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    Empire SR30 Infrared Vent-Free Gas Heater with Manual Controls - Propane - SR-30LP

    498.60
    List Price: $619.99
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    • Efficiently generates 30,000 BTUs of heat
    • Requires no venting
    • Can be mounted on a wall or sit on the floor
    • Runs entirely without electricity
    • Three manually-controlled heat settings
    • Standing pilot ignition system
    • Automatic shut-off and oxygen depletion sensor
    • Natural gas and propane models available
    • 5-year limited warranty and 5-year limited labor warranty
    • Dimensions: 22" H x 24 1/8" W x 6 1/2" D
    • Minimum Clearances:
      • 36" from top
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    Product Details
    Manufacturer: Empire
    Part Number: SR30LP
    eFireplaceStore Item Number: CUI-SR30LP
    UPC: 720968363022

    Features

    • Efficiently generates 30,000 BTUs of heat
    • Requires no venting
    • Can be mounted on a wall or sit on the floor
    • Runs entirely without electricity
    • Three manually-controlled heat settings
    • Standing pilot ignition system
    • Automatic shut-off and oxygen depletion sensor
    • Natural gas and propane models available
    • 5-year limited warranty and 5-year limited labor warranty
    • Dimensions: 22" H x 24 1/8" W x 6 1/2" D
    • Minimum Clearances:
      • 36" from top
      • 8" from each side
      • 2" from floor when wall-mounted
      • 2" from floor when floor-mounted
    * Please Note: This heater is not designed for use when placed on the floor. To ensure proper safety and cost efficiency, place the heater on the Empire Heater Stand, product # CUI-SRS18 which is sold separately (See Accessories tab above for complete product information).

    *Also Note: This unit is approved for mobile home installation where not prohibited by local codes.

    This vent free gas heater features infrared technology. The heater is vent free, meaning it can be just about anywhere you want outdoors or inside your home. The heater puts out up to 30000 BTUs of clean and efficient heat. You can mount this heater on a wall or on a floor. This heater is available in natural gas models and propane gas models. The heater is made by Empire and will work with perfectly to give you a warm and comfortable heat.
    Customer Questions & Answers
    By PJ from Denver on May 23, 2015
    What are the manual control settings of this Empire SR30 infrared vent-free gas heater? Is a thermostat available for this unit?
    By Will M. on May 26, 2015

    Answer:
    Manually operating this model involves selecting how many plaques from 1-5 you prefer to have operating via the manual control knob and this will range from 7-30,000 Btu. This same model is available with a Hydraulic Thermostat. It features a HI/LO knob that will turn the unit off depending on the control knob position and this ranges from 55 degrees on LO to 90 degrees on HI.

    By Jewell Peoples from Birmingham, AL on November 5, 2012
    What is the part number for a thermal coupling?
    By Tyler M. - Fireplace Specialist on November 5, 2012

    Answer:
    The part number for the thermocouple of this heater is R-6310.

    By Guy from Spokane, WA on January 27, 2017
    I am looking for a garage propane heater. Can the Empire heater be connected to a 20lb or larger propane tank?
    By Will M. on January 27, 2017

    Answer:
    A 20 lb. tank would not last very log before causing outage issues with the heater. A 30,000 Btu heater uses approximately just under 1.5 pounds of liquid propane per hour and the pressure produced by any propane tank will decrease in colder weather and as the level of propane is depleted. Propane begins to boil at temperatures below freezing, but only absorbs heat through the "wetted surface area" or the inner tank surface bathed in liquid propane. Subsequently, this heater may only work for a few hours or half an hour, depending on outdoor temperatures. It is recommended to use at least a 50 pound tank to avoid this issue.

    By Cayann from Norman, Oklahoma on December 20, 2013
    I would like to mount my heater and access a nearby natural gas line. What is the part number for the regulator I would need to make this conversion?
    By Chris on December 22, 2013

    Answer:
    Vent free appliances cannot be converted from one gas type to another, however we do offer the natural gas model of this heater here.

