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A space heater is a small device used to heat an enclosed area that can be powered by electricity, natural gas, propane and even wood pellets. Although, for portable use electric space heaters are the safest, as gas heat... 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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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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A Universal propane heater refers to the heater models belonging to the Universal brand that are powered by propane rather than natural gas, diesel or kerosene. The Universal portable heaters that are powered by propane ... More »

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Ceramic heaters have ceramic plates with wires inside that create heat from electricity, aluminum baffles that heat up and a fan that blows the generated heat into a living space. Ceramic plate temperatures are controlle... More »

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Most electric heaters are capable of turning electricity into heat efficiency, but they generally cost more than gas- and oil-powered devices to run. Power plants, most of which are fueled by coal and natural gas, lose e... More »

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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 opera... More »

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