Earth Rancher Wood Furnace Overview

The Earth Rancher is an outdoor wood furnace designed to heat up to 3000 square feet. It has a water capacity of 235 gallons and a heating capacity of approximately 250,000 BTU. The unit has a 1/2" thick firebox and a 20" x 20" wood door with no ash door and grate system. High heat and batting insulation on the sides and bottom, batting with Solar Guard on top, and a layer of Solar Guard around the entire unit help increase the Rancher's efficiency. It has a digital thermostat and comes with a 3-speed Taco pump installed. All Earth furnaces are also coal burning. The cost of a Rancher is $5,250.00 as of 2015, with financing available.

Questions about this model?

Consumer Reviews of Earth Rancher

2.3

  • Very Satisfied
    5
  • Somewhat Satisfied
    0
  • Neutral
    0
  • Somewhat Unsatisfied
    1
  • Very Unsatisfied
    10
  • #3 of 4 Earth Wood Furnaces
  • 31.25% of customers recommended

Reviews by Wood Furnace Series

Mountain Man Bear Cub Woodsman

Top 10 Wood Furnaces

See who made our list of the best Wood Furnaces of 2019.

See the Top Products

Find a Certified Heating & Cooling Professional In Your Area

Contact a top-rated local expert to help with all of your home's HVAC needs.

Earth Wood Furnace Reviews

Showing 16-16 of 16 reviews

"Earth Rancher Series Outdoor Wood Furnace is Great"

5.0 rating
Very Satisfied

Despite the $4,000 price tag, Earth's Rancher 365 Series outdoor wood furnace has proved to be amazing. In addition, I also purchased a copper coil included in the system to heat my hot water. I have only had the furnace about three months, but I have had no problems. The furnace heats my average size home and hot water just as good as any natural gas or electric furnaces I have used in the past. It is a large unit, so you definitely need the adequate space for it. Overall, it feels great to use wood rather than gas or oil. I would definitely recommend this to my friends, and already have. This product makes me feel like I am contributing my part to a cleaner planet. Furthermore their design options are wide. I chose a log cabin design. The only drawback is the price, however overtime, this furnace will pay for itself.

Natick, MA

Other Rancher Reviews

There are very few online comments regarding the Earth Rancher. In a post on ingunowners.com, a homeowner who was considering a Rancher because of the price was told by a responder that he knows someone who heats with an outside wood furnace and he thinks it's a Rancher. On outdoorwoodfurnaceinfo.com is a post from a homeowner having trouble because of the way his Rancher was installed, but not with the unit itself. There are also a couple of posts on the same site regarding questions about installation.

Rancher Warranty

The warranty for the Earth Rancher wood furnace is comprised of the following:

  • 25-year furnace warranty, which covers parts and labor. Warranty is pro-rated after the 7th year
  • 1-year warranty on door, grates and damper

Best Heating & Cooling Products

See ratings and reviews for the best in furnaces, air conditioners, heat pumps, boilers and more.

HVAC Brands

Learn more about your home's heating and cooling system with our guides, how-to's, FAQ's, tips and more.


Trane American Standard Lennox Carrier Goodman

Ready to get a quote from an HVAC contractor?

Let us know what type of service you need and we can connect you with a certified local HVAC contractor.

Please enter a valid name

Please enter a valid phone number

Please enter a valid zip code

Please enter a valid email address

Please select repair or replace

Please select heating, cooling or both