SUNGLO A242 Natural Gas Portable Heater

Sunglo

Regular price $1,691.00

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Sunglo Heater A242 is ideal for the patio requiring flexibility. These heaters have a free standing base for portability. Optional hose with quick connect coupling allows the heater to be quickly set up and operated.

The Sunglo™ model A242 free-standing heater is ideal for open patio designs. This model offers the flexibility to move or remove the heaters as needed. Optional tie-down kit is available to secure heaters to patio deck as required. When used with optional hose kit make sure that hose pathway does not present a trip hazard. Heat coverage varies depending on the wind exposure on patio. The average spacing between these heaters is 12 feet apart.

This heater utilizes a manually operated control system requiring no electrical power. The pilot/safety system provides both convenience and safety.

This heater offers a large deep disk aluminum reflector for maximum comfort, a primary aerated burner for minimal noise, and 100% safety shutoff.
The post is available in a variety of colors including black, green and bronze powder coat finishes or 304 stainless steel.

Model A242 features: 

  • Black or Stainless steel finish
  • 100% Safety Shutoff Control
  • 50,000 BTU/Hour
  • Constant Pilot
  • Automatic Pilot Ignition
  • Turn Heater ON/OFF with a Switch
  • Heavy Duty Corrosion Resistant Construction
  • Black Powder Coated 3" Diameter Post
  • 34 1/2" One Piece Aluminum Reflector
  • Wind Rating: 10 MPH Horizontal
  • CSA Certified
  • Made in the USA

Sunglo Heater A242 Technical Sheet

Sunglo Heater Instruction

Patio Heaters for All Occasions

Don't let the sun going down or an unexpected weather change negatively affect your outdoor dining and event. With a Sunglo outdoor heater you can comfortably and efficiently warm your outdoor dining and entertaining areas. Sunglo outdoor patio heaters are produced by Infrared Dynamics, one of the most recognized leaders in the outdoor comfort heating business. 

For over 30 years Sunglo products have developed quality and feature customers have come to expect. Sunglo heaters work utilizing radiant heat to warm people and objects without having to heat the surrounding air. Radiant heat quietly provides outdoor warmth by utilizing a deep dish reflector on the patio heater, to send heat over a large area so all can enjoy it. Sunglo's patio heaters are specially designed to stay lit even in a light breeze. Through the use of infrared heat, the air temperature does not need to build up before you feel the warmth of the emerging Sunglo patio heater. Infrared heat passes through the air heating people and all solid objects.

Heater Installation:

Sunglo Heaters are intended to be installed by qualified personnel specifically trained and experienced in the installation of this type of heater and related system components. Some states or provinces require installation and service personnel to be licensed. If you state or province is such, be sure your contractor bears the appropriate license. Persons not qualified shall not attempt to install or repair this heater.

For Outdoor Use Only:

Sunglo heaters are designed for outside use only. They are not for use in residential dwelling or other confined areas. Semi-enclosed patio are permissible provided they have adequate permanent openings around the patio periphery and meet the requirements for outdoors as defined in the installation instructions.

Clearance from Combustible Materials:

Sunglo heaters all require a minimum distance from walls and ceilings. This is an important consideration before you purchase.  Refer to instructions for details

Ventilation:

Sunpak Heaters require adequate combustion air and ventilation to operate safely and efficiently. This requires openings above and below the level of the heater. Refer to the heater instructions for more detail.

Gas Pressure:

Sunglo Heaters require a minimum inlet pressure of 6″ water column for natural gas and 11″ water column for propane gas. Gas pressure should never exceed 1/2 PSI or 14″ water column. For gas pressures exceeding 1/2 PSI a high-pressure regulator is required before the gas enters the heater.
    Pipe Sizing:

    The inlet pipe size to the heater is 1/2 inch.  Larger pipe sizes maybe required depending on the distance from the gas meter and the total load capacity required for other gas appliances on the gas line.  Details regarding pipe sizing can be found in the Uniform Plumbing Code.

    Agency Certification:

    Sunglo heaters are design certified by the CSA under the ANSI Z83.19 standard

    Heater Gas Conversion:

    The factory does not support converting heaters to different gases. Each heater has been setup and tested for a specific gas type.  Please make sure you select the correct gas type, Natural or Propane gas, before making your purchase.

    Clearance around the heater must be maintained: