Energy Savings from Infrared Heating

The following energy-comparison studies were undertaken on different-sized family houses using different types of heating. The results clearly indicate Infrared Heating required up to 70% less energy to heat the respective houses to the same acceptable standard as under their former sources of heat. Act on CO2 today by switching to Infrared. Redwell Infrared Heater systems

Energy-efficiency demonstrated by Redwell Infrared Heaters

Further experiments were performed to determine the heat-efficiency over time, by using infrared heat to maintain a constant level of comfort in the indoor temperature despite changes in outdoor temperature. The point being that with standard convection-based heating, large changes in outside temperature typically requires a large change in energy required to heat the house (house insulation remaining the same before and during the experiment). The tests demonstrate that whilst heating was required as the outside air temperature dropped (i.e. house insulation was not perfect), the heat energy required to maintain comfort was far lower than standard convection-based heating. Consequently heating bills over the winter period may be considered a fraction of what they would be using convection heating.

Room Data Room 1 - Playroom Room 2 - Playroom
Outer Walls U-Value: 0.23 W/m2K U-Value: 0.23 W/m2K
Windows U-Value: 1.55 W/m2k U-Value: 1.55 W/m2k
Heated Net Area 12.7 m2 17 m2
Heated Net Volume 30.5 m3 40.8 m3
Heat Output Needed 451 W 612 W
Max Outside Temperature 23.2 Degrees C 23.2 Degrees C
Min Outside Temperature - 8.1 Degrees C - 8.1 Degrees C
Average Outside Temperature 4.1 Degrees 4.1 Degrees C
Max Wind Speed 65.25 mph 65.25 mph
Min Wind Speed 0 mph 0 mph
Average Wind Speed 5.78 mph 5.78 mph
Energy Costs (6 month period) €33.28 €52.00