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The FSA "CAYENNE" series offers low profile unit heaters. They are available in four sizes and have a pretty good warranty.
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This brand is a part of MESTEK INC. The BRT models feature a durable tubular heat exchanger and inshot burners but the warranty is not as good as some of the other brands.
These heaters are made by ADAMS MANUFACTURING. The UNI-PAK models are low profile units with durable tubular heat exchangers. They can be vented either through the sidewall or through the roof and they have a an average warranty.
This brand is from the ENERCO GROUP INC. and the units are available in two sizes. The HSU models are low profile units so that they do not hang down too low from the ceiling. They are backed by a good warranty.
This brand is from MODINE and offers six sizes of units to meet just about any need of a garage/shop. They are low profile units and even offer a sealed combustion model for greater efficiency. The warranty is not as good as some of the other brands.
The LF 24 series units are available in four sizes. They are low profile units and can be vented through the sidewall instead of the roof. They have a durable tubular heat exchanger and a very good warranty but are only available and installed by factory authorized dealers.
This brand is from the ENERCO GROUP INC. The Big Maxx line offers low profile units in two sizes. They have a durable tubular heat exchanger and are backed by a good warranty. The units can be purchased at many home improvement stores as well as online from the manufacturer through Amazon.
This brand is from NORTEK and is backed by a very good warranty. The V3 series is available as either standard or sealed combustion units. The control offers fan only operation which allows you to run the fan and circulate air in the garage without burning gas. They have a titanium stabilized heat exchanger for durability and offer an optional stainless steel heat heat exchanger and a two stage gas valve for added comfort.
This brand is from MESTEK INC. The NEXUS model is a low profile heater with a tubular heat exchanger and a stainless steel burner box for added durability. They feature state of the art modulating technology for added efficiency but the warranty on the brand is not as good as some of the other brands.