Infrared Heaters

Re: Infrared Heaters

PostBy: steamup On: Mon Nov 23, 2009 9:41 am

traderfjp wrote:They are claiming that these heaters can do a 1500sq ft. home and it only cost a 1.00 a day. I'm sure it's 2.00 a day for electricity where I'm at. I was thinking of getting one for my basement. Does anyone have any experience with these units?
This link is broken, either the page no longer exists or there is some other issue like a typo.

Reminds me of the "Amish Heater" claims.

Whenever I see these advertisements I remember two things-

The first thing is the first law of thermodynamics- "The first law of thermodynamics, an expression of the principle of conservation of energy, states that energy can be transformed (changed from one form to another), but cannot be created or destroyed." - In others words, don't expect to get something out of nothing.

The second thing I remember is somethgin W. C. Fields said- "It's morally wrong to allow a sucker to keep his money."
W. C. Fields

Caveat emptor - "let the buyer beware"
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