How do I calculate electric heating requirements for a room?

Answer DimensionsMeasure the length, width and height of the walls in feet to get the dimensions for that room.FormulaMultiply the length times the width times the height. The resulting number is the squa... Read More »

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Electric Sauna Room Requirements?

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You purchased a electric heating stove and you are trying to figure the amount of electric it would use It is 750 watts or 1500 watts 120V 60 Hz?

Watts are a unit of power, so you know how much power the unit will draw when it is "on." More details on that later.First, you are billed for electricity in kilowatt-hours (KWH). (Look at your lat... Read More »

Is gas cheaper than electric heating?

On One Hand: Natural Gas Is Cheaper to Heat the Entire HomeTo provide heat throughout your home, natural gas is generally much cheaper than electric, regardless of what type of furnace and hot wate... Read More »

How do I size electric heating?

MeasureMeasure the width, height and length of the walls in your room in feet.CalculateCalculate the square footage in your room by multiplying the length by the width by the height.MultiplyMultipl... Read More »