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Pubs, Clubs and Outdoor Heat


It goes without saying, yet, many pubs and clubs, cafes and restaurants still chose to provide poor quality, free standing gas heaters to keep their clients warm. On the rare occasions they have managed to actually attach a gas cylinder that is not empty, their clients are treated to heat. Loads of heat. Going everywhere. Heat in all directions but mainly straight up into the sky. Environmentally, this is criminal. Economically it is crazy.

When it comes to outdoor heating in public environments, safety is paramount. Cheap free standing gas heaters are often not secure and one of our recent electric patio heater customers is now going electric because his customer knocked over a gas heater which burned another customer who is now suing. Electric Outdoor Heating is so easy and so safe.

There are products available to suit every style, situation and budget. Mainly secured to a wall or a parasol, modern quartz radiant heaters focus heat into a directed wide beam much like a flood light so that only the people in front get the benefit and the environment and electricity company doesn't. That's why an electric patio heater providing 2kW of heat is more effective than a gas heater providing 14kW of heat. Mainly because 13kW of the 14kW is wasted heating the air and sky.

If a pub is to survive in a competitive marketplace it must provide for the comfort of its customers or they will simply go elsewhere. Simply believing that you do not want smokers anyway is short-sighted as one smoker in a group is often enough for the whole party to go somewhere all their needs are catered for. We are not all vegetarians, yet almost every menu has a veggie option and similarly every pub and club must now provide for its smoking customers needs or risk losing more than just a few smelly customers.

Outdoor eating 'alfresco' is also becoming much more popular than ever before. Most customers, if offered a comfortable option, will choose to eat and drink outside. Heat and shelter are the two main essentials needed to provide this comfort level. This does not just send the same customers outside, but encourages more to come and the same ones to come more often. Busy restaurants with outdoor seating will already know how their revenue is hit when they have to reduce their covers once it is too cold to seat outdoors. If the outdoor season can be extended by a month in the autumn and a month in the spring, just think how much extra revenue is possible.

Electric Patio Heaters for Pubs and Clubs

Electric outdoor heaters are so cost effective. Costing about 34p per hour in electricity per kW. To the average user, that equates to about 68p per hour. Perhaps 4.00 per night (for 6 hours) It is a very cheap way of keeping everyone happy. The set up cost is also very low with fully weatherproof outdoor patio heaters costing from 120 each and only needing to be bolted to the wall or attached with a clamp to a parasol and switched on.

Beware of the cheap electric patio heaters available today. They have cheap and nasty heating lamps that will last 120 hours or so rather that the 5,000 to 7,000 hours we quote. The glass is not tempered and filters much of the infrared heat away, they will rust very quickly and the heat lamps give out mainly medium wave heat that will not travel as far and not warm as well. Enough said?

Commercial Patio Heaters

Our extensive range of Commercial patio heaters includes gas heaters and infrared electric heaters. They produces a subtle, enjoyable level of heat that allows you to enhance the experience for your customers.


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