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Types of Home Electric Heaters

Radiant Electric Cove Heater


Electric Cove Heaters
Electric cove heaters use direct radiant (infrared) heat for maximum comfort. Since radiant heat does not warm the air but rather objects, you, your tile work, tub, etc. are all warmed by the radiant heat energy of the panel. Radiant heat allows the panel to be placed anywhere, so this is the reason the cove heater can be located on the wall just below the ceiling. Out of the way but still effectively located for your comfort.

Like other electric heaters, the cove heater works with a remote line voltage thermostat.

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