electric space heater

electric space heater

A space heater in which electricity supplies the heat energy.
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The cause of the fire has been ruled as an electric space heater, according to Ellis Grove Fire Chief Mike Jackson.
2] of solar electric collectors to convert that energy to electricity, then run an electric space heater with it, and you'll get only about 2,000 BTU per day.
The stingy solution is to plunk an electric space heater in the living room and crank down the heat elsewhere.
While I fumbled with the controls of an electric space heater, the girl paced around the single room, poked her head in the tiny bathroom.
Charging a car at 120 volts - a process that can take eight to 20 hours - is like running an electric space heater, he said.
If it's cool in the bathroom, I use an electric space heater to speed up the drying.
An economical way to heat is to use an electric space heater to warm only the room or area you are occupying," suggested the Lincoln Electric System Energy Info Web page.
Typical end use equipment includes electric space heater, small gas appliances, residential fireplace controls, central heating boilers and steam cleaners, and water heaters used in barns, cargo trucks, hot tubs, and greenhouses.
Number of years Secretary of Energy Hazel O'Leary used an electric space heater in her DOE office: 4
Never use an electric space heater in a bathroom or other areas where it may come in contact with water.