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Ener-G+ Infrared Tabletop Electric Patio Heater review

The Ener-G+ Infrared Tabletop Electric Patio Heater is a versatile patio heater that doubles as a modern bistro table.

Ener-G+ Infrared Tabletop Electric Patio Heater review
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Our Verdict

The Ener-G+ Infrared Tabletop Patio Heater will add a modern look to your exterior decor. It's ideal for two or three people on a small patio, but will struggle to heat a larger area.

For

  • Chic modern design
  • Doubles as a table
  • Low operating costs
  • Keeps your legs warm
  • More eco-friendly than some

Against

  • Only effective if you're seated
  • May not keep your head warm
  • Must be near electrical socket
  • Table won't fit parasol

The Ener-G+ Infrared Tabletop Electric Patio Heater is designed to be used as you sit around a table on summery evenings. It's not as powerful as some of the larger freestanding patio heaters, but that's to be expected due to its size.

What you do get with the Ener-G+ Infrared Tabletop Electric Patio Heater, however, is a cheap-to-run and stylish heater that doubles as a table. Unfortunately, the Ener-G+ Infrared Tabletop Electric Patio Heater is now not as widely available.

If you want to read about alternative models that we reviewed, check out our full guide to the best patio heaters around. 

Ener-G+ Infrared Electric Tabletop Patio Heater

Ener-G+ makes bistro-style table heaters in several different heights (Image credit: Amazon)

Efficient and economical, the Ener-G+ Infrared Electric Tabletop Patio Heater builds an infrared heater (powered by a standard AC wall outlet) into the base of a chic, modern bistro-style table. 

While the performance of most patio heaters suffers in the wind, the Ener-G+ Infrared Electric Tabletop Patio Heater keeps your legs and feet warm consistently – provided the weather's not so bad you'd prefer to stay indoors, of course.

Ener-G+ Infrared Tabletop Patio Heater review: Features

Ener-G+ heater: specs

Model: HEA-1575J77L
Heat source: Electric
Heat output: 1500W / 5,100 BTU
Voltage: 110V
Heating range: 25 square feet
Length of power cord: 72 inches
Size: 29.5 x 23.5 x 23.5 inches
Weight: 46 pounds
Weatherproof: IP44 certified
Warranty: 1 year

All of the Ener-G+ Infrared Electric Tabletop Patio Heater models listed above are constructed from aluminum and stainless steel. They have a tempered-glass table top, with multi-colored LED lighting beneath for added decoration.

'Gold tube' heating technology provides 360 degrees of infrared radiant heat, while Ener-G+'s exclusive ‘cool-touch’ material ensures that the surface of the patio heater never becomes too hot to touch – crucial if you have children or pets.

Ener-G+ Infrared Electric Tabletop Patio Heater review: User Reviews

Wayfair customers rate the Ener-G+ Infrared Electric Tabletop Patio Heater HEA-1575J77L model very highly, giving it 4.5 stars from 14 reviews. Amazon customers are more critical about the more expensive HEA-14756LED model, giving it 3.7 out of 5 from 25 reviews. 

While they praise the modern design and sturdiness of construction, negative points include very confusing assembly instructions, and the extent of the heating range. Several users emphasise that you need to sit close to it to feel the effect.

Should you buy the Ener-G+ Infrared Electric Tabletop Patio Heater?

The Ener-G+ Infrared Electric Tabletop Patio Heater will fit comfortably into a chic, modern home decor, but would feel out of place in a more rustic, traditional setting. If you have a relatively small patio or balcony it's a great choice to keep you warm while you enjoy a drink outside.

We don't recommend it if you need to heat a large patio area for more than two or three people. If you're set on electric rather than propane, within a similar price bracket you could afford multiple cheap wall-mounted electric heaters, such as the Sundate Wall-Mounted Electric Patio Heater