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194Wall Heater, High Capacity, White, 1500/3000W 240VAC, 1125/2250W 208VAC.

  • Overview
  • Room Sizing Guide
  • Specifications
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  • This high capacity wall heater is powerful and rugged enough for commercial lobbies, entryways, vestibules, yet sufficiently attractive to fit in with residential decors. Factory wired at 3,000W, at 240V AC, it can be easily converted to 1,500W at 240V AC for added versatility.

    • Heavy-duty, 18-gauge steel 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, heavy-duty thermostat offers a simple way to control the level of heat and thermostat security cover prevents tampering
    • Optional line-voltage wall thermostat (Model 86W sold separately) is available for a convenient way to control the heater
    • Built-in fan-delay allows the heating element to warm up before the fan starts to prevent cold air delivery and then keeps the fan running as the heating element cools down to maximize heat delivery and energy savings
    • Permanently lubricated motor, heavy-duty sheathed element with steel plate fins, and a manual reset thermal overload protector combine to ensure reliable operation and years of trouble free heating. UL Listed for safety.
    • Heater may be recessed or surface-mounted, depending on your application (surface mounting requires Model 85 surface mount kit)
    • Wall heaters are intended to provide supplemental heat from a wall location and not to take the place of a primary heat source
  • How To Size a Room – Quick Calculation

      Moderate Climate (with 8’ ceiling and adequate insulation)
    • Square Footage x 10 = Watts required
    • Example: 100 Sq. Ft. x 10 = 1,000 Watts

    • Colder Climate (with 8’ ceiling and adequate insulation)
    • Square Footage x 15 = Watts required
    • Example: 100 Sq. Ft. x 15 = 1,500 Watts

    How To Figure BTU’s

    • Wattage x 3.413 (constant) = BTU’s (British Thermal Unit)
    • Example: 1,000 Watts x 3.413 = 3,413 BTU’s
    • Example: 4,000 Watts x 3.413 = 13,652 BTU’s
    • One BTU is the quantity of heat needed to raise one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit

    How To Figure Amperage

    • Watts/Voltage = Amperage
    • Example: 1,000 Watts / 120 Volts = 8.33 Amps

    How To Figure Voltage

    • Watts/Amperage = Voltage
    • Example: 1,000 Watts / 8.33 Amps = 120 Volts

    How To Figure Wattage

    • Voltage x Amperage = Watts
    • Example: 120 Volts x 8.33 Amps = 1,000 Watts
    • Example: 240 Volts x 4.16 Amps = 1,000 Watts
  • Air Mover TypeFan
    Auto Shut-offYes
    BTU/hr at 120 VoltsN/A
    BTU/hr at 208 Volts3840/7680 BTU/hr
    BTU/hr at 240 Volts5120/10204 BTU/hr
    ControlsBuilt In Thermostat
    cUL ListedNo
    Grille Dimensions - Height20-1/4"
    Grille Dimensions - Width16-3/8"
    Heater TypeFan-Forced Wall
    Housing Dimensions - Height18"
    Housing Dimensions - Width14-1/4"
    Housing FinishBlack
    Housing MaterialSteel
    Number of Heat SettingsVariable
    PortableNo
    Project PackNo
    ThermostatYes
    UL ListedYes
    Warranty1 Year
    Watts and Amps at 120 VoltsN/A
    Watts and Amps at 208 Volts1125/2250 Watts and 5.41/10.82 Amps
    Watts and Amps at 240 Volts1500/3000 Watts and 6.25/12.5 Amps
  • 194 is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 5.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it We installed one of these units in a home we built 6 years ago in a bathroom. Worked great, and put out a LOT of heat. The builder installed it, so I'm not sure how easy it was to install. The only complaint is the dial or "thermostat" doesn't have the actual temperature on the dial. It just reads 1-10, so if you're looking to set it at an exact temperature, you're out of luck. We didn't need to, so it didn't really bother me.
    Date published: 2016-11-28
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good Heater, Bad Paint I purchased a Broan 198 heater about 2 years ago and installed it in a small room over my garage. The room is normally not heated, but when I am going to do some hobby work, I turn on the heater. It works very well at quickly heating up the space, and the fan if fairly quiet. My only disappointment is that the paint is peeling off of the grill (see attached pictures). If it is caused from the heat, I would think that it should have been heat proof paint.
    Date published: 2016-10-22
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quick shipping, easy to install This replaced a Nutone heater that was installed nearly 25 years ago by the previous owner. I was worried about fitting the same cutout, the installation process, etc. But it was really a breeze with the straight-forward instructions. It fit the space with just some moderate shimming. And the wall heater works like a charm--plus the noise level is so much lower. I wish I had done this five years ago!
    Date published: 2012-12-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Factory backup is par excellence The 194 is perfectly sized for 1500 cubic feet to give a ten degree temperature change in a few minutes. It is quiet and efficient. Proper placement and 220V are essential. I had problems with fan runnout, motor vibration noise and the temperature sensor did not operate properly upon start-up. I called the factory technical expert. They sent new parts, I installed and perfect operation was beheld.
    Date published: 2011-04-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what my wife wanted I purchased the heater because my wife was complaining that the ceiling heater was not enough for our size bathroom. The purchase and installation went without a hitch. Now the bathroom gets too warm for me, but just what my wife wanted!
    Date published: 2009-02-02
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  • surface mounting is talked about by using the model 85 kit. Is there a separate recessed housing that needs to be purchased for in wall installation

    Asked by: Anonymous
    Thank you for your question on the model 194 wall heater. The 194 comes complete with the rough-in box and ready to install in a wall. There is nothing more needed for in wall installation.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2015-01-15

    Required opening size

    I am installing this unit on a remodeled home. The unit has not arrived yet but I would like to cut the opening ahead of time. It looks as though it may need a 18 x 14 1/4 from the spec sheet I viewed but I just wanted to verify that was the correct size hole to cut.
    Asked by: Anonymous
    Thank you for your question on the 194 heater unit. You are correct. The specification sheet would show the measurements at 14-1/4" wide by 18" high by 3-3/4" deep. If you need further assistance or have other questions, please contact our Technical Support Department directly at 800-637-1453.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2016-07-28

    240V Wiring - White Wire?

    The installation manual shows the Red wire and the Black wire but where does the White wire go?
    Asked by: Anonymous
    Thank you for your question on the model 198 wall heater. The 198 wall heater requires an actual 240 volt service. You cannot use two 120 volt lines to accomplish this. Please contact our Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for further assistance.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2014-07-07

    Double pole ?

    Does the 198 require a double pole breaker to run at 240 or will a single pole dedicated 30 Amp breaker still supply 240 volts?
    Asked by: Anonymous
    Thank you for your question on the model 198 wall heater. The 198 operates on 240 VAC or 208 VAC. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for further assistance.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2015-04-06

    Connecting a remote double pole thermostat

    I'd like to connect a double pole line voltage thermostat that has a positive OFF. Wiring diagram for tstat Model 86W is for a single pole. If I connect a double pole tstat to the leads and not physically turn the tstat off and just let the tstat regulate the heater will the fan delay still work? Do I need to cut the blue wire as well? Thank you.
    Asked by: Anonymous
    Thank you for your question on the 198 heater. Please contact Technical Support at 1-800-637-1453 with your question so we can get a better understanding of your wiring application.
    Answered by: BroanTechnicalSupport1
    Date published: 2017-02-20
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