Qinghai province is one of the important provinces in the development of the western region. It has a continental plateau climate and is extreme cold in winter. There are many local heating modes. Based on the field investigation, this paper presents six heating modes, independent stove, stove Kang, stove heating system, heated Kang, passive solar house, active and passive integration solar house, and compares their advantages and disadvantages. The heating information presented in this paper is significant for the development of heating, and has reference value for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) engineers.