Blog articles 2021

What is short, medium and long wave infrared Heat? How do they differ?

What is short, medium and long wave infrared Heat? How do they differ?

Before we dive deeper into the specifics of infrared heat, let's start with an overview of the three different ways that heat can be transferred:

Conduction - direct contact with the heat source. Convection - Heat transfer via air or water (eg, a radiator). Radiation - No transfer medium needed. Travels via invisible waves, like the heat from the sun.

Radiation is exactly ...

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Shadow Diffusion back in stock

Shadow Diffusion back in stock

THE WAIT IS FINALLY OVER!

The Shadow Diffusion range is finally back in stock and the good news is... IT IS BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER BEFORE!

With the chilly January weather now upon us all, we are thrilled to be able to offer you the opportunity to begin the New Year with this stylish and contemporary Shadow Heating kick start.

The full Diffusion range ca ...

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Gas Patio Heater Spotlight

Gas Patio Heater Spotlight

Our beautifully designed Gas Patio Heaters make a perfect addition to any commercial or residential outdoor space; creating both warmth and atmosphere in one.

Whether you are seeking a mesmerising dancing flame or an angular feature point, we have a gas heater to suit your outdoor setting.

Check out our full gas range at Gas Patio Heaters and our Umbra Gas Fire Pit range ...

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Is Infrared Harmful or Therapeutic?

Is Infrared Harmful or Therapeutic?

To best answer this question we first need to really understand: What exactly is infrared light?

You probably remember in school learning about the electromagnetic spectrum, or perhaps even using a prism to split light into its separate colours, forming a rainbow like effect. This prism of colours is 'visible light', that is, light that human eyes can actually detect. Also on this spe ...

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Carbon Infrared Heaters

Carbon Infrared Heaters

Carbon Infrared heaters emit medium wavelength heat. They have a speedy start up time of under 30 seconds. But a lower heat output of 900įC and reduced efficiency. Around 40% of heat is lost in heating the air as opposed to directly targeting people. This does mean that on a windy day you will really struggle to get the same kind of warmth from a carbon lamp.

The eleme ...

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Enjoy alfresco moments almost all year round with an outdoor firepit

Enjoy alfresco moments almost all year round with an outdoor firepit

Roasting chestnuts, toasting marshmallows or simply warming your toes, an outdoor firepit allows you to enjoy alfresco moments almost the whole year round. Chic, contemporary or traditional styles offer everyone a firepit to suit their individual home and patio setting.

Fire has been an essential part to mankindís development for almost 400,000 years Ė is it any wonder real flames fl ...

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Right to Repair Patio Heaters

Right to Repair Patio Heaters

At Heat Outdoors our aim is to provide long lasting products that can be repaired either by our technical team or by our customers.

We developed the Easyfit technology for lamps so that they can be changed easily Our How to Guides provide many video clips showing how to repair and build products We stock replacement lamps for all our products We stock a variety of parts such as m ...
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Outdoor Heating for the Tech Supreme

Outdoor Heating for the Tech Supreme

Shadow XT Patio Heater

The Shadow XT heater is a superb fully outdoors patio heater, offering high tech efficiency in a fully BLUETOOTH controlled unit including an integrated timer function. Itís additional, enhanced reflector amplifies the heating capabilities giving you all advanced, wind proof infrared heat, you could ever want outdoors.

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