Freestanding electric patio heaters can be placed on the ground. Most electric patio heater models can be simply plugged into a standard household outlet making them easy to install and ready to go right out of the box. 

Select Sunheat electric heaters can be mounted on the optional tripod. Dimplex DSH Series heaters are permanently installed with the optional pole mounting kit. Shop our selection of the best electric patio heaters.

Learn more about electric patio heaters in our guide to choosing the best electric patio heater for your space.


1. Are electric heaters energy efficient?

Electric Infrared Heaters are more energy efficient than space heaters as they warm solid objects only. These do not waste energy heating the air.

2. Which electric heater is the most energy efficient?

500 Watt Electric Patio Heaters need the least amount of electricity to produce warmth. However, more powerful heaters consume more wattage to emit more heat. To efficiently heat your space, it's best to select a patio heater with enough heat coverage for the area you want to warm.