    By John from TN on October 3, 2015
    How many square feet will this Empire SR30 infrared vent-free gas heater with manual controls heat?
    By Will M. on October 5, 2015

    Answer:
    30,000 BTUs will heat a space of approximately 857 square feet with standard 8 foot ceilings.

    By Cayann from Norman, Oklahoma on December 23, 2013
    I would like to mount our heater and utilize the nearby natural gas line. What is the part number for the regulator I would need to make this conversion?
    By Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on December 23, 2013

    Answer:
    Is your existing heater fueled by propane? If so, there is not a conversion kit manufactured to switch it to natural gas. The manufacturer does not produce such a kit, due to the dangers that can arise if the heater is incorrectly converted.

    By Jean from Berlin, NJ on November 21, 2013
    I work for a small print shop. We use chemicals to clean presses and other solvents. The heater that we are looking to replace is gas with an outside vent. Would this be suitable for our needs?
    By Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on November 21, 2013

    Answer:
    Due to the possible dangers, it is not recommended to use a heater that uses combustion air from a room where any flammable or potentially hazardous cleaning agents are used. Because air from the room will be drawn into the heater, any hazardous byproducts in the air could be burned and released back into the room. A direct vent heater should be used instead.

    By sonny hedgecock from Millers Creek, NC on December 29, 2012
    Is a blower available for this unit?
    By Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on December 31, 2012

    Answer:
    This unit does offer an accessory blower, which can be seen in the Accessories tab above.

    By Janet from Albany, NY on May 15, 2015
    Does the LP version of this Empire SR30 infrared gas heater use gas on a continuous run time just like the BF30LP unit or is it more fuel-efficient?
    By Brennan W. on May 15, 2015

    Answer:
    These two units do indeed operate at the same efficiency.

    By Vicki from OH on October 10, 2016
    Are these cool to touch? I am concerned about grandchildren. Are all propane wall heaters cool to touch? Are your blue flame heaters behind glass?
    By Will M. on October 11, 2016

    Answer:
    Ventless propane or natural gas wall heaters will not be cool to the touch and most all have an open flame. There are several ventless fireplaces that will have a solid pane of tempered or ceramic glass over the front to shield the flame, but these models will be higher in price as they feature more decorative elements. Additionally, any hearth system we offer that produces a significant amount of heat will be hot to the touch, so purchasing a system with a pane of glass that encloses the combustion chamber will only prevent accidental contact with an open flame. Hearth manufacturers simply advise to keep smaller children away from the heater. For whichever hearth system you end up purchasing, we do offer a number of products like the Minuteman SCR-12 3F Fireplace Screen Child Guard Stove - Black to lessen any concerns.

    By Diane from Snowflake, AZ on February 25, 2016
    I am looking for a wall propane heater and the one I am interested in is the Empire SR30 Infrared Vent Free. However, in my search on these wall propane heaters, I have seen statements about not suitable above 4500 ft. I am at 5000 feet. What is the issue and what propane heater is good for above 5000 ft? I also need one like this that does not need electricity. Can you help advise me?
    By Will M. on February 25, 2016

    Answer:
    Because of your elevation, you may experience pilot outages from any vent free appliances. Vent free units can suffer from oxygen depletion at any altitude greater than 4,500 feet. However, if the unit is being operated in a large space with plenty of air volume, the issue is unlikely to occur.

    Like most all of the ventless heaters offered, this will operate without power. An optional blower will not function as this will require 120v, but the same can be said for all hearth systems.

    By Stephen Henderson from Boise, ID on April 27, 2012
    I've got a cold wood-shop/garage (about 900-1000 sq. ft.) to heat in Boise, Idaho. There is insulation on the roof, and most walls. It's built into a hillside, so one side has a 4 foot tall bare concrete retaining wall. The opposite wall is a common wall with the house. The garage doors are insulated. The fourth wall has some single paned glass, and a lot of gaps to the outside that have been tough to fill.

    There is easy access to a natural gas line here. Do you have any recommendations for a heater for this space? I like the idea of a ventless installation. Is this safe for use in a garage/woodshop?

