Infrared Explained

Infrared panels vs ceramic heaters: what’s the difference?

Infrared heating caters to spaces of all kinds, whether it’s a two-up two-down terrace or a draughty industrial unit – all you need to do is find the right heater for the job. There are two options for heating an interior with infrared: panels or ceramic heaters, but which is the right choice for you? Let’s find out…

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Can Infrared Heaters Heat a House?

The short answer is yes, infrared heaters can heat a house. In fact, they’re great for keeping your entire home warm. These modern electric heating solutions offer a deep level of warmth for your living room, bathroom, bedroom and even your garden. Slimline, efficient and effective, infrared heaters are the perfect energy-saving solution for heating your property, which is why there is such a vast range of options to suit a multitude of spaces.

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A Guide to Infrared Heating Panels

If you’re thinking of upgrading the heating in your property, you should really consider infrared panels. As a fairly new addition to the world of heating this modern solution is quickly increasing in popularity for a variety of reasons. Infrared is efficient, safe and delivers comfortable warmth for every room in the house. In this guide to infrared heating panels, we are going to explore how infrared heaters work, the many different designs on offer and why they make such an effective heating source.

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Herschel Infrared Heating Panels – As Seen on TV!

Last month, many viewers of the popular BBC series ‘Your Home Made Perfect’ were given their first introduction to infrared, showcased in episode 8’s exquisitely designed garden room. In this episode, you can see a chic, powder-coated white infrared panel that’s been mounted on the ceiling, elegantly blending into its surroundings to provide comfortable warmth. Expert architect Laura Jane Clark captures exactly why infrared heating is so revolutionary: it’s space-saving, it’s efficient and it provides a natural heat which feels like the warmth from the sun. Infrared heating panels are impressive enough just to look at but if you want to know more, here are the benefits in detail.

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Top 5 Benefits of Radiant Panels

There are many positives to using infrared radiant panels, for example, did you know that it’s one of the most efficient and safest ways to heat your home? In this blog I’m going to show you why you should consider this alternative form of heating solution for your home or office. So, get comfy because it’s time to go through the top 5 benefits of radiant panels.

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Infrared Heating vs. Underfloor Heating

You’ve probably heard of the wondrous benefits of both electric underfloor heating and infrared heating as modern heating systems, but when it comes to choosing between them, the choice may not always be clear. Our range of infrared heaters are the perfect, most cost-effective choice for anyone looking to change or add to their current heating system, from their ultra-modern and sleek design all the way to their unmatched efficiency.

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“What are infrared heaters good for?”

In the world of home and business heating, infrared is the new kid on the block, so naturally one of the first questions we’re asked is ‘where can I use it?’ Don’t be daunted by the science – infrared offers some of the most versatile heating solutions available on the market, so once you get to grips with how it works, the benefits soon become clear. We won’t go into the nitty-gritty of infrared in this particular blog – though by all means, take a look at our exceptional primer here for further reading – but we’ll certainly be looking at its best and most common applications. If you’re wondering what infrared heaters are good for, it turns out that it’s quite a lot…

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Why It’s Best to Stick with Brand-Name Infrared Heaters

As we already mentioned in our blog from last March, infrared is one of the oldest forms of heating known to man – it’s just the technology that’s changed over the years. While we might be familiar with the wood-burning stoves and bar fires that use infrared to heat spaces, people are less au fait with the more contemporary infrared products on the market. Unfortunately, this lack of knowledge can sometimes be exploited by businesses for their own gain. Less reputable companies might make outlandish and unsubstantiated claims about their products’ running costs, whereas others who have jumped on the infrared bandwagon may lack the necessary experience to accurately specify requirements for property interiors. If you’re thinking of installing an infrared system in your home or business, here’s why it pays to stick with the big-name brands on the market…

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Our Electric Patio Heaters for 2018

In the last couple of days, we’ve seen a stark contrast in weather here in Knaresborough. On Wednesday we were gingerly creeping our cars across fords of water caused by torrential rain, then on Thursday we were treated to glorious sunshine, temperatures in the double figures and a broad expanse of unblemished blue sky. British springtime is unpredictable but at least this sudden upturn in the weather brings with it some hope – barbeque season is tantalisingly close and soon it’ll be time to get out in the garden and enjoy the fresh air. To get your outdoor space ready for entertaining, we’ve put together a list of some of our best electric patio heaters for this summer so you can maximise your time outside in total comfort.

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Infrared Heaters: The Oldest 21st Century Heating System

Infrared heaters are relative newcomers to the heating industry, an industry dominated by firmly established heating methods. For some time now, the UK has been preoccupied with traditional plumbed heating systems. Since the 19th century, cast iron central heating radiators, and their subsequent derivatives, have ruled over our households. Because of this, infrared heating, and electric heating in general, has become synonymous with the modern world. But infrared isn’t a new phenomenon. In fact, it’s been with us for far longer than you might think…

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