Broan Wall Heaters
How to Select
How to Select a Wall Heater
When choosing a wall heater, you will need to consider the room you are interested in heating, and how much space you would like heated. In addition, the type of heating device should depend on if you need radiant heating, or direct heating.
The voltage rating of your power connection is important to know when choosing a heater. Some units are designed for 240v connection which are designed for Commercial line voltage and will not properly work in your home. For a home connection, 120v models are suitable.
The wattage of the heater directly reflects the amount of heat it can produce. Higher wattage heaters can attain a higher volume of heat. However, consider this if you are heating for smaller rooms. To maximize efficiency and safety, it is not recommended to install a high powered heater in a small room.
Some wall heaters come with a built-in thermostat. These units are ideal for long running times such as nighttime heating. Unless the heating device Is connected to an external thermostat, you may want to consider this option.
Color of your heater can make a big difference to your décor. Wall heaters are available in several standard colors to provide alternate choices. Some finished include white, black, and chrome polished.