The Fire Sense 02117 emits no UV rays and operates silently. It operates at 90% heating efficiency and produces 100% of its heat within seconds. This means there is no wasteful heating of the air. A 9 foot blanket of heat is created that isn't affected by the wind and the lamp lasts for about 5000 hours.
Included with the 02117 patio heater is a protective aluminum cover shield and the heater is made of a durable, weatherproof lightweight aluminum extruded body. This heater is so safe that it has no harmful emissions or toxic residuals and can be used indoors as well as outdoors. A PVC cover is included as well as a telescopic adjustable pole. It is CSA approved.