As of 2014, the brand that makes the best infrared heater is Honeywell, according to ConsumerSearch.com. Best Buy users give the Honeywell HZ-980 model 4.3 out of 5 stars, while Overstock and Amazon give it 4.6 and 3 stars, respectively.
The Honeywell HZ-980 heater has useful features, such as digital controls and readouts, a remote control and timer and an energy usage indicator for users to monitor their consumption. ConsumerSearch.com lists the pros of the heater as its efficiency, digital simplicity and excellent noise levels. It also comes equipped with expert safety features, including a four-way tip over sensor and overheat protection. The cons are its price and unassuming appearance in a black plastic case.