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Webinar: Venting Requirements for Infrared Heaters

Posted by Kelly Patterson on Mar 14, 2019 2:01:58 PM

Infrared heating is the go-to choice for many applications, including industrial, commercial, aerospace, military, outdoor and patio, and stadiums and sports venues. One key advantage to infrared heat is the ability to provide comfort without the additional energy requirements of heating all the air. This becomes especially important in spaces that have a high air change rate per hour, like loading docks, maintenance facilities, and even stadiums.

But how important is ventilation for these systems?  This webinar will help you understand ventilation requirements for infrared heaters while offering you the opportunity to earn one PDH credit.

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Topics: infrared Heating, Webinars, Efficiency, PDH Credits

Upcoming Webinar:  Designing Optimal Comfort for Restaurant Patios

Posted by Kelly Patterson on Feb 13, 2019 8:45:00 AM

Spring is just around the corner.  Restaurants everywhere will be opening up patios so that customers can indulge in outdoor dining to enjoy the weather.  Unfortunately, outdoor dining isn't always as pleasant as it might seem when diners have to battle unseasonably chilly weather and bugs.  Fortunately for restaurant owners and design engineers, you can create a space that allows for the most enjoyable outdoor dining conditions.

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Topics: Air Curtains, infrared Heating, Webinars, PDH Credits

AHRI Announces Specification Change for Infrared Heaters

Posted by Andy Hayes on Dec 11, 2018 3:26:05 PM

By now, we all know the advantages of using infrared heating for those special areas in designs with large open areas like warehouses, distribution centers, and maintenance facilities.  Areas with multiple open doors and large open spaces are especially good candidates for infrared (IR) heating. 

The top benefits of IR heating are:

  • Like the sun, infrared heats objects via energy waves
  • IR is not dependent on heating the air to provide comfort
  • It is one of the simplest and most effective forms of heating
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Topics: Design Engineer Tips, infrared Heating

Webinar: IR Heating and Air Curtain Design for Auto Garages and Fire Stations

Posted by Kelly Patterson on Dec 10, 2018 1:23:34 PM

It's time for another valuable webinar by Schwank on infrared heating and air curtain design.  This time, the folks at Schwank are focusing specifically on auto garages and fire stations, which come with their own unique set of challenges.

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Topics: Building Owner Tips, Design Engineer Tips, Air Curtains, infrared Heating, Webinars

Heating and Cooling High Bay and Airplane Hangar Applications

Posted by Kelly Patterson on May 9, 2018 11:15:57 AM

Note: Schwank will offer a webinar for PDH credit on April 15, 2018 for engineers interested in learning more about infrared heating and air curtain design in these applications. The registration link is at the bottom of this blog.

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Topics: Green Building Design and Equipment, Energy Savings, Air Curtains, infrared Heating

Upcoming Webinars for HVAC Mechanical Engineers

Posted by Kelly Patterson on Sep 8, 2017 11:24:05 AM

We all know it's important to take some time to keep current on the latest tools, trends and equipment in the industry.  Here are two webinars coming up that may be of interest to design engineers:

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Topics: infrared Heating, HVAC Design Tools, Webinars

Webinar: Infrared Heating and Air Curtain Design for Distribution and Manufacturing Facilities

Posted by Kelly Patterson on Aug 2, 2017 11:38:22 AM

It seems everyone in building design these days is looking for energy savings, lower carbon footprints and better comfort levels for building occupants.

Installing infrared heating and
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Topics: Design Engineer Tips, Air Curtains, infrared Heating

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