Set out one [m.sup.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
I bought an electric space heater
. Now I hear that space heaters caused 23,000 fires last year.
A portable electric space heater
is the easiest solution, of course (for how to choose one, see "Radiant or Convective Heat?" on p.
A mature tree with a crown of 30 feet can release up to 40 gallons of water in a day--that's comparable to removing the heat produced in four hours by a small, electric space heater
. Mature tree canopies reduce the average temperature in suburban areas about 3 degrees, compared to areas with no trees.