Picking the right space heater
Various models can deliver warmth, but not necessarily savings
The best space heaters can quickly heat you and an average sized room for as little as $40. Electric heaters tested by Consumer Reports include an array of safety features that reduce the risk of fire. Yet the only way you can save on energy bills is if you lower heat in other rooms, since electricity is the priciest way to heat. So consider a space heater strictly for comfort.