Best Infrared Space Heater for the Colder Weather

As the weather turns colder, most of us want to turn closer to our space heaters. An infrared space heater is particularly effective at warming a space. How does it differ from regular space heaters? Well, while other space heaters are working very hard to warm the surrounding air, an infrared space heater uses advanced technology and heat transfer to heat the objects in the room, which in turn heats the room more effectively and efficiently, and without drying out the air. But you’ll want to find the infrared space heater that works best for you. Here is a review of some of the best infrared space heaters on the market today.

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Dual Heating Systems
Dr Infrared Space Heater
Dr Infrared Space Heater

An infrared space heater with an advanced dual heating system that boasts a heat transfer and delivery of 60% more heat than other 1500-watt heaters. Uses a state-of-the-art 7” blower that generates higher pressure and moves larger air volume at a low speed and noise level.

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Ivation Portable Electric Space Heater
Ivation Portable Electric Space Heater

With its portability and sleek design, including an easy-to-read-and-use LCD control panel, the Ivation is as attractive as it is powerful. Six quartz elements radiate heat. You can efficiently maintain the room temperature and use a timer and/or preset heat programs (low, high, eco) to do so.

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Washable lifetime filter
LifeSmart 6 Element Quartz
LifeSmart 6 Element Quartz

An infrared space heater with six superior wrapped infrared elements to deliver efficient and even heat to large spaces up to 1400 cubic feet. A stylish wood cabinet can be easily wheeled on casters from room to room. Choose from three heat settings (eco) or use a 12-hour timer, with digital controls.

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Our Top 3 Best Infrared Space Heater

1. Dr Infrared Heater

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This 1500-watt portable space heater is an auto energy saving model (high and low, ranging 50-86 degrees Fahrenheit) that can heat up a large room, up to 1000 square feet. Dual heating systems in the Dr Infrared Space Heater feature an infrared quartz tube + PTC. Using a high-efficiency blower maximizes heat transfer and allows this heater to deliver 60% more heat than other space heaters of similar wattage.

The Dr Infrared Space Heater’s high pressure, low noise blower also keeps operating noise levels super quiet, at just 39 dB maximum. To enhance safety with use, the Dr Infrared has tipover and overheat protection, as well as a 12-hour automatic shut-off timer. For even greater convenience, the Dr Infrared Space Heater comes with an IR remote control.

Dual Heating Systems
Dr Infrared Space Heater
Dr Infrared Space Heater

An infrared space heater with an advanced dual heating system that boasts a heat transfer and delivery of 60% more heat than other 1500-watt heaters. Uses a state-of-the-art 7” blower that generates higher pressure and moves larger air volume at a low speed and noise level.

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2. Ivation Portable Electric Space Heater

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This compact infrared space heater utilizes six powerful eco-friendly infrared quartz elements to radiate heat throughout any indoor space. The Ivation easily allows you to maintain room temperature efficiently, with less power. A built-in LCD control panel is user-friendly, as the digital interface displays set and ambient temperatures in either Fahrenheit or Celsius. You can also choose to set the timer and choose the mode of heat with either the control panel or a remote control.

This Ivation infrared space heater comes with preset heat programs from which you can select low, high, or eco-heat (68 degrees Fahrenheit) modes. Safety is vital with any heating mechanism, and the Ivation’s safety features include a child lock, tip-over and overheat shutoffs, and a cleanable air filter. Not only that, but the Ivation looks as well as it functions, with a dark wood cabinet, smooth rolling casters, and its illuminated digital display.

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Ivation Portable Electric Space Heater
Ivation Portable Electric Space Heater

With its portability and sleek design, including an easy-to-read-and-use LCD control panel, the Ivation is as attractive as it is powerful. Six quartz elements radiate heat. You can efficiently maintain the room temperature and use a timer and/or preset heat programs (low, high, eco) to do so.

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3. LifeSmart Infrared Space Heater

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This 1500-watt, six-element quartz infrared space heater excels at heating large spaces. The space heater itself is not bulky, measuring in at 13” x 16.25” x 17.5”, but it packs a big punch with 5100 BTUs to heat a space up to 1400 cubic feet. Perhaps best of all is the LifeSmart space heater’s ability to produce this infrared heat quietly and efficiently. The unit looks well with a stylish wood exterior and digital display.

This infrared heater utilizes six superior wrapped infrared elements to provide faster heat into the space and a more even heat output. You can operate the LifeSmart via a large remote control and raised buttons to get the temperature you want, with three heat settings including eco mode and a 12-hour timer. To keep the infrared space heater working well, it comes with a washable lifetime filter. Easy glide casters facilitate portability.

Washable lifetime filter
LifeSmart 6 Element Quartz
LifeSmart 6 Element Quartz

An infrared space heater with six superior wrapped infrared elements to deliver efficient and even heat to large spaces up to 1400 cubic feet. A stylish wood cabinet can be easily wheeled on casters from room to room. Choose from three heat settings (eco) or use a 12-hour timer, with digital controls.

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Budget Infrared Space Heater

Homegear Infrared Electric Portable Space Heater

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Combining mica and quartz infrared heating tubes in a dual heating system, the Homegear infrared space heater can quickly and efficiently heat up a mid-size to large room (around 1500 square feet). An easy-to-monitor LED display accompanies a quiet, effective blower fan to circulate heat evenly around the room.

This space heater comes in black and can fit into most small spaces, measuring just 12” x 13” x 17” and weighing 11.5 pounds. The cable is nearly 6’ long, and you can operate with a remote control if you are too comfortable farther away.

LED display for easy monitoring
Infrared Electric Portable Space Heater
Infrared Electric Portable Space Heater

The Ivation easily allows you to maintain room temperature efficiently, with less power.

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Heat Storm Deluxe Mounted Space Infrared Wall Heater

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This smaller infrared space heater unit uses 1000 watts of power, 3100 BTUs to heat up to 500 square feet. It’s designed for smaller spaces in every way, including its wall mount feature to save precious floor space. Its compact footprint (or wallprint) requires less than 2 square feet of wall space. The infrared space heater plugs into a normal outlet. The unit itself stays cool to the touch, an important safety feature since the heater is mounted onto the wall.

A built-in thermostat with large LED display allows for efficient temperature regulation. The Heat Storm comes with a remote control and incorporates anti-trip technology for electrical breakers.

Safe to the touch grill
Heat Storm Deluxe Mounted Space Infrared Wall Heater
Heat Storm Deluxe Mounted Space Infrared Wall Heater

Uses less than 2 square feet of wall space and plugs into a normal 110v outlet. When installed over the outlet, you can hide the cord inside the heater. This unit stays cool to the touch and the wall stays cool

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If you’re looking to stay warm this winter, consider an infrared space heater as an effective and transportable way to keep cozy without sacrificing efficiency.