The Holmes HFH436 is part of the space heater
test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, space heater
models like the HFH436 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Output is based on the manufacturer's stated wattage rating which was verified during testing.
The effectiveness of a heater to heat a standard-sized room, such as a family room, in 15 minutes.
The effectiveness of a heater to directly heat an individual sitting in a room in 15 minutes.
About This Brand
The parent company of Holmes, Jarden, also owns Sunbeam, Patton, Coleman, and Bionaire, giving it about 40 percent of the U.S. space-heater market. Jarden manufactures convection and radiant products, and its main types are quartz and ceramic. The products are widely available at Walmart, Target, Home Depot, and regional appliance dealers. Prices range from $20 to $70.
Features & Specs - Holmes HFH436
Weight (lbs.) Weight of the heater, to the nearest pound.
Tip-over safety switch Tip-over switch indicates that a model is equipped with this safety feature, which shuts down the heater when it is knocked over.
Tip-over safety switch
Fan Indicates that the heater has a fan for faster distribution of the heat generated. On some models, the fan can operate without heat for cooling.
Remote control A remote control for multimedia.
Oscillating Indicates the heater swivels from side to side for broader heat distribution.
Warranty The length of time in years the heater is covered by its manufacturer for defects or repairs.