Electric heaters work very well because of the electrical line voltage that flows through the heating element. As the electrical resistance is encountered, the heating element begins to get warm.For an electrical wall heater you must have a dedicated electrical circuit of between 120 to 240 volts according to your particular unit and the size of the room that you would like to heat.
An electric heater warms your home with radiant heat, which heats objects and not the air. An electric radiant heater can be installed at ceiling or floor level.
An electric wall heater is a great supplement to add to small rooms such as a bathroom. These units are recessed in the wall between two studs. An electric wall heater is usually convection style with a motorized fan; however, silent units that use radiant heat are available.
Electric baseboard heaters resemble hydronic baseboard heaters, except they use electric heating coils for non-motorized convection heating. Altadena, California, residents prefer to let Mother Nature do her thing and move the hot air with electric baseboard heaters.