Premier® Portable Heater

L.B. White Premier® Ductable Direct Fired Event Tent Heater

The Ductable and Quiet Event Tent Heater ... Shhhh

With their clean look, quiet operation and fuel efficient direct-fired design, L.B. White Premier heaters deliver safe, dependable heating and air circulation for any tented event.

From elegant weddings to company parties, the Premiers® clean look, quiet operation and high efficiency make it the ideal solution for all reception tent heating applications. Premier heaters can be used to provide heat or simple air circulation. The heater can be used inside, or the heat can be ducted in from the outside. Select from LP or easy-to-switch dual fuel models.

L.B. White has perfected every aspect of our Premier tent heaters design to withstand extreme outdoor environments. This has led to our reputation for reliability, durability and serviceability in the field. When the comfort and safety of your guests is at stake… you want the leader in Tent heating on the job… L.B White.

A Premier portable forced air heater outside an event tent.

Heater Sizing App for Tents

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

Heat Calculator App

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

If you need help with proper tent heating sizing, please call our technical experts to help you select the correct size and quantity of heaters for your event tent.

Technical Support – 608-779-6160

Premier portable forced air heater heating an event tent.

Key Features of L.B. White Premier® Ductable Direct Fired Event Tent Heater

  • Heat outputs from 80,000 to 350,000 Btu/h
  • LP, NG 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 with lift handles and heavy duty wheels* are wheels semi pneumatic
  • Trouble shooting lights help keep heater up and running
  • Quiet Operation
  • 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")
  • Not recommended for sleeping environments
  • Totally enclosed flame, airflow safety devices and enclosed electronics
  • Flexible indoor or outdoor placement
  • Full line of ducting accessories
  • CSA U.S., CSA Canada, and CE Type Certified models
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.

Warning: Cancer and reproductive harm. See www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

L.B. White Premier® Ductable Direct Fired Event Tent Heater

With their clean look, quiet operation and fuel efficient direct-fired design, L.B. White Premier heaters deliver safe, dependable heating and air circulation for any tented event.

From elegant weddings to company parties, the Premiers® clean look, quiet operation and high efficiency make it the ideal solution for all reception tent heating applications. Premier heaters can be used to provide heat or simple air circulation. The heater can be used inside, or the heat can be ducted in from the outside. Select from LP easy-to-switch dual fuel models.

Warning: Cancer and reproductive harm. See www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.