Are oil filled radiators cheaper to run than electric heaters?

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asked Oct 24 in Other-Home/Garden by Losartan (740 points)
Are oil filled radiators cheaper to run than electric heaters?

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answered Oct 24 by Cicero (3,480 points)
Oil Filled Radiator Heaters are not cheaper to run than other electric heaters.

The oil filled radiator heaters use the same amount of electricity to operate like the electric fan space heaters do.

An oil filled electric radiator heater uses a heating element that is submerged in oil and that heating element draws 1500 watts of electricity when on high.

That heating element heats the oil up to the hot enough temperature and then shuts off until it needs to heat the oil up again.

So in a way the electric oil filled heater may use slightly less electricity because it's not on all the time unless it's really cold.

But the wattage of the oil filled radiator heater is the same.

Oil Filled Radiator Heaters are safer than electric fan heaters but they can still catch things on fire and you must keep things away from them as well.
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answered 2 days ago by Partapjiki (830 points)
Oil filled radiator heaters cost the same amount of money to use and run as regular electric heater.

The oil filled radiator heater uses the same amount of electricity per hour than a fan heater or other electric heater but the oil filled radiator heater produces steady heat and is quiet as well.

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