Heating Systems

When it comes to tiny homes you’ve got a lot of ways to heat things up!  In all honesty, in most parts of the country, heating isn’t nearly the task that cooling is.  Here is an overview of all the methods out there though:

  • Propane Heat
  • Convection Heat
  • Infrared Heat
  • Electric Heat with Blower
  • Electric Radiant Heat
  • Dyson Split System
  • In Floor Radiant Heat
  • Wood Burning Stove
  • Gas Burning Stove
  • Passive
  • Pets, electronic devices and Body Heat

There are pros and cons to each and what is right for you may be influenced by other choices along your path.  Stay tuned for more on each type shortly.

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About Macy Miller

Macy Miller is a Rocky Mountain native and the creator of MiniMotives.com. As a LEED accredited architectural designer she is a passionate promoter of good design, healthy living, and the tiny lifestyle. In 2011 she started construction on her 196 s.f. tiny house where she has been living with her partner, James, daughter, Hazel, and dog, Denver since June 2013. She and her home have been featured on Yahoo News, Time Magazine, Dwell Magazine, NPR, HGTV’s Extreme Homes and many others!

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  1. AJ Saunders

    Ceiling mounted radiant heating panels will heat the house using long wave infrared . Only 5 amps per panel.

    Panels are one inch thick and vary from 2′ x 4′ to 2′ x6′
    120 or 240v . Low wattage panels use very little energy and give off a lot of heat.
    No floor space used, no maintenance required.
    Solid State Heating

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