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INFRARED HEATING Clever heat like the sun.

THE ADVANTAGES OF INFRARED HEATING

 

HEALTHY WARMTH

Infrared heaters or the infrared waves have a high effective depth and warm the body gently from the inside out.

 

SAFE & CERTIFIED

TÜV and CE quality labels are evidence of the high quality, standard processing and safety standards of our infrared heaters.

 

COMFORT

Infrared heaters provide heat at the push of a button, just when you want it or fully automatically thanks to intelligent control technology.

 

EFFICIENT

Infrared heaters work very efficiently - not least because of the simple and precise controllability. 100% lossless.

 

QUALITY

The use of high-quality and durable materials make the ETHERMA infrared heaters a quality product that accompanies you for a lifetime of heating.

 

COST SAVING

Infrared heaters offer the highest level of comfort. No maintenance, no service, no procurement of heating materials. This saves time and costs.

 

THE FUTURE HEATING

In combination with PV systems and green electricity tariffs, infrared heating is the heating of the future - with the lowest investment costs.

 

 

 

DESIGN

Our infrared heaters are pioneers in terms of design and diversity - choose from a wide range of colors, outputs and applications.

WHY WE DON'T FREEZE IN THE WINTER SUN.

Have you ever asked yourself why you don't freeze on a sunny winter's day in a ski hut, even in sub-zero temperatures? This is actually the principle of infrared warmth at work. When infrared warmth hits our skin, it instantly releases a pleasant sensation of heat, and it is therefore also called "radiant warmth". ETHERMA infrared heating systems are based on this principle of direct warmth. This technology provides particularly efficient heat, saving on energy costs and reducing the generation of dust.

HOW DOES INFRARED WARMTH WORK?

On a cold, sunny winter's day, you feel cold in the hut - but take a single step into the sunshine and it is suddenly pleasantly warm, even though there has been no change in the air temperature. In a sun-drenched ski hut, the favourite places to be are the walls - why is that? Here, so-called "secondary radiation" from the warm wall increases the sensation of heat even further.

Infrared heating is based on the principle of solar radiation. Thermal radiation does not primarily warm the surrounding air. Instead, ceilings, walls, objects and humans absorb the radiant heat. The environment stores the warmth, and releases this into the room (= secondary radiation). This homogenous warming of the room creates a pleasant climate, in which losses from rising warm air (as in convection heating) are largely avoided.

Comfort does not have to be expensive

Infrared warmth provides not only direct heat, but also warms the walls, which then release the warmth again (so-called secondary radiation or the "warm walls" which you remember). An empirical investigation by Bedford and Liese provided that people feel the same degree of snugness with warm walls even when the room's air temperature drops.

SAVING ENERGY - BUT NOT CHARGEABLE TO YOUR COMFORT

The sensed temperature is even 2-3 degrees higher than the actual room temperature. The room's air temperature can thus be reduced without affecting that sense of snugness. And every degree that the air temperature drops translates to an energy saving of approximately 6%. Thus, radiant heat can save you up to 18% in energy terms.

IT'S ALL ABOUT LENGTH.

The word "infrared" (infra, lat. = beyond) makes it quite clear that we are referring to a range of electromagnetic radiation which lies beyond the red end of the visible light spectrum and is therefore free from UV radiation.

ETHERMA creates visionary technical devices to make optimum use of the highly efficient infrared radiation as a source of heat. This is why we have the right ingenious warmth solution for every wave range.

The individual infrared ranges differ in terms of the length of their waves.

IR-C long-wave infrared:LAVA® Design infrared heating, flush-mounted wall heating

IR-B medium-wave infrared: Ceiling heaters, quartz heaters

IR-A short-wave infrared: SOLAMAGIC® short-wave heaters

CASE STUDY

AN ENERGY AND TECHNICAL RENOVATION CASE STUDY: HOME RENOVATION

THE INITIAL SITUATION

An 80m² home was brought up-to-date in energy terms by installing new windows. This was exactly the right time to also bring the heating system up to date.

THE ETHERMA SOLUTION

During this technical renovation - i.e. replacing the heating system to comply with the latest conditions - the night storage furnace was replaced with 6 LAVA® Glas Design infrared heating systems.

The replacement achieved the following results:

Connected load reduced from 14 kW to 5 kW

New electricity tariff "Day/Night power = 8+14"

Consumption reduced by 1500 kWh - compared to an average of 4800 kWh for the six preceding heating periods. This resulted in a sensational 31% reduction in power consumption.

"I am very pleased with the result! In addition, the reduction in consumption came with a clear increase in comfort - cozy warmth throughout the entire house. A further positive side-effect was the air quality - additional air humidification is no longer necessary", explained the enthusiastic customer.

Electric infrared heating comprises an economical alternative, as it combines a lower investment cost with a reduced heat load.

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