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    SunStar Manual Control SC18 Vent-Free Radiant Infrared Natural Gas Room Heater

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    Manufacturer: SunStar
    Part Number: SC18M-1-NG
    eFireplaceStore Item Number: CUI-SC18M-1-NG


    • Natural gas radiant infrared heater
    • Generates up to 18,000 BTUs of gentle, yet extremely effective heat
    • Almost 100% efficient
    • Requires no chimney or outside venting
    • Runs without electricity - even works during power outages
    • Manual temperature controls
    • Reliable top-mounted piezo ignition system
    • Equipped with an oxygen depletion system and and flame failure safety features
    • Can stand on the floor or be mounted on a wall
    • Convenient floor stand is included for floor mounting option
    • Suitable for installation in mobile homes when permitted by state and local codes
    • 5-year limited warranty
    • Dimensions: 19 3/4 in. W x 25 in. H x 9 1/2 in. D
    • Weight: 24 lbs.
    • Minimum Clearances to Combustibles:
      • Front - 18 in.
      • Top - 36 in.
      • Sides - 13 in.
      • Bottom when wall-mounted - 2 in.
    Incredible function, value, and convenience meet in a powerful little package with this SunStar Manual Control SC18 Vent-Free Radiant Infrared Natural Gas Room Heater. SunStar infrared heaters are effective, they're affordable, and they look great in almost any home.

    This amazing wall heater provides heat at an almost 100% efficient level, meaning that it projects almost every bit of heat produced right into the room where you need it. The unit is practically self-contained, requiring no chimney or venting and no use of electricity. The reliable Piezo ignition provides quick, reliable starting. For added convenience, you can mount this heater on a wall or attach it to the included floor stand. And to ensure your peace of mind, the heater has an oxygen depletion system and flame failure safety measures to prevent accidents.

    Safe, reliable, efficient, and effective. That's what SunStar strives for in all of their heating appliances. To make a quick and easy addition to your home that can make a world of difference at a great price, try the SunStar Manual Control SC18 Vent-Free Radiant Infrared Natural Gas Room Heater in your home for worry-free comfort.

    Customer Questions & Answers
    6 Questions & 8 Answers
    from Santa Cruz, CA asked:
    January 16, 2016
    How does this SunStar gas room heater attach to our natural gas supply?
    1 Answers
    A rigid steel or CSST gas line would need to be run to the installation location of the heater and the final connection would be made with a short flex connector. Ideally, the supply pipe would be concealed in the wall. I highly recommend contracting a local plumber to run the gas line.
    on January 18, 2016

    from Aliquippa, PA asked:
    October 31, 2015
    Do all three burners of this SunStar manual control SC18 vent-free radiant infrared natural gas room heater always burn at the same time or, if the thermostat is set on low, can one or two burners run alone?
    3 Answers
    There is no thermostat as this is manually operated, but turning the dial from positions 1-3 will turn on one, two or three plaques.
    Will M.
    on November 2, 2015
    My heater has 5 burners which you can 1, 3, or all 5 at once. I don't have a thermostat on my heater either because it's manual only. My mom has 3 burners and you can run 1, 3, or 5 as well as hers is manual. I hope this helps.
    on November 3, 2015
    from Kingman, AZ
    The gas heater I ordered from works very well!! No problem whatsoever. I will order maybe a couple of more within the next several months. to answer your questions about this heater, you can operate each individual burner, without using all three burners. I hope this answer your questions. Robert
    Robert Welch
    on November 9, 2015
    from Auburn, Alabama

    from Culpeper, VA asked:
    September 8, 2015
    Is this SunStar manual control SC18 vent-free radiant infrared natural gas room heater safe around animals? Are there any flames that are visible? How do I start it? What type of igniter does this unit have?
    1 Answers
    This heater is safer than other traditional heaters as the ceramic plaques are heated and this provides radiant heat to the room as opposed to heat being provided via an open flame. The heater does have a safety guard to prevent contact with the open flame, however, children and animals should be monitored closely while the heater is in operation due to the hot surfaces on the heater (as is the case with all hearth appliances). This product features a Piezo or "push button" ignition system.
    Will M.
    on September 9, 2015

