Statistics bear out the safety risks associated with using a space heater for supplemental home heating. The National Fire Protection Association found that space heaters were responsible for 40 percent of home fires associated with heating equipment and 84 percent of those resulting in death.
Are you falling for energy-saving myths that promise to drastically reduce your utility bills? Unfortunately, many of the most common beliefs related to saving energy have no basis in reality. Here are some of the most common energy-saving myths and a list of alternative methods you can use to really cut down on your energy use.