Very Satisfied

I've owned my Burnham boiler for two years. I like the fact that I can fill up on heating oil towards the end of summer, or early fall at a cheaper rate than what it would cost me to pay for another type of heating source during the cold winters where I live. I dislike the fact that installing additional features is such a painful task. It was rather difficult for me to install my programmable thermostat with zone controls enabled. I've never experienced any problems that required the need to repair or replace my boiler unit. I believe that if a friend or family member called me to ask how I liked my Burnham boiler unit I would definitely tell them that I am very satisfied with my boiler and would not trade it for another heat source, and would recommend it to anyone that asked. If I had to go through the research and purchasing of a boiler unit again I would pick the same Burnham unit that I have.

Moundsville, WV

"Burnham MPO-IQ Boiler Reliability"

3.0 rating

Can anyone provide input regarding the reliability, quality and performance of the Burnham mpo-iq boiler? I havent read good things about the Burnham boilers here ( 93 very unsatisfied out of 115 ). Have the boiler quality issues been solved with the mpo design? I have also been quoted a pricey $9000 install cost to replace my 24 year old Peerless. Any info on this boiler is welcomed. Thanks.



Other MPO-IQ Reviews

Based on comments from online HVAC forums, the MPO-IQ is considered to be a good unit. On several posts on heatinghelp.com, the MPO-IQ is referred to as a really nice boiler. It was also referred to as a very good boiler on hvac-talk.com in response to a consumer asking for information on the unit.

MPO-IQ Warranty

The warranty for the Burnham MPO-IQ boiler is comprised of the following:

  • 1-year parts warranty
  • Lifetime heat exchanger warranty, prorated after 10 years
  • Lifetime nipple leakage warranty

An optional 5- or 10-year parts and limited labor warranty is available.

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