Electric Space Heating

Some articles on electric, space heating:

Electric Heating - Environmental and Efficiency Aspects
... Even with a 100% efficient electric heater, the amount of fuel needed for a given amount of heat is more than if the fuel was burned in a furnace or boiler at the building being heated ... If the same fuel could be used for space heating by a consumer, it would be more efficient overall to burn the fuel at the end user's building ... In Sweden the use of direct electric heating has been restricted since the 1980s for this reason, and there are plans to phase it out entirely - see Oil phase-out in Sweden - while Denmark has banned ...

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