An infrared heater or heat lamp is a body with a higher temperature which transfers energy to a body with a lower temperature through electromagnetic radiation. Depending on the temperature of the emitting body, the wavelength of the peak of the infrared radiation ranges from 780 nm to 1 mm. No contact or medium between the two bodies is needed for the energy transfer. Infrared heaters can be operated in vacuum or atmosphere.
One classification of infrared heaters is by the wavelength bands of infrared emission.
Short wave or near infrared for the range from 780 nm to 1400 nm, these emitters are also named bright because still some visible light is emitted;
Medium infrared for the range between 1400 nm and 3000 nm;
Far infrared or dark emitters for everything above 3000 nm.
Infrared quartz heaters are a popular choice for homeowners who are looking for a portable infrared heater that can provide them with comfortable warmth without spiking their energy bills each month, and without the exorbant price tag that some other types of personal heaters carry. Infrared quartz heaters are also well known for their even... Read More »
In a world where energy efficiency is something we all seek, electrically-heated infrared heaters are just one smart choice among many. They can radiate up to 86% of their input as output-able energy.. Almost all the input energy is converted into radiant heat by a filament which is then often directed by reflectors. Sometimes some... Read More »
Are you looking for an electric infrared garage heater? Not sure what to look for or how to go about choosing the best one for your purposes? In this short article we will look at the basics of infrared garage heaters and some specific brands. You will have all the necessary info to make an... Read More »
The best infrared garage heaters are able to deliver high quality for a good price. Let’s face it, in today’s economy, everybody is looking for a great deal, an infrared heater for garage use is no different. As the weather gets colder and colder, it may be a little difficult to concentrate and work to... Read More »
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HERE IS OUR FULL REVIEW Eden Pure is probably the most highly advertised infrared heater on the market right now featuring endorsements from well known home improvement guru Bob Vila and actor Richard Karn. They have done a very good job getting the Eden Pure brand into the minds of consumers through an hour long... Read More »
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Bio Smart Classic Premium Edition Although the infrared heater by Bio Smart Solutions is not one of the heavily advertised heaters out there it is definitely one of the better-made ones. I think that Bio Smart has chosen to focus more on quality rather than quantity. Their Classic Premium Edition offers an impressive list of... Read More »
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If you are trying to figure out a way to save money on your heat bill this upcoming winter then you are not alone. More than likely your research has led you to infrared heat at one time or another. Infrared heaters have become all the rage the last couple of years and there are... Read More »