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 Dimensions L x W x H8-3/8" 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
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    Is this product cf rated for installation in ceiling with insulation?

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    Melissa
    Maryland
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    Also, can we use a timer with this unit. 5/15/30/60 minutes
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    Maryland
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    Thank you for your question on the model 161 single radiant heat lamp. The 161 is not IC rated, so you need to keep insulation at least three inches from the sides and top of the unit housing. There is no problem using a timer with this unit.
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    Should the 161 be wired on its own circuit?

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    Lonepine
    Northern California
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    Does the 161 heater need to be on its own 15 or 20A circuit? Or, how many other fixtures can we have on 1 circuit? We'll have the ZB110, a vanity light (currently 4 CFLs which will be retrofitted with LEDs), and this. Any concerns about the current draw?

    If my math's right, at 250W and 120V, the current draw should be something like 2-3A, correct?

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    Thank you for your question on the model 161 single heat lamp. The 161 does not need a dedicated circuit. The rated current draw on the 161 is 2.1 amps.
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    Deos this heater need its own 20A circuit?

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    Northern California
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    Does the 161 need its own dedicated circuit? If so, how large? Thanks.
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    Thank you for your question on the model 161 single heat lamp. The 161 does not need a dedicated circuit. It will draw a total of 2.1 Amps.
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    How do I order a replacement 10.25x10.25 grill?

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    Jeff
    Spokane, WA, USA
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    The plastic eyelets for the metal springs on the underside have melted through.
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    Thank you for your question on the model 161 single heat lamp. The grille assembly is part number 97010319 and can be purchased through the “Shop for Parts” link at the top of our web site page. You can also contact customer service for ordering assistance at 800-558-1711.
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    Thank you for your question on the model 163 dual heat lamp. The housing dimensions are 14-1/4” x 8-3/8”. The grille cover is 15-5/8” x 10-1/4”.
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