Radiant Heat is the Perfect Solution for Energy-Efficient Supplemental Heating

Contractors and heating suppliers use Radiant Electric Heat’s CeramiCircuit panels as a reliable supplemental heating solution in both the US and internationally.

Supplemental heating targets specific areas of a building. Rather than increasing the output of a building’s main heating systems — which is often ineffective and always expensive — supplemental heating uses easily installed heating units to supplement existing heating systems and quickly warm occupied zones of the building to a comfortable temperature.

Supplemental heating has become increasingly popular as the cost of electricity, oil and gas have risen. Home and business owners are choosing to invest in supplemental heating to reduce fuel bills and bring additional warmth to the areas that need it most.

Radiant Electric Heat provides a wide variety of supplemental heating solutions. Our Cove, Ceiling and Baseboard models supply supplemental heat in office buildings, entryways, bathrooms and work areas. Our panels work well with both standard forced-air systems, boiler systems, and heat pumps.

CeramiCircuit™ infrared radiant heaters are a low-cost alternative to other heating systems. Our panels create a safe and cost effective supplemental heat relative to traditional heating systems. CeramiCircuit™ heating systems have been documented to reduce energy costs by between 34% and 73%.

Radiant heating technology uses infrared rays to warm objects in a room, in the same way the sun warms the earth. Infrared heating is the perfect heating solution for supplemental heating. Unlike alternative heating technologies, infrared heating applies heat directly to the objects in a room, rather than heating and circulating air.

Typically, infrared heaters are mounted at ceiling level, quickly and evenly heating the entire space from the floor up, avoiding the energy-wasting impact of air stratification: hot air rises, resulting in energy wastage as the heated air collects towards the ceiling. In supplemental heating scenarios, infrared heating is ideal: heat is applied directly, and no energy is wasted to heated air that rises to the top of a room.

A major advantage of using CeramiCircuit™ infrared heating for supplemental room heating is zone control. The customer only heats the rooms they want to heat. On harsh winter nights, homeowners want to be cozy, which often means heating the whole house, including empty bedrooms — wasting energy and money. CeramiCircuit™ infrared heaters can be used to heat only the occupied areas of homes and businesses, efficiently and quickly.

CeramiCircuit™ infrared heaters from Radiant Electric Heat are incredibly easy to install. Each heater is a low-maintenance unit that can be installed as simply as a light fixture.

CeramiCircuit™ Cove Heaters are a popular choice for supplemental heating. Cove heaters are easily installed in any room and are available in a selection of intensities and sizes to fit a variety of supplemental heating requirements. A typical Cove heater mounts on the wall roughly six inches from the ceiling, and radiates heat downwards at a 45-degree angle. Each heater is hardwired into the electric main.

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