You can’t halt the march of progress and in just a few years we’ve seen the landscape of electric outdoor heaters change dramatically. Gone are the days of patio heaters with identical bulbs and only marginally different boxy housings – 2018 is experiencing something of a renaissance when it comes to outdoor space heating and the products on offer are as diverse as they’ve ever been. We’ve now got stylish no glare heaters and appliances with innovative carbon elements, but while traditional halogen heaters can be installed just about anywhere, these newer models are designed for more specific applications. If you’ve been reading up on outdoor heaters and have seen phrases like ‘this product is best for sheltered outdoor spaces or lofty interiors’ you might not necessarily know what that means. Where do you draw the line with a sheltered space? What do you class as a lofty interior? This guide is designed to act as a primer to bring you up to speed on where to use some of our newer products.