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The considerations to make when choosing an electrical space heater include safety, energy conservation and the heater’s noise level. Buyers should also factor in the heater’s capacity. More »

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A thermostat connected to a central heating system is typically far safer than a space heater, according to the United States Energy Department. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that around 25,000 resi... More »

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As of 2015, the highest-rated space heater is the Lasko 754200, according to BestReviews.com. Users of Amazon.com and HomeDepot.com give the heater 4.6 and 4.5 out of five stars, respectively, while the TheSweetHome.com ... More »

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Ceramic heaters have several advantages over other types of heaters including a lower risk of fire, energy efficiency and conservation of space. These heaters are best used to provide heat for small rooms and working are... More »

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Space heaters are rated on performance features such as heat output, circulation efficiency, thermostatic control, noise level and anti-fire safety. Since the product's benefits largely depend on the user's individual ne... More »

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Quiet space heaters can be just as effective as their noisier counterparts, and the noise level of a space heater doesn't directly correlate with its efficiency. Quiet heaters may also have a psychological advantage, as ... More »

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A ceramic heater is a type of space heater that heats using convection. When on, electricity passes through heating wires embedded in small ceramic plates. Once the plates heat up and heat the aluminum baffles, a fan the... More »

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