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#47625 01/20/05 03:57 PM
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A customer had asked if I knew of a heater unit that could be placed in a shower area. This is a custom home with a rather large stall shower area. It would have to be ceiling mounted. Does anyone know of such a unit that is designed for this type of application.I am not sure if a heater is permitted in this type of location. Thanks ..ToHo

#47626 01/20/05 06:20 PM
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I have just finished the rough on a large remodel, that used Tile Warmers, in the Master Bathroom. But they have to be installed well in advance of the finish work.

#47627 01/20/05 07:32 PM
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Nutone makes heater/ fan/ light combos.

Would that work?

#47628 01/20/05 07:54 PM
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How about a steam shower unit, I think they can be installed as add-ons.

Dave

#47629 01/20/05 09:10 PM
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ToHo,

I also had this same request a year ago. The only thing I could find was a radiant heat waterproof panel that would mount on the ceiling and drop down about an inch and it was UGLY. It required a seperate remote t-stat and gfi protection. I don't remember the company that made them, but i found it doing a search for bathroom heaters.

#47630 01/21/05 02:07 AM
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Is it in the shower on the dryoff area?

#47631 01/21/05 10:30 AM
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The location of the heater would be in the shower area(wet location).

#47632 01/21/05 11:15 AM
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ToHo, I don't know where your customer is from. But in my shower, if I put the water on while I'm getting undressed. The water is hot enough to warm me. Maybe you should get the plumber to lable the HOT & COLD knobs.

I hope you can enjoy the humor.

But, sorry I personnaly have not been asked of such a heater. The only heaters I've ever installed aside from the central unit was your basic H/V/L types in bathroms. But I'm sure there are tons of different units that I have not seen yet.
Good luck in your search!!!

#47633 01/21/05 12:19 PM
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The problem that the customer explained to me was that when they are not directly under the water in the shower ..they feel cold.The shower enclosure is bigger than a standard shower stall.I can definitly appreciate the humor. You never know what someone is going to ask you to install!!!

#47634 01/21/05 08:22 PM
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I have a 50 gallon water heater which I have set RATHER HIGH. When I take a shower I have to be careful I don't burn myself, but I don't "feel cold".

Dave

BTW This is best done in a small bathroom with the exhaust fan off so the whole room gets warm .

[This message has been edited by Dave55 (edited 01-22-2005).]

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