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We sized up various heating devices to determine which will keep you the most cosy for the least cash
One of the first things us Capetonians do when the weather starts to turn a little nippy is haul out the old heater – it’s a sure-fire way to defrost those icy fingers and toes quickly and conveniently. The only issue is that it can also be an uber expensive option. According to Eskom, domestic space heaters can account for up to 16% of your electricity bill, so if you’re going to use one (and let’s be honest, no one’s willing to give theirs up), it’s important to choose the most energy-efficient of the lot and to employ it in the right contexts in order to bring down costs.
To help you save some dough this drizzly season, we chatted to the folks at Eskom and, with their help, put together a comparison below that outlines various heating options and the pros and cons of each. This way,