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    Comfort Zone CZ499R Space Heater
    CZ499R
    This Comfort Zone CZ499R is rated at 1500 watts and weighs 6.4 pounds. It comes with a fan ,timer and remote control.
    Description
    This Comfort Zone CZ499R is rated at 1500 watts and weighs 6.4 pounds. It comes with a fan ,timer and remote control.

    Ratings Scorecard

    Test Results

    Room heating

    Room heating

    The effectiveness of a heater to heat a standard-sized room, such as a family room, in 15 minutes.

     /  5
    Spot heating

    Spot heating

    The effectiveness of a heater to directly heat an individual sitting in a room in 15 minutes.

     /  5
    Hot surface

    Hot surface

    The risk of burn from touching the heat-exhaust outlet. The score is a combination of maximum temperature at the hottest portion of the outlet, the size of the hot area, and the hot area’s accessibility. Models with a Very Good or Excellent are cool enough to safely touch. Heaters rated Fair or Poor can be hot enough to cause a burn when operating at their hottest setting.

     /  5
    Fire safety

    Fire safety

    The potential for ignition of flammable material such as drapes or clothing. Heaters rated Poor can cause ignition to cotton material when operated at their hottest setting.

     /  5
    Ease of use

    Ease of use

    Indicates how easy the heater’s controls are to operate and how easy the heater is to move and carry.

     /  5
    Noise

    Noise

    The relative loudness of the heater operating on its highest setting.

     /  5

    About

    The Comfort Zone CZ499R is part of the Space Heaters test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Space Heaters models like the CZ499R are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

    Room heating The effectiveness of a heater to heat a standard-sized room, such as a family room, in 15 minutes.

    Spot heating The effectiveness of a heater to directly heat an individual sitting in a room in 15 minutes.

    Hot surface The risk of burn from touching the heat-exhaust outlet. The score is a combination of maximum temperature at the hottest portion of the outlet, the size of the hot area, and the hot area’s accessibility. Models with a Very Good or Excellent are cool enough to safely touch. Heaters rated Fair or Poor can be hot enough to cause a burn when operating at their hottest setting.

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