How many BTU heater do I need for a 24×24 garage?

There is a basic rule of thumb for forced-air heaters, which is to heat a two- to 2-1/2 car garage and a three-car garage with 60,000 Btu.

How many Btus do I need to heat a 2.5 car garage?

To heat an average two car garage, you’ll need a garage heater that is capable of heating roughly 6,000 – 9,000 cubic feet of air. We recommend getting a 30,000 – 50,000 BTU garage heater to get your two car garage to a comfortable temperature.

Is 1500 watts enough to heat a garage?

Garage Size A good rule to follow for choosing an adequate garage heater is for every 10 watts of output, you can heat 1 square foot of space. For instance, a 150-square-foot garage or shop will be fully heated by a 1,500-watt electric garage heater. Also, keep in mind the amount of actual space you use.

What size heater do I need for a 2.5 car garage?

1-car garage: 180 to 288 square feet. 2-car to 2.5-car garage: 440 to 600 square feet. 3-car to 3.5-car garage: 650 to 770 square feet.

Are electric space heaters safe in garage?

Electric Heater Benefits Along with a car, truck or other gas-powered vehicles, people also store gas, oil and other flammables in a garage. Because there are no open flames or exhaust fumes with electric heaters, they’re safer to use around gas vehicles and lawn tools.

Are electric garage heaters expensive to run?

Cons: Electricity is generally more expensive than gas in most all of North America. If we compare the cost of heating a typical two-car garage, the electric heater can cost as much as 20% more to operate than a vented forced air gas heater and 40% more than a vent-free infrared gas heater.

What is the most efficient garage heater?

KING heaters are the most energy-efficient electric garage heaters. Given how powerful they are – the 15,000 W model draws up to 63 Amps – the eco-friendly energy-saving device is exactly what you need.