What is a unit gas heater?
Propeller fan unit heaters and centrifugal fan gas unit heaters are designed for use in space heating applications. The gas unit heates are typically used in areas with high ceilings, and are exposed in the space to be heated.
How do you size a gas unit heater?
To calculate the size unit heater required for your space, use the following formula: Calculate the cubic footage of the space to be heated by multiplying building length x width x ceiling height. A 30 x 40 pole barn with 14 foot average ceilings* will have (30x40x14=) 16,800 cubic feet of space to heat.
Are flueless gas heaters safe?
You will be exposed to higher levels of air pollutants inside your home when using an unflued gas heater. The air pollutants produced by an unflued gas heater that can be harmful to your health include carbon monoxide (CO) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2).
How efficient are unit heaters?
Unit heater technology and energy efficiency They use condensing technology and can operate at as much as 93 percent efficiency.
How much does it cost to run a small gas heater?
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Are ventless natural gas heaters safe?
Vent-free gas heating appliances have compiled an outstanding safety record in millions of American homes. That’s because, since 1980, vent-free gas products have been equipped with a unique safety pilot system called an Oxygen Detection Safety-Pilot, or ODS.
Is gas central heating cheaper than electric?
On the face of it, the gas vs. electric heating cost is much cheaper. A single kilowatt-hour (kWh) unit of gas costs around 4.65p, whereas the average price for a kWh of electricity is more than 20p. This doesn’t mean that electric heating running costs are four times those of gas, however!