How much power does a space heater use?

Answer A portable electric space heater typically uses 750 to 1,500 watts of electricity. Use space heaters only in rooms that you are in to conserve energy. If you run space heaters constantly, you will ... Read More »

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How much power does a space heater need?

A space heater consumes about 31 percent of total power consumed in the average U.S. household. When set on high, a space heater may use up to 1440 watts of electricity. When set to low or medium, ... Read More »

What Heater space heater?

For a small room, an number of plug in heaters will do. Most are relatively affordable, and are thermostat controlled.My favorite are the oil filled radiator type. Those are mostly quiet. Better on... Read More »

Which space heater is best?

On One Hand: Lasko 754200 Ceramic HeaterThe Lasko 754200 Ceramic Heater is a basic but effective heater. It is priced low at $30 and can heat up an enclosed room without much trouble. This heater i... Read More »

Which is the best space heater?

On One Hand: Vornado Gets the Highest RatingConsumer Reports keeps an up-to-date list of its space heater ratings on its members-only website and, as of March 2010, the $150 Vornado Vortex Heat Tou... Read More »