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## What size heater do I need for my garage?

You can calculate the ideal garage heater for your garage using the formula of size **(in cubic feet) times 0.133 times the desired temperature rise**. These factors vary, but we generally recommend an 8,000 – 12,000 BTU garage heater for a one car garage.

## How many BTUs do I need to heat my garage?

A basic rule of thumb for forced-air heaters is **45,000 Btu to heat a two- to 2-1/2** car garage, and a 60,000 Btu garage heater for a three-car garage. The makers of low-intensity infrared tube heaters say that 30,000 Btu can heat a two to 2-1/2 car garage, and suggest 50,000 for a three-car garage.

## How many watts does it take to heat a 2 car garage?

1 sq ft = 10 W = 34.1 BTU

Garage Size | Power in Watts | Power in BTUs |
---|---|---|

440 sq ft (22×20 2 car garage) | 4,400 W |
15,000 BTU |

620 sq ft (31×20 3 car garage) | 6,200 W | 21,200 BTU |

800 sq ft (40×20 4 car garage) | 8,000 W | 27,300 BTU |

1000 sq ft | 10,000 W | 34,100 BTU |

## How many BTUs do I need to heat my 24×24 garage?

There is a basic rule of thumb for forced-air heaters, which is to heat a two- to 2-1/2 car garage and a three-car garage with **60,000 Btu**.

## How many BTUs do I need for a 1000 sq ft garage?

1-Car, 2-Car, 3-Car, 4-Car Garage BTU Requirements (Rough Estimates)

Size Of Garage: | Warm Climate (30 BTU per sq ft): | Cold Climate (60 BTU per sq ft): |
---|---|---|

2-Car Garage (500 sq ft): | 15,000 BTU | 30,000 BTU |

3-Car Garage (750 sq ft): | 22,500 BTU | 45,000 BTU |

4-Car Garage (1,000 sq ft): | 30,000 BTU | 60,000 BTU |

## How many BTU AC do I need for a 2 car garage?

Determining the proper air conditioner size starts with measuring the size of your garage. If you have a typical two-car garage, it should measure somewhere around 20 feet wide by 20 feet deep. A 400-square-foot space like this requires a **9,000 to 10,000 BTU air conditioner**, according to Energy Star.

## How many BTUs do I need for a 900 square-foot garage?

Two-car garages (450-700 sq ft) require a 3600-7000 W unit (electric heaters) or 12,000-24,000 BTUs/hr (for the propane ones) Three-car or bigger garages (700-900 sq ft) need a 7000-9000 W unit **(or 24,000-31,000 BTUs/hr)**.

## Can a 1500 watt heater heat a garage?

A watt is a unit of power equal to one joule of energy per second. … Therefore, a 1500 watt space heater (120 volts) can **heat an area of 150 square feet**, and a garage heater rated at 5,000 watts should be able to comfortably heat an area over 400 square feet.

## How much does it cost to heat a 2 car garage?

To heat an average, two to two-and-a-half car garage you will spend **between $600 and $1500**.

## How much does it cost to run a 1500 watt heater for 24 hours?

Per Hour And Per 24 Hours Cost Of Running A 5,00W – 5,000W Electric Heater (Table)

Electric Heater Wattage: | Running Cost (Per Hour) | Running Cost (For 24 Hours) |
---|---|---|

750 Watts | $0.10 | $2.40 |

1,000 Watts | $0.13 | $3.12 |

1,250 Watts | $0.17 | $4.08 |

1,500 Watts |
$0.20 |
$4.80 |