There are two dominant opinions about electric heaters: they are expensive in consumption and they are 100% efficient, as electricity is converted directly into heat. Infrared heaters are also classified as electric heaters as they are also powered by electricity. This, however, is all they have in common. Most electric heaters work with convection and infrared heaters with radiant heat. Using real examples, we will show you how the various electric heaters compare. Do you opt for an infrared heater or traditional electric heater?
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According to experts, 30-50% of apartments are contaminated with mold. Mold can have a negative impact on your health and is often discovered very late. That is why it is particularly important for all homeowners and tenants to take measures that prevent mold and damp. We explain the causes of mold, how infrared heaters prevent mold and what other measures you can take against mold.
A good work climate contributes to a successful company. If during wintertime, your employees argue over room temperature because one is too cold and the other too warm, it will reflect in the work climate. Those heating with convectors know the problem of dry hot air making us tired and lethargic and workers becoming more inefficient. But how can you counteract these problems? With infrared office heaters! Whether as a main or additional heating, ceiling heating or desk heating, infrared heaters create the perfect working climate in offices!
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Infrared heaters are known for creating a pleasant indoor climate. Nevertheless, there are still prejudices against this technology, since heating with electricity for a long time was regarded as inefficient and expensive. We will show you how high the costs in a new building really are including investment costs, consumption costs and operating costs and what other advantages infrared heating offers in new buildings.
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Most infrared panel heaters are still sold without a thermostat, but did you know that according to the ecodesign regulation of the EU infrared heaters must now be sold with a thermostat? And there is a reason for that, without a thermostat you often heat too much and for too long until it gets so warm to the point where you turn off the heating because you feel uncomfortable. But per degree Celsius less you can save up to 6% energy and feel more comfortable! But with the number of thermostats and functions offered on the market today, it can get confusing. We clarify what to look for when buying the infrared heater with thermostat and what the different functions actually do.
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We have always emphasized that you should use infrared heaters (or any heating system for that matter) in conjunction with a thermostat. Did you know that this year this actually become mandatory? We explain what the new EU ecodesign requirements are all about and how they will benefit you.
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Are infrared heaters bad for you? Are they dangerous? Or do they actually have health benefits? Those who have experienced infrared heaters know first-hand the comfortable heat they create. Nonetheless, many still have doubts and fear that infrared radiation is hazardous to their health. After all, most associate the word radiation with negative things such as nuclear radiation or X-radiation. In this article, we demystify the effects of infrared radiation and tell you how it affects your body.
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Installing infrared panel heaters is generally very easy and done fast. Nevertheless, there are 3 points that you should keep in mind in order to take full advantage of the benefits of infrared heating panel and to avoid installation mistakes. How to correctly position, dimension and mount a infrared panel heater is described our following 3 tips.
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Infrared bathroom heaters provide a spa-like climate and are space- and energy-saving. But which infrared heaters are suitable for your bathroom? What are their advantages and how do you actually dimension infrared bathroom heaters? Read here everything you need to know about how to correctly use infrared bathroom heaters. Whether as supplementary or main heating, infrared bathroom heaters create the perfect wellness oasis in your home!
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It is widely known that there are special electricity rates for night storage heaters and low electricity rates for heat pumps. But is there a special rate for infrared heating panels? The answer is yes! Although there is no specific rate for infrared heating panels that suits everyone’s needs, there is the option of a so-called direct heating electricity rate for a large number of users of infrared heaters, where savings of up to 20-30% can be achieved. We’ll explain how these special rates work and for whom the tariff change might be worthwhile.
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Lots of people rely on storage heaters to warm their homes during the winter time. The majority of these units have been installed decades ago and home owners are looking to replacing storage heaters now with an alternative heating system. While they could replace their old storage heaters with new ones there is a new competing technology – infrared heating panels. But what makes infrared heaters really a better heating solution?
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