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Types of heater


Convection, fan, radiant, panel, and more ... Read more

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Which type where?


How to choose the right heater for your needs. Read more

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What size heater?


Use our calculator to work out the right size heater for your room. Read more


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Fan or convection? Oil-filled or radiant? Which type of heater is best for which situation?

All electric heaters are 100 percent efficient. That is, they convert all the electrical energy they use into useful heat. But they differ markedly in the way they distribute the heat into a room. We explain which type of heater is best for each situation.

Plus, use our free calculator to work out what size heater you need for your room.