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heater consisting of a self-contained (usually portable) unit to warm a room

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Always turn off portable space heaters when leaving a room, test smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors to ensure theyre working, practice a home fire escape plan with your family, and always close the door behind you if you have to escape a fire.
2015/1186 supplementing Directive 2010/30/EU establishes requirements for the energy labeling of, and the provision of supplementary product information on, local space heaters with a nominal heat output of 50 kW or less.
Now, thanks to advances in design and engineering, space heaters are earning passing marks for aesthetics, and even moderately priced models have safety and efficiency features that were rarely, if ever, seen a decade ago.
The high levels of fine particulate matter and carbon monoxide, released by the burning of solid fuels such as wood, coal, animal dung, crop waste, and charcoal in inefficient stoves, space heaters or lamps, increased the risks of stroke, ischemic heart disease, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
All convective space heaters come with a battery charging adapter, NSN 4520-01493-2810, that must be used with a commercial or SATS 12V battery charger.
With these two proposals, we're suggesting space heaters should not be a compromise but a deliberate choice.
As mentioned earlier, another significant development is the growing availability of condensing warm air space heaters, some years after condensing boilers became commonplace.
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), home space heaters are involved in 19,300 fires annually.
Affordable energy efficient space heaters typically cost between $20 and $60.
This past winter, Equinox House was heated by two 1,500 W space heaters that each cost $20.
Moreover, this plug-in floor mat--covered with comfy carpet and available in small ($89, 18" x 24", 60 watts) and large ($139, 24" x 36", 120 watts)--also is ideal for the workplace, as conventional space heaters can overload electrical circuits.
Buying space heaters is an option, said Don DeLucia, spokesman for Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.
Electric space heaters break down into two basic types: radiant or convection (with or without a fan).
ECO-HEATER[TM] is an environmentally-responsible alternative to 1,500-watt space heaters.