What size Electric Baseboard or Space Heater do you need?
1) Measure the length and width of the room to determine total square footage.
2) Select your level of insulation
3) Make adjustments as necessary.
4) Use the chart below to calculate the recommended wattage or calculate it yourself with this example:
A room that is 10 feet wide by 13 feet wide with an 8 foot ceiling and Average insulations = 10 x 13 = 130 then 130 x 10 watts/per square foot = 1300 Watts
| Room Size
(Sq Ft with 8 foot ceiling)
|20 square feet||250||250||250|
|40 square feet||500||500||500|
|60 square feet||750||750||450|
|80 square feet||1000||1000||750|
|100 square feet||1250||1000||750|
|120 square feet||1500||1250||1000|
|140 square feet||1750||1500||1250|
|160 square feet||2000||1750||1250|
|180 square feet||2250||2000||1500|
|200 square feet||2500||2000||1500|
|220 square feet||2750||2250||1750|
|240 square feet||3000||2400||2000|
Please Note: All these numbers are for general information - each install will vary depending on many other factors.