    The height is 10-11 feet if that matters.
    By Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on April 27, 2012

    Answer:
    Generally, there is not an issue with installing a vent free heater in a workshop, just as long as there is not an overabundance of flammable chemicals/fluids in the immediate area.

    Given your climate and the description of the workshop, this heater would only heat about 3/4 of the space effectively. It would also need to be a centralized location. Due to limitations on the amount of available room air, vent free heaters are 30k BTUs at their largest.

    In order to guarantee effective heating of the entire space, you would need to utilize a larger, direct vent unit. The only drawback is that this type of heater must have space available on an outside wall for installation. I will be happy to assist you with questions you may have.

    By Michael Vaughn from Jemez Springs, NM on December 26, 2016
    Is there a thermostatic control available for the SR30LP?
    By Tyler M. on December 26, 2016

    Answer:
    Yes, the thermostatic control version of this heater is the Empire SR30T Infrared Vent-Free Gas Heater with Hydraulic Thermostat Controls - Propane. Please see a quote below. You may reply to this email or call me (Tyler) at 901-786-6861 if you have any questions.

    To order, simply call us at 1-800-203-1642 during normal business hours (Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:30pm Central) and reference quote number 15813. Or, if you prefer, you may simply reply with payment details (credit card number, expiration date, security code) and address information (billing and shipping). You may also request payment via PayPal and we will send you the instructions. We look forward to your response.

    Thank you for requesting a quote from eFireplaceStore!

    Date: 26-Dec-2016
    Quote #: 15813

    Quoted For:
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    Michael Vaughn
    Jemez Springs NM

    To Be Shipped To:
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    Michael Vaughn
    Jemez Springs NM


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    Quantity: 1 CUI-SR30TLP Empire SR30T Infrared Vent-Free Gas Heater with Hydraulic Thermostat Controls - Propane $622.80
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    Product Total: $622.80
    Sales Tax: $0.00
    Shipping: $0.00
    Coupon: ($50.00)

    Grand Total: $572.80

    Quote is valid for 30 days.

    Thank you for shopping at eFireplaceStore!

    By James from IL on August 30, 2016
    I just received this heater and my propane line comes through the wall of my house. Do I have to put a inline regulator in the line before the heater and what materials do I need to pipe this heater?
    By Will M. on August 30, 2016

    Answer:
    Your LP supplier will typically provide this information as only someone legally qualified to adhere to both local and national gas code should perform the installation. If an existing pipe stub and shutoff valve are already in place, pressure testing will need to be performed with the heater isolated from the gas supply as pressures in excess of 1/2 psig will cause a potentially hazardous situation. A 1/8 inch (3mm) N.P.T. plugged tapping should be available immediately upstream of the gas valve to check pressure and the minimum inlet pressure of 11" w.c. will need to be confirmed (maximum 13" w.c.).

    By Betty from Dallas, GA on September 30, 2015
    Can I turn this Empire SR30 infrared vent-free gas heater with manual controls on as 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 or are there only three settings such as 1, 3 and 5?
    By Brennan W. on September 30, 2015

    Answer:
    This heater only has three settings.

    By John from Newport, RI on May 19, 2015
    Will this Empire SR30 Infrared gas heater work with a 20 pound propane tank? How long will the tank last if on full heat?
    By Brennan W. on May 19, 2015

    Answer:
    This unit will drain a 20lb tank very quickly. We do not suggest using anything smaller than a 40lb tank.

    By Phil from Grantham, NH on January 10, 2015
    What square footage does this heat?
    By Kevin E. on January 10, 2015

    Answer:
    This heater could adequately heat about 1,000 square feet.
    By Ted from Sherman, TX on January 12, 2015

    Answer:
    These manual control heaters are by far a much better heater than the ones with a thermostat. I purchased one for my 2000 square foot house and we leave 1 burner on all the time unless the cold weather merits other wise. It has greatly reduced the amount of times the central heat comes on all the while keeping the house at a comfortable level. I would definitely recommend this product.

