Top 10 Infrared Heaters
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Infrared heaters use the farthest spectrum of infrared light to create heat. These heaters are helpful tools during the cold months. The small and portable size of the devices make them perfect for travel as well.
Most infrared heaters utilise electricity, but there are also infrared heaters that utilise propane or natural gas as a source of fuel. The best infrared heaters are able to heat a small room, while efficiently consuming a low amount of fuel.
Camco Wave 6 Infrared
The Camco Wave 6 Infrared Heater uses natural gas for clean and efficient thermal energy. The heater contains a safety device that detects low natural gas levels.
DeLonghi Mica Panel Radiator HHP 1500
The DeLonghi Mica Panel Radiator HHP 1500 is a flat panel heater, which minimises any noise that the fan might create when turned on. The heater is protected by a tip-over safety feature, so the heater cannot fall over while heated.
Desa International GWRN10 Infrared
The Desa International GWRN10 Infrared heater is a model that utilises natural gas. The device can be wall mounted and has two thermostat settings.
The Empire SR-6 is an electric heater that is wall mounted. The device shuts off if it overheats.
The Lasko 754200 is an adjustable infrared heater. Owners can lower or raise the thermostat levels on the heaters. The heater can also convert into a fan for the summer months. Reviewers have noted that the fan, which helps heat an entire room, may be too loud for some consumers.
- The Lasko 754200 is an adjustable infrared heater.
- The heater can also convert into a fan for the summer months.
Mr. MH25NG Infra-Red Wall Mounted Panel
The Mr. MH25NG Infra-Red Wall Mounted Panel is a lightweight infrared heater that can be hung on a wall. The heater is powered by natural gas and is considered one of the higher end models on the list because of the area it can heat. The device has a heat range of more than 500 square feet.
Optimus H-5210 Infrared Quartz Heater
The Optimus H-5210 Infrared Quartz Heater is considered an energy-efficient heater by Consumer Search. However, the heater has a small space range --- it only heats an area of around 4 feet. A safety feature turns off the heater if it falls over or overheats.
Procom Vent-Free Blue Flame Model #ML100TBA
The Procom Vent-Free Blue Flame Model #ML100TBA is considered one of the top propane-based heaters. The heater has a wall mount option and an oxygen depletion alarm. The heater does not require venting and will shut down if it overheats.
Soleus HGW-203 Micathermic Infra-Red Baseboard
The Soleus HGW-203 Micathermic Infra-Red Baseboard is a long, baseboard design heater. The device has a large thermostat for easy readings and temperature control.
The Soleus HGW-308r is an ultra-thin infrared heater with an energy-efficient design. The heater distributes heat in such a way that the surface temperature is not too hot to touch. If it falls over, the heater will shut off.
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