14 Portable Heaters
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Portable electric heaters, such as a temporary space heaters, will operate at 120V because this is the output voltage of standard receptacles. These smaller heating loads can be moved from room to room to allow for flexibility in heating options. Portable heaters will have a thermostat built into them to automatically switch off the heater once the room has reached the preset temperature. Some may include a fan to help drive warm air through the space being heated.