Having a space heating system is one of those things that just comes hand in hand with living up north. Unless your home has Heating, Ventilation, & A/C zone controls in every room, you’ll easily want a space heating system to keep your space of the apartment a little warmer; Then even if you do have zone control, love I do, you may want the additional assistance of the space furnaces to save currency on your home heating bill! Since my aged farm apartment runs on an oil boiler, the central heating system costs a lot more to run than say an electric heating system does! Oil can be incredibly high-priced, & the price only goes up the further the two of us get into Winter season. However, Winter seasons are incredibly long this far north, so often you’ll need to fuel up again before the Spring comes! In order to prolong my need to do so, I bought an incredibly nice space heater, then you can get cheaper models for about $40, but with these types you will get what you spend my money for. Not all space furnaces are created equal. Some are older types called a quartz coil, which tend to look love giant toasters, heating coils on the inside that hot up & make hot air. These are often hot to the touch & can be fairly dangerous, so it is important to study the safety labels with care. If you want a top dollar space heater, go for infrared. Infrared space furnaces are cool to the touch & work to heat up living things, not just make hot air. For this reason, they work far more efficiently than coil space heaters, then an infrared electric heating system can keep you nice & cozy, while saving currency on your utility bill.