Copper Kettles (Photograph)
These polished round copper kettles are as beautiful as they are functional. Copper is an excellent heat conductor, ensuring that these kettles bring water to a boil quickly.
Copper Cookware (Photograph)
Copper cookware looks attractive and easily conducts heat. Commercial grade copper pots like the one shown here provide even heat when cooking, with a lining that protects the food from absorbing copper.
Drill Bits (Photograph)
Drill bits are made of various materials with different types of coatings. Low and high carbon steels are used in wood, and high speed steel is resistant to heat, and thus can be used at greater cutting speeds.
Electric Fireplace (Photograph)
An electric fireplace is essentially an aesthetically-pleasing heater. They can be placed inside existing conventional fireplaces that can no longer be used for open flame. The electric fireplace is plugged into a wall outlet to provide heat.
- Gas Fireplaces
Gas fireplaces are a beautiful and convenient alternative to traditional wood-burning fireplaces. Not only do they create heat and ambiance, but they do not require wood and they can be turned on and off.
- Hot Water Heaters
Hot water heaters are used to heat water for residential or commercial purposes. Most hot water heaters use electricity or gas, and may use a tank or be tank-less style.
- Solar Water Heaters
Solar water heaters can be used to heat swimming pools and hot tubs, or provide water for an entire family's needs. Both passive and active solar water heating systems are available.
- Cooking Appliances
Introduction to built-in kitchen appliances that are used to cook food, including ranges, stoves, cooktops, and ovens, as well as hoods that are used to exhaust heat, smoke, steam, and cooking odors.
- Marble Counter Tops
Marble is a popular choice for counter tops because of its elegance and durability. It is highly heat resistant and features beautiful patterns. Visit this site to learn more about marble counter tops.
- Air Conditioners (Photograph)
A stately stone home with a chimney and elaborate windows features two air conditioning units in dormered windows. While stone homes often stay cool in hot weather, attic rooms often need additional help to fight off heat and humidity.
- Space Heaters
Space heaters are powered by gas or electricity and are used to heat a room or small area. Basic types of space heaters include heater fans, ceramic heaters, radiant heaters, and convection heaters.
- Metal Ladder in an Inground Swimming Pool (Digital Image)
A chrome ladder dips into an inviting cerulean-blue inground pool. Feel the heat on the bottom of your feet as you walk across the tiles to the ladder. Dip a toe in the water, or go for the plunge.
- Room Air Conditioner below a Window (Digital Image)
Sunlight shines on a shiny wooden floor in an empty room, while a room air conditioner keeps things cool. Hot summer days and muggy nights can be uncomfortable, which is why many people install room air conditioners.
- Front-Loading Washing Machine (Digital Image)
Wouldn't our great grandmothers be amazed by the improvements in the way we wash clothes? Washing machines like this efficient, front-loader model tuck in out of the way under a countertop.
- Hot Charcoal Briquettes in a Grill (Digital Video)
Hot charcoal briquettes glow and flicker in this close-up view of a barbeque grill heat source.