SunFire | FAQ’s
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.
We have a bumper to bumper warranty on all parts to operate in normal working conditions for one year. Contact a local dealer for support.
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.
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.
No. The SunFire 150 has been manufactured for optimum efficiency and performance using Diesel or #2 fuel.
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 on high and 19 hours on low from a full tank.