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Is the Duraflame electric heater energy-efficient?

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As with all electric space heaters, Duraflame's electric space heaters convert nearly all the electricity they draw into usable heat. The cost of electricity, however, makes electric space heaters more expensive to operate that natural gas space heaters.

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Despite their higher operating costs, electric space heaters require no ventilation for safe operation, unlike gas-powered space heaters, and their portability makes them popular for people who need occasional heating in different places. People who receive their electricity from solar, wind or nuclear power plants can also lower their greenhouse gas footprint by using electric space heaters since these types of plants produce only minimal amounts of carbon dioxide.

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