Gas-fired IR heating is replacing conventional forced air in industrial and commercial applications the world over. This is because of infrared’s superior energy savings, comfort level, design flexibility and lower carbon footprint.
The effectiveness of infrared radiant heating is easy to feel. On a cold day you can be in the sun and still feel warm. The sun’s infrared waves pass through the air and warms on contact with people. Infrared heaters work like mini suns.
Delivering radiant energy is far more efficient than heating up air and blowing it down onto people and things. As much as 80% of the heat generated by forced air is wasted. It floats back up to the ceiling, gets vented to the outside.
Infrared Radiant Heating
Infrared radiant energy directly
heats people and objects
at floor level
Forced Air Heating
With warm air heating, hot air rises.
To heat people at the floor,
the total space needs to be heated.
This requires up to 65% more energy.