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Heating Season - Space Heater Info

Space Heaters - The good and the not so good.

Itís that time of year again and you are likely getting ready to start heating your home. Space heaters of all types are in the stores and available for use to either take the nip off of one particular room or to provide extra heat to areas that aren't reached well by the central heating system.  Regardless of the situation, it is always good to know how space heaters may impact your energy use and your monthly bill.

Although most space heaters consume relatively the same amount of energy, some products may meet your needs differently. Click on the link below for some good examples of space heaters, proper use, and approximate cost.

Heating your living space is a critical function and this information hopefully assists in making the best choices possible to minimize the impact on your energy consumption and your monthly bill.

For questions about residential energy efficiency or for information regarding energy efficiency programs available to Ashland Electric Utility customers, go to or contact Dan Cunningham, Residential Energy Analyst at or 541-552-2063.


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