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    Empire SR10T Infrared Vent-Free Gas Heater with Hydraulic Thermostat Controls - Natural Gas

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    List Price: $489.99
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    • Efficiently generates 10,000 BTUs of heat
    • Requires no venting
    • Can be mounted on a wall or sit on the floor
    • Runs entirely without electricity
    • Convenient hydraulic thermostat controls
    • 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 11 7/8" W x 6 1/2" D
    • Minimum Clearances:
      • 24" from top
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    Product Details
    Manufacturer: Empire
    Part Number: SR10TNAT
    eFireplaceStore Item Number: CUI-SR10TNAT
    UPC: 720968361110

    Features

    • Efficiently generates 10,000 BTUs of heat
    • Requires no venting
    • Can be mounted on a wall or sit on the floor
    • Runs entirely without electricity
    • Convenient hydraulic thermostat controls
    • 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 11 7/8" W x 6 1/2" D
    • Minimum Clearances:
      • 24" from top
      • 6" 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 bedroom use as long as the area is greater than 500 cubic feet.

    *Also 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 small heating solution is strong enough to generate 10,000 BTUs of heat, yet it runs without electricity and it doesn't need a vent system. This gas heater is perfect for small roms or for home that do not have enough room for a fireplace, and it can sit directly on the floor and heat your room. The automatic shutoff make this a safe system to run, even at night, and the versatility of this product allows it to be mounted on the wall of your home or sit on the floor.
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    Customer Questions & Answers
    6 Questions & 7 Answers
    Dennis
    from AL asked:
    November 14, 2015
    Do they make a kit to change this Empire SR10T infrared vent-free gas heater with hydraulic thermostat controls over to propane?
    2 Answers
    Unfortunately, no. Vent free heaters are certified only to be burned on the gas type they were originally intended for. Improper field conversion can lead to release of toxins into the air, which is the reason field conversion is not supported.
    eFireplaceStore
    on November 16, 2015
    As per the description ....propane models are available!
    Tim
    on March 25, 2016
    from North idaho

    Ken
    from Tacoma, WA asked:
    February 18, 2015
    I was thinking of using this heater in an RV van. How would this heater handle vibration? Would there be any safety issues?
    1 Answers
    This unit is fairly simple and can handle vibration without an issue. However, I recommend adding a source of makeup air in the RV when the unit is running, as it can quickly consume oxygen in the space.
    eFireplaceStore
    on February 18, 2015

    Sam
    from Millville, NJ asked:
    January 15, 2015
    What is the difference between manual operation and hydraulic thermostat operation models?
    1 Answers
    A manually controlled heater will be on and off only, with no thermostatic operation. The unit would simply be switched on when heat is desired and switched off again when a comfortable temperature is reached. A hydraulic thermostat gives the ability to set the unit at a desired heat range and the unit will cycle at that setting. The temperature swing is usually +/- 2 degrees. The system works by utilizing a vial of expanding fluid. As the fluid expands with room temperature, it trips the control valve and shuts the unit down. When the fluid cools and contracts, it turns the unit on again.
    eFireplaceStore
    on January 15, 2015

    Thomas
    from New Orleans, LA asked:
    January 10, 2015
    Does this model have a blower and thermostat available? If not, is there a recommend unit that does?
    1 Answers
    While this unit does offer thermostatic control, there is no blower available for it. For a unit with an optional blower, you would want the SR18T which is an 18,000 BTU unit.
    Kevin E.
    on January 10, 2015

    Justin
    from Dillon, Colorado asked:
    February 6, 2014
    I have natural gas and live at 9600 feet. Do you have any recommendations for me?
    1 Answers
    Given your high elevation, I do not recommend using a vent free heater. The oxygen depletion systems that are part of the pilot assembly are calibrated near sea level. As such, they are prone to nuisance outages, due to the lower oxygen levels at your elevation. Instead, a direct vent heater would be a better choice, such as the Empire DV215SG Direct Vent Gas Wall Furnace - Natural Gas. I recommend the 15k BTU model, due to the slight efficiency loss and the derating that is necessary for your elevation. While the unit is more costly, it will operate reliably and uses outside air for combustion, rather than affecting indoor air quality.
    Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional
    on February 6, 2014