    By Bobby from Hurdle Mills, NC on February 9, 2016
    Where can I get a replacement pilot assembly and manual for an Empire SR-30-3?
    By Will M. on February 10, 2016

    Answer:
    For replacement parts, please fill out this form.

    Customer Reviews
    Empire SR30 Infrared Vent-Free Gas Heater with Manual Controls - Propane - SR-30LP ( 498.6 )
    5 out of 5 Stars based on 20 review(s) - sorted by Most Helpful Customer Reviews

    Easy controls
    By
    Roy
    from Greer, SCon
    December 28, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Quick shipping, Easy to install, Heats very well, Used to heat about 600 sq.ft. area. Easy controls.


    Nice Heater
    By
    Barbara
    from Tonawandaon
    October 28, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    This heater was delivered exactly when expected. It took my husband about a half hour to remove our old on and install this one. It warmed our basement up quickly! We are place very pleased with our purchase!
    Cons:
    none


    GREAT HEATER
    By
    MARK
    from ROYERSFORD, PAon
    May 24, 2016
    HASSLE FREE SHOPPING! QUICK DELIVERY!
    Pros:
    HAD ONE BEFORE AND LASTED 26 YEARS. TAKES THE CHILL OFF FAST.
    Cons:
    NEW MODEL SETTING SWITCH DOES NOT FEEL AS SOLID AS OLD ONE.


    Purchase two of these outstanding Empire natural gas heaters
    By
    David
    from AUGUSTAon
    February 20, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    I received two of these Empire natural gas heaters very quickly and well packed. I am very impress with these heaters. I now understand why these heaters cost a little more then all other heaters. The quality and performance of these Empire heaters is outstanding. I highly recommend Empire heaters to all who are looking for a top notch heater that will surpass all other heaters on the market. Good Job Empire.


    exactly what I was looking for...
    By
    Gary
    from Vestavia Hills, ALon
    February 2, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    needed a heat source for an add-on basement room and this heater and price fit the bill perfectly.


    Quality
    By
    Tom
    from Reno NVon
    January 10, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    You do get what you pay for and this heater is a prime example. It replaces a cheap Chinese one that fell apart at the control knob due to cheap construction. Well pleased in this one
    Pros:
    Quality


    Great Heater
    By
    Dennis
    from QUINTONon
    January 7, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Put this in our master bathroom works very well heating up bath and bedroom and the thermostat works well going on and off. A very nice heater for the price. We are thinking about buying more for the other rooms in our house one at a time.
    Pros:
    Thermostat settings, works well, great heater
    Cons:
    none


    Great Heater Made In USA
    By
    Chuck
    from Salem, Illinoison
    December 1, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    I have two of these heaters and have had excellent service from both of them! They truly are the best of the vent free heaters!


    Empire Infrared Heaters are the BEST
    By
    Michele
    from Wyandotte, MIon
    November 4, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    This is our second Empire Heater and we love it. So easy to clean, and take care of. Quiet and does not have any odor at all.


    Wonderful
    By
    Mark
    from Carson City, Nevadaon
    October 1, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Saves propane and battery... performs exactly as I hoped it would. I will be recommending this unit to friends with RVs


    One of many purchased
    By
    Steve
    from Penrose, Coloradoon
    April 5, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    This is the latest one of many Empires I've purchased over the years for use in RVs and homes. I've never been disappointed with the performance or the even heat they provide. I've used several in high elevations without a glitch. I've recommended this heater to several friends and they're always as pleased as I have been with them. Great product!
    Pros:
    Best reliable performance. Moist, even heat on demand. Quiet.
    Cons:
    NONE


    SR-18LP Propane vent free heater
    By
    Harold Sheffer
    from Kalkaska, MIon
    March 12, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    The heater was packed well, arrived timely and worked perfectly as soon as we finished installation. It is a very good heater which we purchased because of our prior good experience with the empire brand heater.


