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Caution, choosing and using your gas space heater

Caution, choosing and using your gas space heater

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Published by Consumer Product Safety Commission : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space heaters -- Safety measures,
  • Gas -- Heating and cooking

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: On the side of safety

    Other titlesOn the side of safety
    ContributionsU.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14946840M

    Space Heaters Buy your next natural gas space heater from the natural gas experts. Learn about current rebates and bill credits, including up to $ of qualifying Rinnai heating solutions purchased between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31, Gas heating is the heating of a room or outdoor area using a gas space heater fuelled by natural gas, LPG (propane or butane) or biogas. Indoor gas heater sub-types include unflued portable gas heaters, flued gas heaters, radiant gas heaters, convector gas heaters, radiant-convectors, and gas fireplaces.

    The Williams Furnace Co. Monte BTU Natural Gas Top-Vent Wall Furnace is designed to be installed in the wall between 2 adjacent rooms. This wall furnace is equipped with an automatic thermostat that can be mounted on the wall or on the furnace cabinet and a matchless pilot igniter.1/5(1). Propane gas space heaters are ideal for many applications, from small workshop heaters, garage heaters and marquee heaters to large warehouse heaters. They provide a cleaner heat than direct diesel heaters, but do give off some fumes. Gas bottles are readily available in any location.

      The answer is: it depends. There are multiple factors to consider such as: How much energy the space heater uses (in my case, watts) How efficient the heating system is (mine is old and not so efficient) How much the utility charges, for example, for natural gas and electricity (my utility company charges different rates for both). Use space heaters with caution. If an elderly member of your family is sensitive to the cold, you can turn up the heat without breaking the bank—with an electric space heater. But used improperly, space heaters can be a fire hazard. Here are some important precautions to take if you use one.


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Get this from a library. Caution, choosing and using your gas space heater. [U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.;]. The gas heater has many benefits. It is a necessary item in every house. If you can choose the best gas space heater, your place will never be cold anymore.

There are many types of gas heaters. The price of each type is also different because it depends on many factors such as the efficiency, design, durability. Using your space heater only when you need extra warmth can save you money and reduce the risk of an accidental fire.

Keep children and pets away from the heater. Certain heaters, mainly older models, heat up on the outside and can cause third degree burns within a. If your outside space is small and you and your friends usually stick close to one table or area when outside, a tabletop heater will do the trick.

If you have a space that’s covered or enclosed that you want to keep heated, you have to rule out all options except for the electric outdoor heaters. A space heater is a selfcontained device for heating an enclosed area. Space heaters are generally - employed to warm a small space.

Space heaters are usually portable or wall mounted, and may use natural gas or propane, but is most commonly electric. SCOPE. This guideline is intended for all faculty, staff, students, and contractors.

V File Size: KB. Product Title Mr. Heater Vent F BTU Natural Gas Garage H Average rating: 0 out of 5 stars, based on 0 reviews Current Price $ $ 99 List List Price $ $ We carry trusted brands such as Cedar Ridge, ProCom and Avenger. Our space heaters use natural gas, but you can also get a propane heater for your house, eliminating the need for electricity.

Some styles include a blower, which requires electricity, but you can use. Josh, yes, the same holds for unvented gas fireplaces. They're banned in some green building programs and should be banned by code, too. Many years ago, my husband installed 2 gas space heaters which had, apparently, belonged to his dad, in our home.

They are hooked up to the gas line. He is too ill now to maintain them, and I don't feel safe. Exercise Caution When Using Space Heaters Equipment that is intended to add a little extra warmth, such as a space heater, is the leading cause of these fires, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPE).

Space heaters can be a quick way to heat up a room. However, they can be dangerous if used improperly. Troubleshoot Gas Heater will not stay lit - Clean the Flame Sensor with steel wool - Duration:views.

Using a small electric space heater is a strategy that can work, but be aware that the ads you see for EdenPURE, Living Pure, and Amish fireplaces don't tell you the whole story.

They're really just expensive versions of the electric space heaters you can buy locally. The Dyna-Glo W Infrared Quartz Heater is the perfect indoor heat solution for delivering room-wide warmth to your home.

This energy-efficient unit features three heat settings (W,W,W) while remaining cool to the touch, heating areas up to sq. Propane Heaters () Kerosene Heaters (43) In Stock at Store Today (8) Choose your preferred store.

Heating, Venting & Cooling. Kerosene Heaters (43) Propane Heaters () Mr. Heater (48) Dyna-Glo Delux (12) Dyna-Glo Pro (5) Heat Stream (4) More Ways to Filter. Extra Large (82) Maximum Temperature Setting (F) Portable Heater Features. Our Portable Space Heater -- Bring Warmth to You in Winter Days Our personal space heater uses ceramic heating body, it can not overheat, and it features 2s quick heat-up, 3 modes, wide angle, quiet operation, multiple safety protections and portable design, it's good for using at home and office/5(51).

Space Heater Energy Efficiency Tips. A big reason to use an electric space heater is to save energy and lower utility bills. Make sure to maximize your energy savings by choosing the right space heater and using it efficiently. Most important, use electric space heaters sparingly to provide extra heat in one room.

Officials are warning people to use caution if operating portable space heaters in their homes and businesses. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, more t Modine Hot Dawg garage heaters are highly recommended for heating your garage or workshop.

Available in sizes f toBTU's. These units can be mounted multiple ways since they are a power vented unit. 80% efficient with 3" or 4" venting that can be run horizontally or vertically. Cost of gas and electricity in your area; Size of space being heated; Age of the space heater; According to the Energy Department, a gas furnace costs 43% the cost of running electric heaters in a home.

Also remember that gas is at an all-time low. If you are looking to heat up only a couple rooms in a large home, then a space heater would help. Rules and prohibitions for use of burners or heaters. (A) A brazier, salamander, space heater, room heater, furnace, water heater, or other burner or heater using wood, coal, coke, fuel oil, kerosene, gasoline, natural gas, liquid petroleum gas, or similar fuel, and tending to give off carbon monoxide or other harmful gases.

That’s where our tips on space heater dangers come into play. More t fires occur in the U.S. each year because of space heaters, causing over deaths. Be sure to follow our space heater safety tips if you want to keep your home warm and safe this winter. Space Heater Safety Tips.

Keep your space heater at least 3 feet away from. Winter before last I tried this. We only use natural gas for air heating, so we actually cancelled our gas. We heated just the rooms we were using (the others never got super cold or anything).

Our apartment is small but we saved a bunch because our gas bill was 0. Otherwise we have to. Before the gas prices got so high, it was the gas fireplace. It can still be the gas fireplace if you just need to heat the one room the fireplace is in.

But you can't let the rest of the house get too cold or the pipes will freeze in the basement or the crawlspace or the walls and then you will have a major mess and a major bill.Buy your next natural gas space heater from the natural gas experts. Learn about current rebates and bill credits, including up to $ of qualifying Rinnai heating solutions purchased between Oct.

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