SunFire | FAQ’s
Use the form found on this site to find your closest Dealer or call 1-855-251-1649.
The SunFire radiant heater is 99.9% efficient. All of the fuel is converted to heat you and your tools, not all of the air around them, so you use less fuel. In addition, the SunFire is quiet and essentially odorless, much different than the cheap propane heaters you may know of.
Yes, but it does require a pure sine wave current inverter with a minimum capacity of 800 Watts. This type of inverter is common in many construction and trade vehicles.
Yes, unlike many of the competitive units, the SunFire is optimized to run best on diesel fuel versus kerosene. Quick starting even in very cold conditions and without smoke or smell in operation.
Yes, there is easy access to a thermostat input (bullet connector) that can be found just under the burner and can be accessed without removing the burner cover.
Yes, assuming the generator is in good working order, there is no problem. This is a common application.
The SunFire warrants all parts to operate in normal working conditions for one year, no questions asked. Return your failed part to your closest Dealer and they will give you a new part in exchange. Some competitive manufacturers only warrant against material defect, SunFire is a full, parts only, one year warranty.
Call 1-855-251-1649 to or use the form on this site to locate your closest Dealer. In most cases, you will need to drop off the unit and pick it up when service is complete.
It’s the Badger work ethic and dedication to quality; the same qualities are put into building your SunFire radiant heater.
Yes, if you are reasonably handy with tools you should be able to handle any needed repairs yourself.
Yes, we have experience starting the heater from a cold start as low as -20 degrees F. In some cases, you may want to consider the use of a diesel fuel additive designed for cold start optimization.
Parts are stocked at your local Dealer. Call 1-855-251-1649 to locate the Dealer responsible for your location. Remember, the SunFire is manufactured in the USA, so the parts warehouse is also easily accessible for the Dealer if needed.
Yes, there is a simple air shutter kit that be installed in the field for heater use at altitude. The heater has been field tested at over 10,000 ft. of altitude. Contact your Dealer for your specific application.
In some cases yes. Contact your Authorized Dealer for your specific application.
No, each heater is fully assembled and tested at the factory before shipment to your SunFire Dealer.
You can expect a normal run time of over 17 hours from a full tank.
No, the advanced fuel pump on the SunFire will allow you to easily start the heater without the need for messy priming.
Featured Industry Applications
SunFire radiant heaters warming the guests of an outdoor October wedding reception in Wisconsin. The heaters provided great warmth and were quiet and odorless, keeping the guests very comfortable throughout the chilly fall night. Even the ever popular local band “Who Shot Sally” used a heater so they could comfortably play through the night.
We have a large drafty fabrication space where we manufacture our steel storage tanks. The Minnesota winters can be very cold and windy. Last winter we replaced our old propane space heaters with the SunFire radiant heaters. My guys loved them! Quiet, without the odor of the propane heaters and kept the work space very comfortable. We are looking forward to using them again this season.
The SunFire Model 150 in a car wash bay in Leadville, Colorado at 10,200 ft. of elevation.