Dec 06

Heaters Don’t Need To Be Ugly

Heaters don’t get the appreciation for being good at design. We tend to try to hide heaters, as they serve a great purpose but rarely do they fit within the style of your home. Quite honestly they are eye sores in any home. We would like to think that heaters can fit within your home’s design.

The Onyx Glass Panel heater is a sleek minimal heater that can blend nicely within your living room, or common rooms. It’s minimal design let’s the heater sit within your contemporary decor.

Onyx Glass Panel

The new LPC heaters have reinvented the traditional baseboard. They are smaller, faster and smarter not only that but they look fantastic. Being smaller goes a long way in design, the compact sized heater blends in nicely with any home. The design is subtle, simple and well thought out.

Linear Proportional Convector

With the new design of heaters, you don’t have to be afraid of hiding your source of heat. You can feel confident that adding heat to your home won’t distract from your decor.

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Comments (14)

  • Brian on December 9th, 2011 at 8:43pm

    They look good… install easily… but are about 10 times noisier than standard baseboards. Returning them to Home Depot asap!

    • chad on December 13th, 2011 at 3:06pm

      Hey Brian,

      If you would like to fill out the customer service form to get answers about the noise. A technical representative will contact you once you make the initial request.

      Thank you

  • deb on December 21st, 2011 at 7:03pm

    Just installed a linear convector LC series in our bathroom and after the heat was on for a while the wall is hot to touch up to 12 inches up the wall, is this normal ? Very worried about how hot the wall is getting. Have never had this happen with our other baseboard heaters.

    • chad on December 21st, 2011 at 8:08pm

      Hello Deb,

      The LC Series is a high performance heater, venting heated air up to 40% faster than conventional baseboards via its top air discharge.  As a byproduct of this higher performance, the unit is discharging air considerably hotter.  However, the discharge temperature is still within CSA & UL temperature limits.  It is completely safe, as long as you follow Installation and Operating Instructions for the unit.

  • Larysa Kuhta on December 23rd, 2011 at 2:52am

    Hello Chad,
    We already have bought 2 small linear convectors of LC series for our bathrooms and placed an order in Home Depot for 6 more powerful ones for the rest of the house. To our great disappointment after one week of waiting, Home Depot canceled our order due to the discontinuation of these heaters.
    I am really surprised how this could be possible. Your company created a great product. Why would the company discontinue the production of something that brings the profit? What is the new product that would replace these heaters?
    Larysa Kuhta

    • chad on December 23rd, 2011 at 1:52pm

      Hey Larysa,

      There must have been an error made somewhere. The LC Series heaters is an active sku at Home Depot, both in store, and on their website. The line has proven to be extremely popular and demand has well outstripped our expectations.

      Perhaps you might want to try another Home Depot location,or alternatively order the product online?

      Hope this helps

  • beth buchanan on January 3rd, 2012 at 8:48pm

    we have several lc series baseboard heaters in our new home. my concern is the heat.
    too hot to touch the wall, window trim and heater itself, know this is what it should do, but i am concerned about small little hands getting hurt, do you make some kind of deflector that can go over the heaters.

    thank you

    • chad on January 5th, 2012 at 9:48pm

      Hey Beth,

      Unfortunately we do not offer heat deflectors, as they would undermine the performance of the LCs.

  • Evan on January 30th, 2012 at 5:39am

    The Onyx heater looks great! Does it work with any external, programmable thermostats? I’d love it, but want to have it connected to a 7 day thermostat.

    • chad on January 30th, 2012 at 2:05pm

      Hello Evan,

      The Onyx is provided with an onboard electronic thermostat, and designed as a self-contained heating unit. We do not recommend its use with an wall mounted thermostat.

  • Greg on September 23rd, 2012 at 7:12pm

    Hi. Just have a question regarding the built in thermostat in the LPC series heater that my local dealer could not answer.
    I would like to install a 1500 watt heater in the front part of my shop (insulated) which is approx 150 square feet. I am considering this unit as it has the built in thermostat. I have to install the unit (only place I don’t have cabinets) on a wall that is 15 feet from the other end of the room, and wondering if the thermostat will register the entire room or just in the vicinity of the heater itself….In other words, should I consider mounting a thermostat somewhere in the middle of the room to que the heater. The room in 15 X 10, and for the most part the heater will be used to keep things from freezing during the winter and will only turn it up when I spend longer times in the front part of my shop.
    Thanks in advance for any advice you can offer.

    • chad on September 28th, 2012 at 12:19pm

      Hello Greg,

      Yes, the LPC thermostat is on the baseboard itself, however as the air circulates via convection it will keep the entire room to temperature assuming there isn’t a particularly drafty area. To confirm what your optimum wattage should be, please utilize our Heat Loss Calculator available on our website.

  • tony c on January 1st, 2013 at 6:26am

    Hi i just bought 3 of your lc heaters and have an install question .i notice the heater has 2 black wires, does it matter which i hook up to which 240v wire? Thanks for your help.


    • Karyn on January 3rd, 2013 at 4:39pm

      Hi Tony, either black wire can be used for L1 or L2 when installing the product. Thanks

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