    None Better
    By
    Bt
    from Waverly, Ohioon
    January 31, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    If this company's quality control stays on target then you will not find a better heating, longer lasting wall heater. I've heated my whole house "1700 sq. ft." exclusively. Built in the 70's as an all electric home, in weather to 10 below with a wind chill even lower. I use no other heat source, just one thermostat controlled 30,000 btu wall unit, placed in the middle of the house on an outside wall. I've done this for over 20 year, only having to replace the unit once in that time. This unit will last well past it's warranty time. I'm so confident in these units that I have bought a spare that I keep in storage. For as I've said: it is my only heat. Buy one, you'll not regret it...


    Next day shipment was amazing
    By
    Dave
    from North Carolinaon
    January 14, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Ordering and Shipping: I ordered the SR10T unit at this store after trying to find it locally because of concerns of damage in shipment. In the end, I ordered on-line because of the competitive price and free shipping. I accepted the normal shipping terms at check-out and much to my surprise the unit was delivered the next day! Installation: I contracted with a local installer to run the pipes and install the unit on the wall in my basement. They were able to do all of this in about 2 hours time. (it was a very short run to connect to the natural gas source) It only took 20-30 minutes to actually hang the heater on the wall with the 4 "drywall" bolts. Experience after 2 months of actual use: We are heating about 200 square feet in our finished basement room. Sometimes we open up a second room which adds about 50 more square feet. The SR10T is more than adequate for the space we're using it for. We are very pleased with the unit so far and feel secure that we have a secondary heating source should we loose electric power.
    Pros:
    1. Unit is constructed from quality materials and is small enough that it doesn't detract too much from the room decor. 2. Simple to operate. (Pilot mode, Off mode, 1-5 temperature range setting) 3. Easy wall mounting installation. 4. Reliable secondary heat source in the event that first heat source is not available(power outage, etc...)
    Cons:
    This is not a big deal but it is necessary to hold the Pilot knob down for 60 seconds when first starting up the unit. It would be nice it one could simply hold the Pilot knob down, press the "lighter" button and then immediately set the desired temperature range(1-5). (not a big deal, but a "nice-to-have")


    Finally warm
    By
    Dennie
    from Virginiaon
    November 13, 2014
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    I am in a two bedroom 1320 sq ft SW Va . The heater is downstairs and even on lowest setting the upstairs is warm. Got it for emergencies but found it is awesome for everyday use. Heat pump just doesn't do it. I recommend Empire because it is made in the USA. Before bringing a gas heater into my home I searched for what I believe to be the safest I chose Empire. As you can see my Chihuahua enjoys the heater as well. I ordered this heater on a Sunday evening and it was at my door he next evening. I purchased from this seller due to price and shipping. Wow awesome choice!
    Pros:
    Made in USA Warranty Quiet. Heated the room without the noise of a fan
    Cons:
    I didn't buy sooner


    Great Product 20 years no trouble!
    By
    Steve
    from Central Michiganon
    October 30, 2014
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    I have been using this product in my cabin for 20 years and just now need to clean it! Great product buy this one and not the Junk sold by Home Depot, Lowes or Northern tool. This one is worth every penny!


    Just what my cold bathroom needed
    By
    John Mayo
    from Marietta, Ga.on
    March 4, 2012
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    The item was shipped in a timely manner and was as advertised. I had to deal with customer service a number times to resolve a stolen UPS shipment, but it was resolved to my satisfaction. I would recommend this vendor.


    Great Gas Heater
    By
    Ervin
    from North Carolinaon
    February 26, 2012
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Installed this heater in our living room and it heats the entire downstairs of our house. Easy to install and looks great in our house. Very economical to operate.
    Pros:
    Easy to operate. Uses very little gas.


    Review for
    By
    LINDA. TOMBSTONE AZ
    from on
    March 3, 2011
    I AM THRILLED WITH MY NEW EMPIRE SR18 INFRARED HEATER. DOES WHAT ITS SUPPOSED TO DO.


    Does the Job Well
    By
    Virginia Taylor
    from Wisconsinon
    March 25, 2009
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Everyone in my family has fallen in love with this heater and the job that it does. However, in order for it to do the job most effectively, it requires use of the optional blower.




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