Model # LJ175P
By Teledyne Laars
Model # LJ175P
This heater is built for dependability and efficiency. At the heart of its efficiency is an ingenious combustion chamber, surrounded by a super-efficient ceramic fiber that works better than any other insulation material.
Laars has some of the most reliable products in the industry. When you buy a Laars pool and spa heater - you buy quality, convenience and a name you can trust.
PVC hook-up. Easily connects to AquaLinkRS digital controls.
The efficiency of the Laars Lite2’s copper heat exchanger and Flo-Thru; baffles allow for efficient heat transfer, lowering your operating costs and extending your swimming season!
Weather resistant jacketing is designed for harsh wind and rain conditions. Vent cap further enhances performance in severe weather conditions.
LD model has self-cleaning, hot surface ignition which provides quick start-up every time and prevents sooting. No burner tray removal required (LD) and igniter easily replaced with one screw.
Ceramic fiber combustion chamber (instead of fire bricks) contribute to a lighter weight and more compact design.
There are over a million Laars heaters installed world-wide. This heater has undergone over a year of rigorous field testing (15,000 cycles and environmental testing done to military standards).
CONVENIENT SEALED CONTROLS
Protects thermostats from corrosion or shorting.
How does the heater stand up with a salt generator.
Hi Arthur, This unit can be used with a saltwater pool, however for longevity I would recommend a unit with a cupro-nickel heat exchanger.
what is the weight of this heater
Hello, The LJ175P Laars Lite2 Heater 175000 BTU LP Elec Ign - CLEARANCE has a shipping weight of about 240 pounds.
Is this heater for natural gas set up?
Hi Jeff, This specific unit uses propane gas, not natural gas. The natural gas unit LJ175N is no longer available.
What are the measurements of this heater? Is it free freight
The measurments for the heater will be, 36.25" tall, 18" Wide. Gas connection port is going to be 13.18 off the ground. This unit at this time does not have free shipping.
Will a gas heater operate at the low speed of a dual speed motor?
Probably not - Most gas heater will shut off at low GPM levels (20-40) to keep the heater cores from overheating - 20 for 200 BTUs, 40 for 400 BTUs. Depending on your pool system you might get these GPM levels at the low speed but generally these heaters must be run at the motor's high speed.