How do I size electric heating?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

Can you convert an oil hot-air heating system to electric?

You can convert an oil-fired hot-air heating system to electric; however, in most areas, the cost of electricity is much higher than the cost of oil or other heating fuels. In order to do such a c... Read More »

How to Install Baseboard Heating (Electric)?

Quicker and less expensive to install than just about any other type of heating, electric baseboard heating might be the right choice for a variety of heating needs. Electric heat, unlike other sou... 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 »