When the weather cools down, a Space Heater can be a lifesaver. However, not all Space Heaters are created equal. If you want to buy the right Space Heater for your needs, you need to read this guide first!
In this article, Landmark Air will discuss the different types of Space Heaters available on the market and how to choose the best one for you.
Landmark Air offers heating services to help you keep your home warm and comfortable all winter long, including cleaning and maintenance of your Space Heater. Contact us today to learn more about our services!
How to Buy the Right Space Heater: The Ultimate Guide
Type of Heater
Before making a final decision on a space heater, you must first decide on the sort of heater you require. Radiant, convection and fan-forced electric heaters fall into one of three categories: radiant, convection, or fan-forced.
For the most part, convection heaters give even, whole-room heating; radiant heaters provide quick, spot heating; fan-forced heaters employ an internal fan that blows across a heating element; and micathermic heaters provide fast, broad heat while saving space. Make sure your heater is the right fit for your application by choosing the right heater type.
It’s also a good idea to look at wall heaters. Gas Wall Furnaces and Space Heaters, for example, are recessed into the wall rather than being merely mounted on the wall with brackets.
These are frequently found in public restrooms, hotel rooms, and other cramped quarters. These strong, silent heating alternatives, which Sylvane clients adore, are often hard-wired into brand-new structures.
Capacity for heating
When purchasing a personal space heater, the size of the area the heater will heat is one of the most significant considerations. The wattage rating of the heater is used to determine this. Typically, a room heater generates 10 watts of heating output for every square foot of area.
As a result, a 1,500-watt heater can adequately heat rooms to 13.9 square meters in size when utilised as a backup heating source. Although this is a general guideline, it does not apply to all models. Various heaters can heat a larger area depending on the technology, your interior climate, and your specific use case.
Comparing energy efficiency is a smart idea before purchasing a space heater if you are worried about energy conservation and want to keep your heating bills low. Even though portable electric heaters don’t have the same EER ratings as portable air conditioners, the expenses of running a heater may be calculated with a simple calculation.
If you want to keep your electric expenses under control, you’ll need to choose an energy-efficient space heater that fits your needs and surroundings. Specific features like energy-saving modes, adjustable thermostats, low wattage, and programmable timers contribute to a more efficient operation.
Contact Landmark Air today at (02) 6189 2972 to learn more about our Space Heater services. We can help you choose the right Space Heater for your needs, and we offer heating services to keep your home warm all winter long!