Wherever you live, the climate plus weather conditions have a serious effect on the size of your electric bill and other utilities. Heating in chilly climates plus cooling in boiling climates will make up a wonderful percentage of those bills. Over the years as fuel prices have increased dramatically, especially for propane gas, fuel oil plus natural gas, homeowners have looked for ways to stay comfortable plus still keep costs under control as much as possible. Sometimes there are dramatic price shifts based on supply. A shortage of propane in the north a few years ago led to prices that were double plus even triple the price of previous years. Some people have installed wood burning furnaces either as a primary way to heat their homes or as a supplementary way to provide heat. This is a labor-intensive practice. The economy of wood burning depend on the availability of the wood. People with wooded acreage have a ready source but felling the trees plus creating usable logs is no self-explanatory job. Kerosene burners also are occasionally used to supplement furnaces. Kerosene is highly flammable plus has a strong odor. It needs to be handled with care. The heat produced by this kind of gas furnace can be intense, so everyone needs to be careful not to bump into the heater. Fortunately, several efficient electric section furnaces have come on the market. These are a great solution for helping to postpone turning on the heating plan for the Winter season, for heating chilly spots which may occur in the cabin or for heating a room that is occupied to a comfortable temperature while keeping the rest of the cabin cool. Price increases can lead to creating efficient plus economical solutions.