07:22AM | 11/11/03
Member Since: 10/22/03
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Is there any difference in efficiency or performance between an electric space heater with coil element vs ceramic element?


04:38AM | 11/17/03
Member Since: 02/13/03
90 lifetime posts
If you plan on using it in a home I encourage you to go with the ceramic heaters. The red hot coils are waiting for anything to touch them and start a fire.

Make sure it has a tip-over control so it shuts off if it tips over.

Energy efficiency, I don't know, thay all use watts, compare the wattage of each.


06:55PM | 12/03/14
I have needed to use space heaters over the years and I have found ceramic puts out the lowest amount if heat. The 360 one suggested in the Space heaters we love article was THE WORST one I ever used.
Look into infrared or forced air.


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