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Introducing superTube SST Series

Posted by Rachel Luchs on Oct 9, 2020 3:20:09 PM

Schwank is passionate about offering their customers cost-effective, efficient, modern and innovative heating solutions, which is why they are introducing the next generation of radiant tube heater technology called the superTube SST Series!

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Topics: infrared Heating, Efficiency, Schwank, superTube, SST Series

Six On-Demand Webinars from Schwank

Posted by Kelly Patterson on Jul 10, 2020 2:00:20 PM

In-person PDH credits are hard to come by these days.  That's why our manufacturing partner, Schwank is offering convenient, on-demand webinars you can attend when your schedule allows.  These webinars will be available all through July and will allow you to earn PDH credits at your convenience.  Complete the registration forms ahead of watching each on-demand webinar and complete the post-webinar survey to receive your PDH certificates from our friends at Schwank.

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Topics: Manufacturer Information, Air Curtains, infrared Heating, PDH Credits, Schwank

Benefits of Infrared Heating

Posted by Rachel Luchs on May 1, 2020 4:00:23 PM

In 1938, Günther Schwank invented the world’s first gas infrared radiant heater, when many people were heating commercial buildings with boilers and furnaces that put heat into the air.

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Topics: infrared Heating, Efficiency, HVAC, Schwank

Upcoming Webinar: Designing Optimal Comfort for Restaurant Patios

Posted by Kelly Patterson on Sep 5, 2019 11:04:57 AM
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Topics: Air Curtains, infrared Heating, Webinars, PDH Credits, Outdoor Dining, Restaurant Patios

Upcoming Webinar: IR Heating & Air Curtain Design for Auto Dealerships and Service Garages

Posted by Kelly Patterson on Aug 12, 2019 10:54:05 AM
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Topics: Air Curtains, infrared Heating, Webinars, PDH Credits

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

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