    Dan
    from USA asked:
    December 8, 2012
    Are vent-free gas heaters really safe? I was thinking about buying the Empire SR10T, but am a little concerned about the venting
    1 Answers
    When installed and used properly, vent free heaters are indeed safe. It is important to follow the installation instructions exactly, especially when it comes to proper gas pressure and clearances from the unit. The unit must also be serviced on a yearly basis to remove any dust or lint that has been pulled into the gas valve or burner assembly. Empire wall heaters, such as this unit, have been in production for quite some time. As such, the technology has evolved to produce some of the cleanest burning and odorless heaters on the market.
    Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional
    on December 10, 2012

    Customer Reviews
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    91% Recommend this product (20 of 22 responses)
    By Elizabeth from VT on April 25, 2017
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Great Product
    Easy to install. Heats up almost 1000 square feet. Easy to operate.
    By Nancy from Sedgwick, ME on April 5, 2017
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    The Right Heater for The Job
    Needed to heat my pottery studio in Maine. The website had good and accurate info. When I called with questions, the person I spoke with was willing and very able to answer them all. He helped me make the right choice. It arrived exactly when they said it would. It's doing a great job. I've been comfortably making pots, even though it's still snowing outside.
    By Roy from Greer, SC on December 28, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Easy controls
    Quick shipping, Easy to install, Heats very well, Used to heat about 600 sq.ft. area. Easy controls.
    By Barbara from Tonawanda on October 28, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Nice Heater
    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!
    Consnone
    By MARK from ROYERSFORD, PA on May 24, 2016
    GREAT HEATER
    HASSLE FREE SHOPPING! QUICK DELIVERY!
    ProsHAD ONE BEFORE AND LASTED 26 YEARS. TAKES THE CHILL OFF FAST.
    ConsNEW MODEL SETTING SWITCH DOES NOT FEEL AS SOLID AS OLD ONE.
    By David from AUGUSTA on February 20, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Purchase two of these outstanding Empire natural gas heaters
    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.
    By Gary from Vestavia Hills, AL on February 2, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    exactly what I was looking for...
    needed a heat source for an add-on basement room and this heater and price fit the bill perfectly.
    By Tom from Reno NV on January 10, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Quality
    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
    ProsQuality
    By Dennis from QUINTON on January 7, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Great Heater
    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.
    ProsThermostat settings, works well, great heater
    Consnone
    By Chuck from Salem, Illinois on December 1, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Great Heater Made In USA
    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!
    By Michele from Wyandotte, MI on November 4, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Empire Infrared Heaters are the BEST
    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.
    By Mark from Carson City, Nevada on October 1, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Wonderful
    Saves propane and battery... performs exactly as I hoped it would. I will be recommending this unit to friends with RVs
    By Steve from Penrose, Colorado on April 5, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    One of many purchased
    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!
    ProsBest reliable performance. Moist, even heat on demand. Quiet.
    ConsNONE
    By Harold Sheffer from Kalkaska, MI on March 12, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    SR-18LP Propane vent free heater
    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.
    By Bt from Waverly, Ohio on January 31, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    None Better
    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...
    By Dave from North Carolina on January 14, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Next day shipment was amazing
    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.
    Pros1. 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...)
    ConsThis 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")
    By Dennie from Virginia on November 13, 2014
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Finally warm
    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!
    ProsMade in USA Warranty Quiet. Heated the room without the noise of a fan
    ConsI didn't buy sooner
    By Steve from Central Michigan on October 30, 2014
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Great Product 20 years no trouble!
    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!
    By John Mayo from Marietta, Ga. on March 4, 2012
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Just what my cold bathroom needed
    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.
    By Ervin from North Carolina on February 26, 2012
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Great Gas Heater
    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.
    ProsEasy to operate. Uses very little gas.
    By LINDA. TOMBSTONE AZ from on March 3, 2011
    Review for
    I AM THRILLED WITH MY NEW EMPIRE SR18 INFRARED HEATER. DOES WHAT ITS SUPPOSED TO DO.
    By Virginia Taylor from Wisconsin on March 25, 2009
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Does the Job Well
    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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