Model # 157

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Broan 1,250-Watt Surface-Mount Fan-Forced Ceiling Heater
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Broan

1,250-Watt Surface-Mount Fan-Forced Ceiling Heater

  • Ceiling heater has a low profile, occupies minimal space
  • Lubricated motor for years of maintenance-free operation
  • Backed by a 1-year limited manufacturer warranty
$6675 /each
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Product Overview

The 1250-Watt Surface-Mount Fan-Forced Ceiling Heater from Broan features an enclosed, sheathed element and a built-in fan to help evenly disperse heat. Ideal for a mudroom, bathroom, den, office or other cold areas of the house, this ceiling fan offers a lubricated motor for years of maintenance-free operation. The low-profile design mounts to a standard 3-1/2 in. or 4 in. round electrical box or a 4 in. octagon ceiling box.

  • Enclosed, sheathed element produces 1250-Watt of heat at 120-Volt power to disperse warmth evenly
  • Automatic overheat protection helps prevent damage
  • Durable aluminum construction offers lasting performance
  • Built-in fan helps distribute heat uniformly
  • Low-profile design mounts easily to a standard 3-1/2 in. or 4 in. round electrical box or 4 in. octagon ceiling box
  • Satin aluminum finish complements any interior decor
  • Meets UL Listing safety standards
  • Suitable for indoor use only
  • Measures 11 in. Dia. x 2.8 in. H

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
11
Product Height (in.)
2.8
Product Width (in.)
11

Details

ACLI Safety Plug
No
Accessories Included
No
Amperage (amps)
10.7
Anti-freeze setting
No
Automatic shutoff
Yes
Color
Satin Aluminum
Color Family
Metallics
Features
Heater
Heater Controls
Dial
Heater Type
Unvented
Heating Product Type
Electric Ceiling Heater
Heating Technology Type
Radiant
Indoor/Outdoor
Indoor
Installation
Surface mounted
Number of Heat Settings
1 Heat
Oscillation
No
Power/Fuel Type
Electric
Product Weight (lb.)
2.19lb
Remote Control
No
Returnable
90-Day
Thermostat
No
Timer Included
No
Voltage (volts)
120
Wattage (watts)
1250

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed,ANSI Certified
Manufacturer Warranty
1 Year - Limited

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Customer Questions & Answers

Is this heater suitable for a bathroom? It probably will get wet.

Asked by: Anonymous
yes
Answered by: hercules
Date published: 2017-03-28

Can this be mounted in a drop ceiling?

Asked by: Kurt
It needs to be secured to a junction box in the ceiling. Doubt a drop ceiling would work.
Answered by: William
Date published: 2016-02-11

Can this heater be wall mounted vs ceiling mounted?

Asked by: sailjet
Made for ceiling mount only
Answered by: PAR
Date published: 2017-01-15

Can this be used outdoors? Is it plug-in, or requires installation?

Asked by: Dn
Maybe more than one on a closed in porch. I put mine on a push button timer that is tied into the electrical on its own 20 amp breaker.
Answered by: Mary
Date published: 2016-12-20
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Customer Reviews

1,250-Watt Surface-Mount Fan-Forced Ceiling Heater is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 80.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from This product does not measure up to Broan's reputation. I had ,1 possibly, a model 154 ( it had wire heating element) that lasted over 20 years. Another identical one that lasted about 10 years. Then I purchased 1 that lasted 10 minutes and another one that was a replacement that lasted another 10 minutes. While reading troubleshooting guide I see that it is designed to run for 15-20 minutes and then the thermal couple shuts it off and cannot be rest. The first 2 would shut off but restart when it cooled off. Very poor design. Thermal couples a should be designed to have the capability to restart. Unfortunately, I have not found another surface mount available or I would purchase it.
Date published: 2017-02-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Would not reccommend this product! Over the last 30 years I have had 2 Broan heaters both lasting about 15 years each. I replaced the last one with a 157 that lasted about 15 minutes, the next one lasted about an hour, the third one just quit after being on only twice..
Date published: 2017-02-12
Rated 1 out of 5 by from When the product is first turned on, it takes over a minute for the coils to start heating up. I... When the product is first turned on, it takes over a minute for the coils to start heating up. In the meantime, the fan is blowing out cold air. Also, the automatic overheating turnoff function does not work. It keeps going on and on instead of turning off at a certain temperature and then coming back on when it gets down to a certain temperature. Very disappointing. Does not perform to what I had expected.
Date published: 2017-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very easy to install as I was replacing an older model. Works way better than old one as new one ... Very easy to install as I was replacing an older model. Works way better than old one as new one has a superior heating element. This is used as supplement heat in bathroom. Have been using this one about 3 weeks. Have no complaints. Could not find in 4 stores in area, Home Depot employee suggested I go the internet route. It worked and was shipped promptly and arrived before scheduled date.
Date published: 2017-01-31
Rated 2 out of 5 by from The heater worked well for couple off weeks. Now the heating element does not immediately come on... The heater worked well for couple off weeks. Now the heating element does not immediately come on and takes several minutes before heating up. After the heating element comes on the fan rattles so loudly that I turn it off fearing something is wrong. Now have to get the installer to come back out. Have had the heater for about a month.
Date published: 2017-02-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Price Around Bought this to replace our original that burned out in our basement. Its not as big and doesn't put out as much heat but it still does pretty good for taking the chill off. There is a lack of different sizes and heat output. For this model Home Depot has the best prices in America.
Date published: 2017-03-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fan does the job. Because I needed a cheap and easy way to heat my bathrooms, I installed these. Very practical. Provides sufficient heat. Not instant heat but radiant heat does the job required. Installation is easier with two persons, but I was able to do it myself. Just took more time.
Date published: 2017-03-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid heating rod rather than a coil design on my prior heater. Takes slightly longer to get to ... Solid heating rod rather than a coil design on my prior heater. Takes slightly longer to get to maximum heat but once there I feel it puts out more heat than the old product. Easy replacement. Great replacement item for our bathroom. Would recommend it.
Date published: 2017-03-07
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