Question about Holmes Products BH3955-U Bionaire Utility Heater

# Holmes bh3955 or holmes hh3690

I am trying to heat a 20ft by 16 ft room and am trying to figure out which heater would be more efficient.....any info would be appreciated, thanks

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Depending where you live, here in Vermont we take square footage and multiply by 30 for a rule-of-thumb calculation. This gives us a very conservitive Btu rating. New York City use 20 Btu per square foot and Washington D.C. use 15.

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Figure out your square foot requirements - multiply 16 X 20 to get 320 sq ft. Find a heat formula to consider windows and doors and known insulation in the walls. this will give you BTu output required to raise the inside air from 68 degrees (norm) to 72 degrees.

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