How many types of heaters do you know? Space heaters come in a wide variety such as ceramic, oil-filled, coil convection and halogen based heaters. Ceramic element heaters are safer than usual, coil-based products. Since the ceramic core in the heaters is larger than heating coils, it can function at a lower temperature, freeing the same amount of energy over a larger area. In this type of heaters, oil-filled radiators utilize a contained fluid in a preserved radiator setup. You don’t need to ever refill or top off these heaters. Coil-based heaters, convection or fan-forced heaters use infrared wavelength to their benefit by heating metallic coils within the heater. In this heaters, the coils free infrared energy to warm the air passing through them before pushing the air into the nearby area. All coil-based heaters have security meshes to avoid objects from contact with the internal parts. Halogen or reflective heaters are the most recent in heating technology. Employing the well-known and energy-saving, halogen bulb technology, a reflecting heater uses light to deliver warmth to surrounding objects and people rather than heating the air in the same way as the sun. In addition to the types of heaters you need to be familiar with the shape and style of heaters. Just take a close look at this site as it contains some images of heaters that will inspire you in selecting the best one.