    from Ottawa, CAN asked:
    September 15, 2014
    I need a propane heater for my pump house that is 3 feet x 2 feet and 3 feet high insulated with Styrofoam. All I need is to maintain enough heat that my pump does not freeze because we can have temperatures of down to -30 degrees Celsius or more at times. The pump house is an individual little stand alone house, outside of my Horse Barn. What would you suggest? Also, if I use a BBQ tank, how long do you think that would last?
    1 Answers
    The pump house is small enough that even our low BTU heaters will not be able to be used in this application. There simply will not be enough clearance maintained from the top of the heater to the top of the enclosure. Have you considered using a small electric heater instead? I'm assuming the pump is electric, but I'm not sure if it is 110 volts or higher. You may be able to tie into the circuit and use a small heater instead.
    on September 16, 2014

    from Alabama asked:
    October 20, 2013
    I am looking for a natural gas room heater with a blower, feet (not wall mount) and one that has a UL safety listing & O2 depletion sensor. The Sun Star SC18 was one that I was looking at, but I'd prefer a blower to be built in. Can you help please? The room size is 10 x 20, but the ceilings are low and I have not needed a "five brick heater" in the space. Three will suffice. The warranty is also important.
    1 Answers
    This unit does meet the criteria for you installation and meets the CSA design listing specifications. Like our other wall heaters, a blower is available and is listed in the accessory link for the item. However, the blower must be installed by the homeowner. Unfortunately, we do not carry a room heater that has the blower installed from the factory. We do offer an alternate heater with a 4 year warranty, as opposed to 3 years, however it is not a free standing model and must be secured to the wall.
    Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional
    on October 21, 2013

    from Torrington, CT asked:
    March 3, 2012
    Does this heater have an open flame?
    1 Answers
    This type of infrared heater uses a very small, contained flame that heats the individual burner plaques that make up the element. Unlike a standard wall heater, this unit does not heat the surrounding air, but radiates heat directly onto the objects in a room. It is an effective means of heat that is considered to be safer overall and can help in keeping the air in a room from becoming stuffy.
    Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional
    on March 5, 2012

    Customer Reviews
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    100% Recommend this product (6 of 6 responses)
    By Shaun from Claremore on January 20, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Great Heater
    This is the second Sun Star natural gas heater I've purchased. I mounted this one in the garage to keep it warm during the winter. One of the best investments I've made.
    ProsEasy to use, easy to install
    ConsNone. Just the cost I suppose.
    By Doris from Aliquippa, PA on November 18, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    A terrific heater!
    Ordering was easy and the heater arrived a few days later with free shipping. The heater was easy to install, is easy to operate and warms the rooms quickly. It saves a lot of money on the heating bill.
    ProsEverything about it.
    By Carol from Kingman AZ on October 23, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    This is the second heater we`ve bought in 3 years. This is for my parents house. The one for our house is larger, it is the only source of heat , they are GREAT inexpensive to run and you don`t have to put them on full heat. These are both in mobile homes and do a excellent job.
    ConsThere are no cons as far as we`re concerned
    By Bruce from Wyncote, PA on March 2, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Owner of three
    Purchased my first vent free heaters (another brand) over ten years ago for my home. Can no longer get the parts for, so if you buy one, order new parts now while they still have them in your model. Have since purchased three more over the years, one for my laundry room and one for my office. When the electric power goes out I still have heat!!!
    By KD from Fort Davis, TX on November 17, 2014
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Love our new gas heater!
    Prosarrived within days of ordering, perfect condition, easily installed, works greate and it looks nice too!
    By Kathleen from Fort Davis, TX on November 12, 2014
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    works great!
    The new gas stove is working great! Ordering was easy and delivery was prompt!

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