It is winter time now. Winter could be aching for some people, including me actually, who can’t bear being cold for seconds and prefer staying in the house to stave off the cold weather. We all seek different heating means to enjoy our moments indoor and make them more convenient. Along the ages different kinds of heating systems have emerged starting from firewood ignition until the synthesized means made today from complicated technology.

We combined four of the most effective and renowned heating systems that could help warming your house ambiance.


First: Stoves


Runs by firewood, looks elegant and adds some luxury to your house design. It’s a bit prevalent in Europe, North America, and Australia where huge wood stock are available while other states with drier environments could resort to alternative means of heating.


Second: Central heating systems

Central heating systems

One of the best means and known for comparatively low establishment and maintenance costs. Central systems are time enduring too as they neither rust nor work on limited resources.

This system depends on transmitting heat from its sources to thermal radiators scattered along the house by boiled water, steam, or hot air through pipes attached to the radiators. Most central heating systems work on diesel or electricity.

There are many kinds of central systems including:

1. Hot water heating system: This sort is prevalent in houses, hospitals, schools, and hotels. It is cheaper, safer, and easier to be maintained or repaired.

2. Hot air heating system: It uses air as a mediator to transmit warmth. In this system, air is heated in central heating cells, then thrusted in special paths to the areas meant to be warmed.

3. Steam heating system: In this specific system, heat is generated from boiling water at definite degree and pressure until it’s vaporized.


Third: Solar heating

solar heating

The solar heating system is unknown for many people. This system works by using heat generated from solar collection cells to the ambiences meant to be warmed. This process entitles the usage of special materials and equipment that could be a little bit costly.

Despite its costs, this system has proven to be energy efficient as it saves about 50 to 70 percent of the diesel costs. It is also multifunctional as it provides hot water as well all around the year.


Fourth: Metal stoves

Metal stoves

They are simple, ubiquitous, and feature different sizes and styles. They work on various sources of energy either electricity, gas, or wood. Metal stoves feature reasonable prices

The most prevalent type of metal stoves is the electric ones which work by transferring the electric current to heat using heating elements of high resistance on the surface of the stove.

These aren’t the only types of heating systems, still you can find more by surfing the internet or touring in any of the mega stores. Moreover, this is not the end of the story, of course, science and technology won’t cease issuing new kinds with high work efficiency, cost efficiency, and suitable for daily usage.

To learn more about adjusting the ambiance in your house see also:

Stay Cool And Save Energy: Cool Down Your House During Summer

7 Tips to keep your house cool naturally