The propane heater from Mr. Heater is great for both heating and cooking. The propane heater has adjustable heat controls allowing you to choose a low to high heat. With variable output the propane heater has an output of 8, 12, 14,000 BTU’s per hour. Ready to use the propane heater operates on a one-pound disposable propane tank (not included). Rest assured this heater also comes with a heater safety shutoff for your safety.