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One-Bulb Heater, 250W BR40 Infrared Bulb, Not Type IC

Model # 161

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Bulb Heaters and Heater Fans Trust Broan Bulb Heater/Fans and Bulb Heaters for energy-saving warmth and instant comfort without ever having to touch your central thermostat. These units deliver superior performance and excellent ventilation in a compact package.
Features & Benefits BULB HEATER FANS (162 and 164)

  • Quiet, highly efficient polymeric blower wheels
  • Polymeric dampers prevent backdrafts and eliminate mechanical noise
  • Polymeric 4" round duct connectors with tapered sleeves simplify ducting
  • Operate fan and heater independently or together
  • Attractive white polymeric grilles
  • Compact steel housings with adjustable mounting brackets with keyhole slots that span up to 24"
  • 250 watt R40 or BR40 size infrared bulbs (not included)
  • Type IC, UL Listed for 60°C wiring (retrofits)
  • 162: One-Bulb Heater/Fan
  • 164: Two-Bulb Heater/ Fan, Two-function control (available separately)
BULB HEATERS - NO FAN (161 and 163)
  • Infrared bulbs deliver energy-saving warmth
  • Get instant comfort in the bathroom without turning up the central thermostat
  • 250 watt R40/BR40 size infrared bulbs (not included)
  • Attractive, white polymeric grilles
  • Compact steel housings
  • Adjustable mounting brackets with keyhole slots span up to 24"
  • 161: One-Bulb Heater, UL Listed for 75°C wiring
  • 163: Two-Bulb Heater, Type IC


  • UL Listed for 75°C wiring (retrofits).
  • Adjustable mounting brackets with keyhole slots that span up to 24".
  • Use 250-watt BR40 size infrared bulbs (not included).
  • Use with Broan Model 69W or 69V two-function control (available separately).
Recommended Room Size (Sq. Ft.) 100
Sones NA
Light Bulb Quantity 1
Recommended Light Bulb Type BR40
Light Bulb Wattage 250
Housing Height 6"
Housing Length 8-3/8"
Housing Width 8-1/8"
Grille Length 10-1/4"
Grille Width 10-1/4"
Rated Amps 2.1
Watts 9
Warranty 1 year limited
Lighting Type Infrared
Light Bulbs Included No
Nightlight No
Minimum Construction Space Required 2" x 8"
Motor Engineered for Continuous Operation No
Voltage 120
UL Listed No

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Most manufacturer's limited warranties leave customers with no protection against the rising cost of repairs.

Even the best products can malfunction and the most minor repairs can cost hundreds.

About NSI Protection Plus Administered by Warrantech and insured by AmTrust Financial, NSI Protection Plus is the largest service network in the industry with 30 years of building the network and over 22 million in paid claims.

The most comprehensive repair plans in the business!

  • Day one coverage on special features
  • Removal and reinstallation coverage
  • $25 Laundry credit (Washers and Dryers)
  • 5 year appliance contracts include 10 year major component coverage
  • $250 Food credit (per incident, eligible products)
  • The only true "No Lemon Guarantee" in the business
  • No "CAP" on repairs or replacement, unlimited repairs.

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