What to Consider When Installing Your Infrared Heater
by Sam W
Selecting the ideal spot for your infrared heater is like finding a sunny spot in a park during spring - it's all about maximizing comfort. Unlike traditional heating methods, infrared panels work by warming objects directly, allowing warmth to linger in your space even when your infrared heater is turned off. In this article, we will explore some practical considerations to ensure your infrared heater is installed correctly for it to do its job effectively.
Wall-Mounting for Targeted Comfort
Opting for a wall-mounted placement of your infrared heater is a smart move. If you're looking for the best place to install your infrared heater, consider areas of high use. For instance, if your home office is your main hub, then positioning your infrared heater near your work desk would be ideal. This allows you to feel comfortable at lower air temperatures and save on your energy bill.
Considerations to Think About When Finding a Location for Your Infrared Heater in Your Home
Consider Activity Areas: Base the placement of your infrared heater on the most frequented spots in a room for maximum comfort and warmth. For example, if you were installing your infrared heater in your living room, it would be recommended to place it near your sofa, as that’s where you would spend most of your time.
Mind the Gaps: Keep objects away from the front of your infrared heater to allow heat to disperse effectively. Also, avoid placing it opposite windows or open doorways to retain the warmth.
Size of Your Space: The number of infrared heaters you would need to install in your space depends entirely on the size of the room you wish to heat and your ceiling height. For Kelvin, we recommend the Kelvin Large heater for larger rooms of 10m²-19m² (107 sqft - 204 sqft) and the Kelvin Standard heater for rooms under 9m² (96 sqft) assuming a standard 2.4m (7.8ft) ceiling height.
Safety First: Choose a location where the glass won't be at risk of accidental breakage for you and your family’s safety. Wall mounting your infrared heater would ensure it's out of the way and protect your household from accidents.
Waterproof Space: The IP rating of your infrared heater dictates whether or not you are able to install it in areas of your home that contain moisture, such as your bathroom or kitchen. Your infrared heater needs at minimum an IPX4 rating to be able to be installed and safely function in your bathroom or kitchen. Kelvin has an IP44 rating - meaning it is splash-proof and can definitely be used in areas of moisture!
Kelvin by Boldr
Kelvin is a cost-effective, smart electric heater designed to help you reduce energy consumption, save money, and live more sustainably.
What’s So Special About Kelvin?
Kelvin delivers a new standard of electric infrared heating backed by a powerful smart home app that helps you save money and live more sustainably. Designed for simple and quick installation with both the homeowner and renter in mind, Kelvin integrates perfectly into any home aesthetic.
Unlike other heaters, Kelvin comes included with a truly wireless smart thermostat that pairs to the Boldr app, unlocking a range of convenient energy-saving features. With Kelvin, you can keep your environment warm while using 30% less energy than traditional electric heaters.
Finding the perfect spot for your infrared heater like Kelvin ensures you get the most out of it. Wall-mounting, safety precautions, and strategic placement are your allies in achieving efficient and effective warmth. So, go ahead and create a cozy haven in your home with these tips in mind.
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