The original edenpure heater gives birth to the idea of the iheater. Edenpure heaters are not hot to the touch. Safe for kids and pets, and produce a heat that does not dry the air. Recommended by Bob Vila and once promoted by Paul Harvey. www.edenpurestore.com out sells all it's competetors to give you the best price. They also service what they sell. Distributed by Tubemogul.