When we talk about the different fuels that can be used to heat a home, the first energy sources to come to mind are probably the most commonly used fuels: oil, natural gas, propane, etc. However, another source of energy provides a heating alternative to liquid fuels: electricity. Electric heating systems convert electric energy into thermal heat energy to warm your space. In fact, there are a few different electric heating types to be aware of if you're considering using electricity to heat your home. In this post, we'll discus what homeowners should know about electric heat, the two main electrical heating systems, and the pros and cons of choosing this type of energy.