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

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    Manufacturer: SunStar
    Part Number: SC18T-1-NG
    eFireplaceStore Item Number: CUI-SC18T-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
    • Convenient thermostat 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.
    * Please Note: This Model Cannot Be Used With An Optional Remote Control Or Wall Switch/Wall Mount Thermostat. A Rotary Knob Is Located On The Unit To Control The Temperature Setting.

    This radiant natural gas heater is almost 100% efficient so it requires no venting and it can generate up to 18,000 BTU of gentle, effective heat. The unit does not require electricity so it will work even during power outages. It has convenient thermostatic control and a reliable top-mounted Piezo ignition system. For safety, it has an oxygen depletion sensor and flame failure safety failures. The unit can either stand on the floor (floor stand included) or be mounted on the wall. When state and local codes permit, it is suitable for use in mobile homes. The item carries a 5-year limited warranty. The dimensions of the unit are 19 3/4" W x 25" H x 9 1/2" D. It has required clearances of 18" in the front, 36" on the top, 13" on the sides, and 2" on the bottom when wall mounted.
    Customer Questions & Answers
    5 Questions & 5 Answers
    from Hartwell, GA asked:
    November 5, 2020

    Does the unit use 1 element at low setting, 2 elements at medium setting, 3 elements at high setting or do they all come on at the same time?

    1 Answer
    All three plaques will be on.  For details, here are the manufacturer's details regarding operation: After the pilot is lit, rotate the gas control knob counterclockwise toward the “HI” setting.  The “LO” and “HI” settings represent a temperature range of approximately 55ºF to 90ºF, respectively.  This is the temperature at the hydraulic thermostat bulb (which is located on the back casing, adjacent to the casing bottom).  The owner is advised to determine the particular heat setting that is desired for comfort, as heating requirements are different for every owner.  When the hydraulic thermostat bulb senses the need for heat, the unit cycles “ON” at a full input. The unit remains at this full input until the hydraulic thermostat bulb is“satisfied”.  Then the burner shuts off.  The burner does not modulate at any time during the operation process and all three ceramic plaques should be glowing whenever the heater is “ON.”  
    Submitted by: Tyler M. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on November 5, 2020

    Forchatta S.
    from Colorado asked:
    August 21, 2019

    I live at 5332 feet. Will this ventless system work?

    1 Answer
    Ventless systems will not function at elevations above 4500 feet. 
    Submitted by: Will M. on August 21, 2019

    from NJ asked:
    January 25, 2015
    How many square feet can this unit heat? What size heater would cover 800 square feet?
    1 Answer
    At 18,000 BTUs, this unit can comfortably heat approximately 500 square feet. You will want to move up to a 30,000 BTU unit if you would like it to be capable of heating 800 square feet.
    Submitted by: Brennan W. on January 26, 2015

    from Poca, WV asked:
    November 30, 2014
    Does it show on the heater that it is certified for mobile home use?
    1 Answer
    The manufacturer instructions do indeed contain a statement that the heater may be used in a mobile or manufactured home, where permitted by local codes.
    Submitted by: eFireplaceStore on December 1, 2014

    from CO asked:
    November 21, 2014
    Does the thermostat for the heater measure degrees in Celsius or Fahrenheit or is it just low and high? Is the thermostat wall mounted or is it mounted inside the unit?
    1 Answer
    This unit utilizes a more basic thermostat which is mounted directly to the unit itself. Instead of providing temperature readings in degrees, it will provide a high to low range for the thermostat control.
    Submitted by: Chris C. on November 21, 2014

    Customer Reviews
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    100% Recommend this product (1 of 1 responses)
    By marion s. from parsons ks on February 22, 2014
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Great Heater
    Great heater. It has already saved me money on my heating bill in my home. What a difference a great heater makes.

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