Sunglo Heater PSA265

The PSA265 heater has a permanent post that is mounted in the ground or deck. This model cannot be moved once the heater is in place. This model is ideal for an open patio, commercial location, around a pool or spa, or other location where an outdoor heater should not be moved about once installed.

The Sunglo™ model PSA265 permanent post heater is an outdoor rated natural gas heater ideal for open patio designs. The in-ground post minimizes the deck space required and positions these heaters at the ideal height for comfort and safety. Heat coverage varies depending on the wind exposure on the patio. The average spacing between heaters is 12 feet apart.

This heater is available with a variety of control systems. Each control system is equipped with 100% safety shutoff. The PSA265 is a manually operated heater requiring no electrical connections.  The PSA265E offers a completely automated ignition system. PSA265E requires an external 24 VAC source. NOTE: V series no longer available

This heater offers a large deep aluminum disk reflector for maximum comfort, a primary aerated burner for minimal noise, and 100% safety shutoff.
The post is available in a glossy black powder-coat finish or 304 stainless steel.

Sunglo Heater PSA265

50,000 Btu/Hr
Permanent Post Mounting
CSA Design Certified
Optional Electronic Ignition

Important Links:

Sunglo Heater PSA265 Technical Sheet

Sunglo Heater Instructions – 2020



Heater Installation
Sunglo Heaters are intended to be installed by qualified personnel specifically trained and experienced in the installation of this type of heater and related system components. Some states or provinces require installation and service personnel to be licensed. If you state or province is such, be sure your contractor bears the appropriate license. Persons not qualified shall not attempt to install or repair this heater.
For Outdoor Use Only
Sunglo heaters are designed for outside use only. They are not for use in residential dwelling or other confined areas. Semi-enclosed patio are permissible provided they have adequate permanent openings around the patio periphery and meet the requirements for outdoors as defined in the installation instructions.
Clearance from Combustible Materials
Sunglo heaters all require a minimum distance from walls and ceilings. This is an important consideration before you purchase.  Refer to instructions for details
Clearance around the heater must be maintained.


Multiple heaters will provide overlapping coverage

Sunpak Heaters require adequate combustion air and ventilation to operate safely and efficiently. This requires openings above and below the level of the heater. Refer to the heater instructions for more detail.
Gas Pressure
Sunglo Heaters require a minimum inlet pressure of 6″ water column for natural gas and 11″ water column for propane gas. Gas pressure should never exceed 1/2 PSI or 14″ water column. For gas pressures exceeding 1/2 PSI a high-pressure regulator is required before the gas enters the heater.
Pipe Sizing
The inlet pipe size to the heater is 1/2 inch.  Larger pipe sizes maybe required depending on the distance from the gas meter and the total load capacity required for other gas appliances on the gas line.  Details regarding pipe sizing can be found in the Uniform Plumbing Code.
Agency Certification
Sunglo heaters are design certified by the CSA under the ANSI Z83.19 standard
Heater Gas Conversion
The factory does not support converting heaters to different gases. Each heater has been setup and tested for a specific gas type.  Please make sure you select the correct gas type, Natural or Propane gas, before making your purchase.