Heating Systems for Home: Types of Heaters
Heating systems for homes are an essential consideration when deciding which type of heating system to use. There are many types of heating systems, each with its pros and cons.
Gas is one of the more popular choices because it’s relatively inexpensive compared to other options but still provides plenty of warmth. Electric is another option that can be less expensive than gas if you have an electric outlet available near your heater’s desired location (such as near a window). Oil is also a cost-effective choice but only works well in specific areas such as coastal regions where there isn’t much snow or rain.
Types of room heaters
When the weather is cold, it’s always a good idea to have your fridge stocked with plenty of ice. But when you need heat in your home, what do you do? You might be tempted to turn up the thermostat and crank up the central heating system. However, this will likely only leave you feeling colder as there are no drafts or air circulation near these appliances. The best way to stay warm during winter is by using a space heater (or portable heater) that can easily be used anywhere in your home.
There are several different types of room heaters on the market today. We’ll go over some of the most popular options and their pros/cons.
Room Heater Types: Forced Air, Infrared, Convection, Portable Electric Radiant Panel, Whole House Fan-forced Ventilation System.
Pros: Forced air is suitable for heating large areas quickly; infrared is excellent for warming up just one person at a time without blowing hot air around (less expensive to run).
Cons: Forced air can be noisy and create drafts; infrared doesn’t work well in large spaces or during cold days when it’s snowing outside (it doesn’t do much to warm up an entire house).
What kind of heat does my home have?
To maintain a comfortable temperature in your home, you may want to invest in a room heater. There are two types of heaters: electric and gas. Gas heaters have been around for longer and benefit from being cheaper than electricity; however, they also release carbon monoxide into the air, which can be dangerous if not properly ventilated. Electric heaters produce more noise but are better for people who suffer from respiratory problems or allergies since they do not release any harmful chemicals into the air as gas units do. These days there is an even greater variety of options available with many styles that provide different levels of comfort, such as ceramic, radiant, infrared, space-heating, and fan convection models.