Brrr! It's getting cold, and I'm getting tied up trying to research heaters... Hope me, AskMe!
I live in Granada, in Spain and we're 800m above sea level, which means the winters are cold - below freezing at night, and 10-15 o
C during the day. The flat has no heating, and is built to remain cool in the Summer, so it's really cold in the Winter.
I'm looking at getting enough heaters to heat a large lounge (24m2
) and a couple of smaller bedrooms (10-12m2
) but I'm getting confused between radiators, heaters, oil-filled heaters and the like and what the differences are.
Why, for instance, can I get a 1500W deLonghi oil-filled radiator
for 89€, but this 1500W wall-mounted oil-filled radiator
is almost 5 times as expensive? Is it just the fancy digital timer, or is it somehow 5 times better at heating my rooms? And how about this dry technology 1500W radiator
? Why is that 100€ cheaper than the oil-filled one?
And how many watts do I need to heat my spaces anyhow - are the oil-filled radiators cheaper to run or as efficient at heating? Is 1500W of dry radiator equivalent to 1500W of oil-filled?
Gah! Anyone know this stuff? Throw me a line!