Premier® Portable Heater

Commercial Grade L.B. White Premier® Portable Gas Heater for Industrial and Construction Sites

Ductable Heater

These versatile portable heaters are great for applications for the temporary heating of buildings under construction, alteration, or repair.* Use Premier® heaters in construction applications where an enclosed flame is important, and low noise is necessary to improve communication.

*Must have adequate ventilation per owner's manual requirements.

Versatile Portable Gas Heater for Construction Jobs and Industrial Work Sites

Premier portable heaters can be used to provide temporary heat or simple air circulation. This portable heater can be used inside, or this temporary heat source can be ducted in from the outside. Select from LP (liquid propane) or easy-to-switch dual fuel models.

L.B. White has perfected every aspect of our portable Premier construction heaters design to withstand harsh working environments. This has led to our reputation for reliability, durability and serviceability in the field. When the comfort and safety of your work crew is at stake…you want the leader in portable heating equipment for any commercial, industrial or construction job… L.B White.

Premier portable heater at a construction site.

Heater Sizing App

Use our L.B. White heater sizing web app to calculate the amount of heat required to heat your work space:

Heat Calculator App

*Click here to learn how to download the Calculator App to your smart phone!

If you need help with proper heater sizing, please call our technical experts to help you select the correct size and quantity of heaters.

Technical Support – 608-779-6160

Key Features of the Commercial Grade L.B. White Premier® Portable Gas Heater for Industrial and Construction Sites

  • Heat outputs from 80,000 to 350,000 Btu/h
  • LP (liquid propane) and dual fuel models available
  • Versatile indoor and outdoor placement of heater
  • Direct-fired = 99.97% fuel efficiency
  • High volume of air output for maximum heat distribution
  • Dependable, electronic spark ignition
  • Switch fuels easily with simple valve turn on dual fuel units (Premier 80 DF Now Available!)
  • Tri-shield finish provides superior protection against abrasion and corrosion
  • Easy to transport
  • Vent mode for circulation of air
  • 100% test fired at our plant
  • Two stage heat output (Premier 350LP)
  • 20' remote start thermostat standard
  • 12' extendable ducting for 80 and 170 models (12" or 18")
  • CSA US and Canada certified
Model Numbers: 80 80 DF 170 170 DF 350 350 DF
BTHU/H Rating 80,000 80,000 170,000 170,000 175,000/350,000 350,000
Heated Air Output (CFM) 450 450 1,200 1,200 2,500 2,500
Fuel Type LP LP, NG LP LP, NG LP LP, NG
Fuel Consumption LP Gas min./max. (lbs./hr) - 80 - 170 - 350
Two Stage Output - - - - Yes -
Amps (Starting/Continuous Operation) 5.0/1.5 5.0/1.5 7.3/5.0 7.3/5.0 25.0/9.0 25.0/9.0
Amps (Standard 15 Amp Circuit) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes* Yes*
Motor Horsepower 1/8 1/8 1/3 1/3 1 1
Length (in.) 29.5 29.5 32.3 32.3 48.3 48.3
Width (in.) 13.5 13.5 24.3 24.3 28.0 28.0
Height (in.) 22.0 22.0 32.0 32.0 41.0 41.0
Shipping Weight (lbs.) 79.0 79.0 161.0 161.0 320.0 320.0
Case Material Tri-Shield Coating** Tri-Shield Coating** Tri-Shield Coating** Tri-Shield Coating** Tri-Shield Coating** Tri-Shield Coating**
Wheels - - No Flat No Flat No Flat No Flat
Fan Only Mode S S S S S S
Gas Pressure Regulator (w/POL) S S S S S S
Thermostat (Waterproof with 20' Cord) S S S S S S
Gas Hose 15' 15' 15' 15' 15' 15'
Ducting*** (12" or 18" Dia. x 12' Length) Gray-26346 Light Duty 26348 Gray-26346 Light Duty 26348 Gray-26346 Light Duty 26348 Gray-26346 Light Duty 26348 Gray-22835 Light Duty 24442 Gray-22835 Light Duty 24442
US/Canada Certification Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

S = Standard O = Optional

*Amps spike over 15 during initial start-up. Check breaker capacity.

**Tri-shield coating consists of 3 unique pretextive layers including: a non-corrosive hot-dipped galvanized steel, an oven-cured epoxy primer and baked, thermosetting polyester.

***Gray, White, and Light Duty ducts are Optional. Premier 80 and 170 require the 12" diameter duct, and the Premier 350 requires the 18" diameter duct. Part numbers listed. Duct part numbers differ on previously built models. Please call L.B. White for specific part numbers.

Commercial Grade L.B. White Premier® Portable Gas Heater for Industrial and Construction Sites

These versatile portable heaters are great for applications for the temporary heating of buildings under construction, alteration, or repair.* Use Premier® heaters in construction applications where an enclosed flame is important, and low noise is necessary to improve communication.

Premier portable heaters can be used to provide temporary heat or simple air circulation. This portable heater can be used inside, or this temporary heat source can be ducted in from the outside. Select from LP (liquid propane) or easy-to-switch dual fuel models.

*Must have adequate ventilation per owner's manual requirements.