The harsh part of winter has decided to come a little late to the Midwest. The last few days have been freezing, which is an odd change from just a few weeks ago when it topped the charts as the warmest it’s been since the 1990s. Most of our house is heated by radiant heat flooring, so we enjoy a very even warmth that doesn’t flux like most homes. However, there is one room in our house that was built on later as a garage to family room idea that doesn’t have the radiant heat. It has a wall gas heater to warm the room and it uses a lot of gas to warm it from the area it’s in so our bills haven’t been pretty.
We tried an electric heater that we borrowed from my Mother, but the problem was that we couldn’t keep it on. It is one of those long heaters that get really hot and Judah always wanted to mess with it. Plus we were worried that he might accidentally pee on it (he’s potty training!) and that’s not exactly safe. So we’d have it on for part of the day and then we’d have to put it away. This didn’t help. Then one thing led to another and I was given a Honeywell HZ-850 EnergySmart ThermaWave Ceramic Heater to review and it changed everything.
The Honeywell HZ-850 EnergySmrt™ ThermaWave Ceramic Heater uses ThermaWave technology to send a quiet wave of warm air around the room, spreading the heat more evenly than traditional fans. It also features Smart™ technology, which regulates electricity flow based on temperature for precise temperature control and energy savings.
What is incredible about the Honeywell ThermaWave EnergySmart Heater is that if used properly it can save you up to 35% off your energy bills in comparison to other heaters. They use less electricity than radiant heaters, plus it stays at a much cooler temperature as it is ceramic, thus making them safe to be around pets and small children! Other features include:
- Digital LED lights show current room temperature and desired temperature
- Energy usage indicator shows amount of energy used
- High & Low fan speeds
- Programmable thermostat
- Carry handle
- Tip-Over Protection shuts heater off if tipped
- Overheat Protection Device
- Extra-Wide Sturdy Base
- Room Size: 120 Square Foot Room
- Fast even ceramic technology with fan-forced heating for personal and whole room comfort.
- A unique ergonomic design and quiet fan which allows a wave of warmed air to circulate your room.
I’m not sure what I would ever do without this heater now. It’s saved us money on our gas bill (haven’t gotten electric yet to see), it blends in well with the room and isn’t as large as other heaters and it is SAFE. My tot can touch it without burning himself, he can tip it over and it will automatically shut off and if it gets too hot it will turn itself off. Simply put, it’s amazing and I don’t have to worry about it being on during the day in the playroom. This heater would be a must have if you are looking for a heater to help lower heating costs or one that is designed for safety with children in mind.
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Purchase: You can purchase the Honeywell ThermaWave EnergySmart Heater at most major retailers for MSRP: $69.99.
I received samples for the purpose of reviewing. Opinions are my own and/or my families and are not influenced by any form of compensation.