The electric heaters with the best energy savings

Updated March 23, 2017

Electric space heaters can prove an economical alternative to heating your home, oftentimes resulting in substantial energy savings. Not all electrical space heaters are alike, with some electric space heaters rating higher than others in durability, the amount of heat distributed and overall energy savings provided.

Lasko 755320

According to reviewers at Consumer Search, an online consumer products testing and information site, the Lasko 755320 Ceramic Tower Heater is one of the best electric heaters in performance and energy efficiency. Reviewers at Consumer Search gave the Lasko 755320 Ceramic Tower Heater its top rating for electric heaters with fans due to its good heat output, safety and convenience features and wide-range oscillation, in addition to the energy savings obtained through use of the product. Reviewers were also impressed with the Lasko 755320 Ceramic Tower Heater's quiet operation and sleek, portable design, which means the heater can be moved from room to room.

DeLonghi Mica Radiator

Consumer Search was also pleased with the performance and savings provided by the Delonghi Mica Panel Radiator HHP 1500, giving it top honours as best reviewed of all space heaters. Reviewers were quick to note the Delonghi Mica Panel Radiator HHP 1500s quietness of operation, its ability to heat a room more quickly than conventional oil-filled radiators and its sleek, stylish design that enables the Delonghi Mica Panel Radiator HHP 1500 to be hung on the wall to save space. Reviewers also noted the safety features of the Delonghi Mica Panel Radiator HHP 1500, which includes a tip-over switch and overheat-protection sensor.

Vornado Digital Vortex

Reviewers at Galt, a home improvement information and review site, named the Vornado DVH Digital Vortex Heater as one of their top picks in design and energy efficiency. Reviewers were pleased with the Vornado DVH Digital Vortex Heater's light, compact design: It weighs under 3 kg (6 pounds) and can be used in different rooms. Reviewers were also quick to mention the Vornado DVH Digital Vortex Heater's ability to heat an entire room within 10 to 15 minutes of use and found it to be an excellent alternative to traditional furnaces and whole house heaters, in terms of savings provided.

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Rebekah Worsham began writing professionally in 2007 and has been published on eHow. She has expertise in the fields of law, parapsychology and the treatment of drug and alcohol addiction. She holds a degrees in law from Beckfield College.