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170Wall Heater, White, 500/1000W 120VAC, 750W 208VAC, 1000W 240 VAC.

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  • This wall heater is perfect for bathrooms, entryways, or other small areas where you need added warmth on demand. Factory wired at 1,000W, at 120V AC, it can be easily converted to 500W at 120v AC or 1,000W at 240V AC for added versatility.

    • White grille has downflow louvers to direct heat gently toward the floor and a one-piece design with baked enamel finish for durability
    • Adjustable, front-mounted thermostat offers a simple way to control the level of heat
    • Rapid warm up time due to an efficient Alloy heating element that provides comforting heat in seconds
    • Heater may be recessed or surface-mounted, depending on your application (surface mounting requires Model 84 surface mount kit)
    • Permanently lubricated motor, high efficiency blower wheel, Nickel-chrome alloy heating element and a manual reset thermal overload protector combine to ensure reliable operation and years of trouble free heating. UL Listed for safety.
    • Also available in project packs (171H Rough-In Housing Kit, and 170F without thermostat or 170FT with thermostat Finish Kits) for the convenience of contractors working on multi-unit projects
    • Wall heaters are intended to provide supplemental heat from a wall location and not to take the place of the home’s main heat source
  • Air Mover TypeFan
    Auto Shut-offYes
    BTU/hr at 120 Volts1707/3413 BTU/hr
    BTU/hr at 208 Volts2560 BTU/hr
    BTU/hr at 240 Volts3413 BTU/hr
    ControlsBuilt In Thermostat
    cUL ListedNo
    Grille Dimensions - Height9-1/4"
    Grille Dimensions - Width12"
    Heater TypeFan-Forced Wall
    Housing Dimensions - Height7-3/4"
    Housing Dimensions - Width10-1/4"
    Housing FinishOff White
    Housing MaterialSteel
    Number of Heat SettingsVariable
    PortableNo
    Project PackNo
    ThermostatYes
    UL ListedYes
    Warranty1 Year
    Watts and Amps at 120 Volts500/1000 Watts and 4.16/8.33 Amps
    Watts and Amps at 208 Volts750 Watts and 3.61 Amps
    Watts and Amps at 240 Volts1000 Watts and 4.16 Amps
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    Can the heater be in direct contact with fiberglass insulation?

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    Thank you for your question on the model 174 wall heater. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for assistance.
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    Off/on switch?

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    Walt
    Laguna Niguel Ca.
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    Is the lowest thermostat setting sufficient for summer months or is a separate off/on switch recommended
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    It is not necessary to have a separate switch on model 174. In the summer months, simply turning the thermostat knob all of the way, in a counter-clockwise rotation, should prevent the heater from coming on.
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    What are the rough-in dimensions of wall heater model 174?

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    Fort Collins, CO, USA
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    Thank you for your question on the model 174 wall heater. The wall cut out for the 174 is 10-1/4” wide, 7-3/4” tall and 3-3/4” deep.
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    How close can in wall insulation be from the heater box.

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    Utah, USA
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    Heater box has to be 6" from the floor and 3' from anything in the front but what about insulation around the housing box.
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    Thank you for your question on the model 174 wall heater. We have no restrictions on insulation coming in contact with the heater housing.
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    What is the temperature range from low to high, since there is no off?

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    Thank you for your question on the model 170 wall heater. If you were to turn the unit all the way down, the heater would kick in at approximately 35 to 40 degrees. With that said, you can adjust this unit to start at normal room temperatures or just below say 65 to 70 degrees. The high temperature would be approximately 125 degrees. There is no positive off on this model so with the unit turned all the way down, for most situations it is off. If the room droppped down to 35 degrees, the heater would start. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for assistance. Remember that all of our heaters are for supplemental heat, not primary heat.
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