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How to size an electric heater for your space.

Sizing an electric heater for a space involves determining the heating needs of the space and selecting a heater that is capable of meeting those needs. Here are a few steps you can follow to size an electric heater:

  1. Determine the size of the space: The first step is to measure the dimensions of the space, including the length, width, and height, in order to determine the volume of the space. This will help you determine the amount of heat that is required to adequately heat the space.

  2. Calculate the heating load: The next step is to calculate the heating load, which is the amount of heat that is required to maintain a comfortable temperature in the space. There are several factors that can impact the heating load, including the insulation of the space, the type of windows, and the climate in which the space is located. There are online calculators and tools available that can help you determine the heating load for your space.

  3. Select the appropriate electric heater: Once you have determined the heating load for the space, you can select an electric heater that is capable of meeting those needs. There are several types of electric heaters to choose from, including baseboard heaters, convection heaters, and infrared heaters. It's important to select a heater that is appropriately sized for the space and has a sufficient wattage to meet the heating needs of the space.

Star Electric's team of qualified technicians can help you choose the right heater for your space to make sure you are safe and warm this winter.

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