Space Heaters

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At Nortan, we understand the importance of staying warm and comfortable during the chilly months. Space heaters have become an essential addition to our homes, offices, and spaces, providing an efficient and cost-effective way to maintain a comfortable temperature. Let’s delve into the world of space heaters, including what they are, the various types available, and the numerous benefits they offer.

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What is a Space Heater?

A space heater, also known as a portable heater, is a compact and self-contained appliance designed to generate heat for localized spaces. These devices are exceptionally versatile, capable of quickly raising the temperature in a specific area, thus reducing the need to heat an entire room, which can save you both energy and money.

Types of Space Heaters

There are several types of space heaters available on the market, each offering unique features and advantages to suit various needs and preferences:

  • Convection Heaters:
    These heaters warm the air in a room by passing it over a heating element and then circulating it back into the room. They provide even, gentle heat and are suitable for larger spaces.
  • Radiant Heaters:
    Radiant heaters emit infrared radiation, warming objects and people in their path directly. They are perfect for spot heating and are often used for personal comfort in smaller areas.
  • Ceramic Heaters:
    Ceramic heaters use ceramic heating elements to distribute heat quickly and efficiently. They are known for their safety features and their ability to maintain a constant temperature.
  • Oil-Filled Radiators:
    These heaters use oil as a heat reservoir, providing a consistent, gentle warmth. They are ideal for heating larger rooms and are known for their silent operation.
  • Fan-forced Heaters:
    Fan-forced heaters blow air over a heating element, rapidly spreading warmth across a room. They are effective for quick heating and maintaining temperature.
  • Wall-Mounted Heaters:
    These space heaters are mounted on walls, saving floor space. They are an excellent choice for supplemental heating in bedrooms, living rooms, and offices.

Benefits of Space Heaters

Investing in a space heater comes with numerous advantages:

  • Energy Efficiency:
    Space heaters allow you to heat specific areas, reducing the need to heat the entire space, which can result in significant energy savings.
  • Cost-Effective:
    Compared to central heating systems, space heaters are cost-effective options both in terms of initial purchase and ongoing energy expenses.
  • Portability:
    Most space heaters are lightweight and portable, making it easy to move them from room to room.
  • Quick Heating:
    Space heaters provide immediate warmth, ensuring you don’t have to wait for the entire room to heat up.
  • Zonal Heating:
    They give you control over the temperature in different areas of your home, ensuring personalized comfort.
  • Safety Features:
    Modern space heaters are equipped with various safety features such as tip-over switches, overheat protection, and cool-to-the-touch exteriors to minimize the risk of accidents.
  • Eco-Friendly Options:
    Some space heaters are designed with energy-efficient features to reduce your carbon footprint.

At Nortan, we can assist you to choose the right space heater to suit your specific needs and preferences.

We can then assist with purchase, installation and ensure that you can use the heater to achieve your requirements.

Don’t hesitate to get in touch to discuss your space heating requirements.

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