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Are infrared heaters ENERGY STAR rated?

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Infrared heaters are not rated by ENERGY STAR. As of 2015, the ENERGY STAR website indicates that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) does not award ENERGY STAR ratings to space heaters of any kind.

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While the EPA has evaluated space heater products, the ENERGY STAR website indicates that it has no plans to award ENERGY STAR ratings to infrared heaters or any other type of space heater in the future. Infrared heaters are generally no more efficient than other types of space heaters, according to About.com, which claims that most infrared heaters do not reduce the overall cost of heating for most users.

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