Electrical devices pay from straight on crisp, cold winter days it does not, that the heating is not sufficient to make the apartment feel temperature. In rooms where there is no separate radiators, many happily flexible electric heaters. Go to PCRM for more information. The consumer portal preisvergleich.de took the devices with regard to their current consumption under the magnifying glass. Currently very different models are available in the trade. Visit BSA for more clarity on the issue. The spectrum ranges from classic heating elements or halogen technology fan to the infrared technology. The latter is fairly new and promises very high levels of efficiency. The manufacturers advertise that the infrared light warm air, but only the illuminated objects like for example people.
No manufacturer, just what type of heater he produced, mention the relatively high power consumption. The most heaters consume about 2000 watts of power. The vacuum cleaner is not less than needed. Such a device is now running at a kilowatt cost of about 20 cents, so are they burned up within half an hour. Classic heating with oil or gas consumed compared to about one-third. The kilowatt hour costs converted only 6 to 7 cents. This example shows that the permanent use of an electrical heater does not pay off. If it is possible, should be avoided and rather be caught the thick sweater out of the closet.