161One-Bulb Heater, 250W BR40 Infrared Bulb, Not Type IC

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  • Bulb heaters provide silent warmth in a compact package. Perfect for use as additional spot heating in a larger bathroom so you can locate it wherever you need a little instant warmth.

    • Very low profile, white polymeric grille blends into most ceilings
    • Use 250W BR40-size infrared bulbs (not included) for comfortable heating performance
    • Sturdy steel housing, adjustable mounting brackets with keyhole slots make installation logical and simple. UL listed for safety.
    • Control operation with a choice of wall controls, available separately. 57W, 57V, 59W, 59V, 61W, 61V, 63W, 63V, 64W, 64V, 68W, 68V, 70TW, 71V, 72W, 72V, 269WL, 269VL, DH100W or T24H
    • Ceiling heaters are intended to provide supplemental heat and not to take the place of the home’s main heat source
  • Ceiling InstallationYes
    CFM @ 0.10"N/A
    CFM @ 0.125"N/A
    CFM @ 0.25"N/A
    ColorWhite
    CSANo
    cUL ListedNo
    Duct DirectionN/A
    Duct SizeN/A
    ENERGY STAR® qualifiedNo
    Globe Glass ColorN/A
    Grille FinishWhite Polymeric
    Grille Length10-1/4"
    Grille Width10-1/4"
    Heater wattageN/A
    Housing Dimension LxWxH8-3/8" x 8-1/8" x 6"
    Housing Height6"
    Housing Length8-3/8"
    Housing Width8-1/8"
    Humidity SensingYes
    HVI CertifiedYes
    Light Bulb Quantity1
    Light Bulb Wattage250
    Light Bulbs IncludedNo
    Lighting TypeInfrared
    MaterialPolymeric
    Motor engineered for continuous operationNo
    NightlightNo
    Project PackNo
    Rated Amps2.1
    Rated Sones - VerticalN/A
    Rated Watts250
    SonesN/A
    UL ListedYes
    Wall InstallationNo
  • Rated 4 out of 5 by 2 reviewers.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Simple and fairly effective It's not cold yet, so I'll reserve judgment until Winter. This unit is simple and adds heat instantly. Takes the chill out of the air. August 16, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by useful for the purpose We installed radiant heat in our house, which is slow to respond, so we wanted a warming light in the bathroom, where we already had a fan. So this worked fine. It doesn't generate a ton of heat, but enough to take the edge off on cold mornings. Of course, those are cold California mornings. If you live someplace really cold, you may need something else. March 20, 2012
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    Where can I purchase a new motor (#3) for the 161

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    John
    Maple Valley, WA, USA
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    Thank you for your question on the model 161 single radiant heat lamp. The 161 does not have a motor. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for further assistance.
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    Any particular precautions I must take when installing in ceilings with insulation?
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    Ohio
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    Thank you for your question on the model 163 dual radiant bulb heater. The 163 is IC rated and can have insulation against the sides and on top of the unit housing. The biggest precaution with installing this unit is to not install the housing any closer than 6 inches from a side wall because of possible heat build-up in that corner of the ceiling.
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    Worked for several days and then when separate switches are turned on lights do not work.
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    Granger, IA
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    Thank you for your question on the model 163 dual radiant heat lamp. The 163 is designed to use (2) 250 watt maximum, BR40-size infrared bulbs. When both bulbs stop working at the same time, the problem is normally a supply issue. You should first double check your electrical box for a tripped breaker. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 if you need further assistance.
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    can I use 2 375 watts light bulbs?

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    Virginia, USA
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    Thank you for your question on the model 163 two bulb radiant heater. The 163 requires the use of two BR40 or R40-size, 250 watt maximum infrared bulbs. We cannot suggest or recommend using any bulbs other than those listed in the installation instructions.
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    Is the lamp ok to have within a large shower enclosure or can it be on a GFI circuit and still be within the enclosure?
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    Thank you for your question on the model 161 single radiant heat lamp. You cannot install the 161 above a tub or shower. UL does not approve any heaters for above a tub or shower enclosure.
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