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    Empire SR18 Infrared Vent-Free Gas Heater with Manual Controls - Natural Gas - SR-18NAT

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    List Price: $459.99
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    • Efficiently generates 18,000 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 18" W x 6 1/2" D
    • Minimum Clearances:
      • 36" from top
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    Product Details
    Manufacturer: Empire
    Part Number: SR18NAT
    eFireplaceStore Item Number: CUI-SR18NAT
    UPC: 720968361813

    Features

    • Efficiently generates 18,000 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 18" W x 6 1/2" D
    • Minimum Clearances:
      • 36" 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).

    Empire designed a convenient, consistent, and efficient solution to all your home heating dilemmas. Propane models of these gas heaters are also available to provide clean, consistent heat that efficiently generates18,000 BTUs of heat that runs entirely without electricity. This model measures at 22" H x 18" W x 6 1/2" D, requires no extra venting, and can be mounted on the wall or can sit on the floor (minimum clearances at 36" from top, 6" from each side, 2" from floor when wall-mounted, and 2" from floor when floor-mounted). Perhaps best for your family, the controls are user-friendly and the model comes with three manually controlled heat settings, as well as automatic shut-off and oxygen depletion sensors. Older homes, drafty buildings, or structures that just don't get enough heat can benefit from this high-quality gas heater that comes with a 5-year limited warranty and 5-year labor warranty.
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    Customer Questions & Answers
    9 Questions & 9 Answers
    Peggy
    from NJ asked:
    November 27, 2016
    What size room will this heater heat?
    1 Answers
    This heater will heat about 500 square feet.
    Brennan W.
    on November 28, 2016

    Alicia
    from OK asked:
    January 24, 2016
    Does this Empire gas heater have a blower?
    1 Answers
    While this heater does not come with a blower, one is available for it at the link below: Empire SRB-18 Blower - For SR18 Infrared Gas Heaters
    Brennan W.
    on January 25, 2016

    Arturo
    from Clint, TX asked:
    January 12, 2016
    Can I convert this Empire SR18 infrared vent-free gas heater with manual controls to use propane?
    1 Answers
    This vent free heater may only be used with the gas type it is designed for use with and cannot be converted. This is the case with most all vent free appliances.
    Will M.
    on January 12, 2016

    Larry
    from Katy, TX asked:
    September 5, 2014
    We need to replace a wall heater for my wife's 85+ year old mother. Is the three speed manual control knob on the SR-18 hard to turn?
    1 Answers
    The knob will have fairly positive engagement in each position, but it is fairly easy to turn through each position.
    eFireplaceStore
    on September 5, 2014

    Brad
    from Harrisonburg asked:
    August 17, 2014
    What pressure of gas supply is needed for this unit?
    1 Answers
    This unit requires input pressure between 10 and 13 inches of water column. More often than not, proper pressure can be achieved by tying into the existing line, but the volume of gas is insufficient when both appliances are burning. I recommend having a licensed plumber verify if the supply line is large enough. Both length of the line and diameter play parts in proper appliance operation.
    eFireplaceStore
    on August 18, 2014

    James
    from NY asked:
    January 8, 2014
    What volume of propane would be used per hour with this unit running at the highest setting?
    1 Answers
    Based on the average BTU input of a gallon of propane, this product will use approximately 1/5 of a gallon per hour of operation.
    Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional
    on January 8, 2014

    Baker
    from Maine asked:
    September 16, 2013
    Does this heater (SR-18NAT) come with a blower?
    1 Answers
    The Empire gas heater does not come with a blower. There is a blower that you can purchase as an accessory. See item # CUI-SRB18, it is The Empire SRB-18 Blower - For SR18 Infrared Gas Heaters.
    Emily
    on September 16, 2013

    Domenic
    from Douglas, MA asked:
    June 23, 2013
    Does this heater need a professional to hook up gas line from my existing gas water heater?
    1 Answers
    It is highly recommended to contract a licensed professional plumber to make the change, as they will have the proper tools to check for leaks and to adjust gas pressure if necessary.
    Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional
    on June 24, 2013

    Jewell Peoples
    from Birmingham, AL asked:
    October 30, 2012
    Where can I find a thermal coupling for a SR18 Space heater?
    1 Answers
    This replacement part (# R6310) can be special ordered for you through our company.
    Kevin E. - Fireplace Specialist
    on October 30, 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
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    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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