154Fan-Forced Ceiling Heater, Aluminum; Low-profile , Open wire element. 1250W, 120VAC

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  • Product DISCONTINUED, suggested replacement Model 157

    Fan-forced ceiling heater disperses heat evenly from a unit that extends only 2-3/4” from the ceiling.

    • Satin-finish aluminum grille and a low-profile housing will complement any décor
    • Chrome alloy, wire element delivers 1250 Watts of instant heat with no waiting time
    • A permanently lubricated motor, automatic overheat protection, and UL listing ensures reliable, safe operation
    • Mounts easily to any standard 3-1/2” or 4” round, or 4” octagonal ceiling electrical box providing versatile choices for installation
    • It is recommended that heater operation is controlled with a choice of Broan wall controls, available separately. (Model 86W Line-Voltage Thermostat or Model 61W/61V 15-Minute Timer)
    • Ceiling heaters are intended to provide supplemental heat and not to take the place of a home’s main heat source
  • Air Mover TypeFan
    Auto Shut-offYes
    BTU/hr at 120 Volts4266 BTU/hr
    BTU/hr at 208 VoltsN/A
    BTU/hr at 240 VoltsN/A
    ControlsWall Switch
    cUL ListedNo
    Grille Dimensions - Height1-3/4"
    Grille Dimensions - Width9-13/16" Diameter
    Heater TypeSurface Mount Ceiling
    Housing Dimensions - Height2-3/4"
    Housing Dimensions - Width11"
    Housing FinishAluminum
    Housing MaterialAluminum
    Number of Heat SettingsOn-Off
    Project PackNo
    UL ListedYes
    Warranty1 Year
    Watts and Amps at 120 Volts1250 Watts and 10.7 Amps
    Watts and Amps at 208 VoltsN/A
    Watts and Amps at 240 VoltsN/A
  • 154 is rated 3.1 out of 5 by 17.
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from This product does not measure up to Broan's reputation. I had ,1 possibly, a model 154 ( it had wire heating element) that lasted over 20 years. Another identical one that lasted about 10 years. Then I purchased 1 that lasted 10 minutes and another one that was a replacement that lasted another 10 minutes. While reading troubleshooting guide I see that it is designed to run for 15-20 minutes and then the thermal couple shuts it off and cannot be rest. The first 2 would shut off but restart when it cooled off. Very poor design. Thermal couples a should be designed to have the capability to restart. Unfortunately, I have not found another surface mount available or I would purchase it.
    Date published: 2017-02-16
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Would not reccommend this product! Over the last 30 years I have had 2 Broan heaters both lasting about 15 years each. I replaced the last one with a 157 that lasted about 15 minutes, the next one lasted about an hour, the third one just quit after being on only twice..
    Date published: 2017-02-12
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Poor longevity My first one lasted 35 years. The second about 4 years. I'm looking at other options.
    Date published: 2016-12-22
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Thermal Requirements Changed by the U.L.? I have had two of these units in my home for over 35 years. Replacing them about every 10 years and replacing a thermal protector once in a while. The last thermal protectors I bought blew out the first time the heater was used over 10 minutes. Thinking the parts were defective I contacted Broan. They informed me that the U.L. changed the parameters of the protection from a resettable device to a one time use. When it blows you have to install another, then another, and so on. Well I told Broan that that solution also blows and will cause me now to have to replace the two good units I have with new heaters. The replacements will most probably be from a different manufacturer. Also note that Broan boasts that the product is 100% made in America but the new replacement parts are marked "made in china". If you have these in your home then you will soon have to make the same decision I have made and that's to go to a wall heater or a baseboard type heater. Looks like the ceiling mounted heaters are a bad choice if in fact U.L. did what they say. I had good service from the product but no longer can I recommend it.
    Date published: 2015-10-22
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Works well as a heated fan If you intend to heat a room, this is probably not the product you want. Not enough power unless its a very small room. Mine is installed about the wife's sink and provides a nice warm air draft during mirror time. Installed it on a 15 minute timer for automatic shutoff. Ran daily for 5 years before the heating element burned out. Ordering and replacing element and the safety breaker was relatively simple.
    Date published: 2015-05-20
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Doesn't Put Out Much Heat We have this heater installed in a very small bathroom and it barely warms the room. The heat does not get pushed down but seems to stay at the ceiling. On top of that, it is now going off after only about 10 minutes and we have had it for only a little more than 2 years with limited use. I would not recommend it.
    Date published: 2014-12-17
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from performs well and is a good value for the price. Original Thermador unit lasted 30 years. When it died I replaced it with a Broan unit which was disappointing in that it failed within just a year or so. I was hesitant to try another Broan unit, but the big box store salesman reported good results from his customers so I took a chance. I am happy to report that this unit was quick and easy to install, is performing well and reliably. It has exceeded my expectations and I am happy to recommend it to anyone in need of an electric bathroom heater. It is, in my opinion, a very good value. h g
    Date published: 2014-03-10
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Affordable but wonder about longevity Product exactly replaced the one I had. I am concerned about quality of these heaters. The Broan heater I replaced was just a few years old. Nutone bathroom heaters used to last 25+ years (based on experience with my parent's house built in 1963) - not any more.
    Date published: 2013-08-25
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  • can we buy this product "on line"

    Asked by: fred
    Thank you for your question on the model 154 ceiling heater. Products are sold through our distributor network, however there are numerous distributors that sell our products on line.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2013-10-23

    What is the difference between 154 and 157?

    Asked by: Bulk
    Thank you for the question on the model 154 and 157 radiant ceiling heater. The difference between the 154 and 157 is the element. The model 154 uses a chrome alloy wire element while the 157 uses a solid metal sheathed element.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2013-10-23

    Is there a setting or something why is the fan bowing air upward instead of downward

    Is there a setting or something why is the fan bowing air upward instead of downward . How can I solve this problem ? Give detail explanation?
    Asked by: Yogi
    Thank you for your question on the model 154 radiant surface mounted ceiling heater. There should be no way for this fan to blow up instead of down. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for assistance.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2016-01-13

    Is the Fan-Forced Ceiling Heater Energy Star Qualified?

    Also, are any of your wall heaters energy star qualified.
    Asked by: Bluejoang
    Thank you for your question on the model 154 radiant ceiling heater. The 154 is not Energy Star rated. We do not have an Energy Star rated wall heater.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2014-01-10

    Where can I find a wirung schematic for model 154? I ordered a themocouple and have lost my notes. On line or email will work

    Asked by: Dummy
    Thank you for your question on the Broan 154 heater. Please contact our Technical Support Directly at 800-637-1453 so we can go over the wiring schematic with you.
    Answered by: BroanTechnicalSupport1
    Date published: 2017-03-10
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