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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    Can the 161 safely use the 375 watt R40 heat lamp bulb?

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    Thank you for your question on the model 161 single radiant heat lamp. The 161 is designed to use a BR40 or R40 size, 250 watt maximum infrared heat lamp only. We do not recommend or suggest using anything different that what is listed in the installation instructions.
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    Is this product 1 hour fire rated to meet multi family building codes

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    Thank you for your question on the model 161 single radiant heat lamp. The 161 does not have a fire rating and is not vented outside.
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    Can the box be right against the celing joist

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    Small bathroom and the way the ceiling joist runs I have to be all the way over on the slide bracket to get the 6" clearance. Is this ok to be that close to the wood. Plenty of space on all other sides and top.
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    Thank you for your question on the model 161 single radiant heat lamp. The 161 is not IC rated and it should have a 3 inch barrier around the sides and top of the unit. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for additional assistance.
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    what clearances are required; sides and top of this unit (161)?

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    Thank you for your question on the model 161 single radiant heat lamp. The 161 should not be installed any closer than six inches from a side wall and insulation should be kept at least three inches away from the sides and top of the unit housing.
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    light but no heat

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    Phoenix, AZ, USA
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    We installed this with a red bulb and essentially it is just a light....there is absolutely no heat emitting from the unit. Our contractor installed this using one on-off switch and noticed in some product docs there is mention of "Requires Broan model 69W or 69V 2-function control" - should we have 2 switches, one to turn the light on and one to turn the heat on?
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    Thank you for your question on the model 161 single radiant heat lamp. The 161 would only use a single switch and that would be to turn the lamp on. This unit is designed to use up to a 250 watt heat lamp. The only heat you will get from this unit is from the heat bulb. If you do not have a heat bulb installed in it, there will not be heat.
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