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Old 10-20-2010, 11:30 PM   #1
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Electric Fireplace?

Thinking about purchasing one of the freestanding units/media centers from Lowes as a way to keep the chill out of the air during winter. I have all electric in my house but I figured if the fireplace could keep just room a little warmer it would keep my furnace from coming on as much and avoid $300+ electric bills in the winter. I am not expecting miracles but just wanted to see how much juice these do pull? Thx. Mike


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Old 10-21-2010, 12:42 AM   #2
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how much juice these do pull? Thx. Mike
LOL, JUICE.. my ole electrical instructor used to go all nuts on anyone saying the word JUICE lol

The Few I had to deal with were 750W on low settings and 1500 on max settings. It should be put on a dedicated line.



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Old 10-21-2010, 06:21 AM   #3
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What FYE said.
Max will be 1500 watts and that is 12.5 amps.

Remember watts is watts!
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