By completely eliminating heat loss through distribution
Because the far infrared heat of a BioSmart® is generated directly at the source where it is required, there is no heat loss through a series of ducts or through a heat exchanger as there is when using other types of conventional heating systems. As much as 30% of the heat generated in a central furnace is lost before it reaches its destination.
By utilizing innovative, patented ceramic far infrared emitters
Far infrared heat is the most efficient way to turn electrical energy into heat energy. The BioSmart® in-wall heating system uses far infrared, or thermal infrared, wavelengths to produce heat. These thermal heat waves are relatively short waves, the nature of which provide the ability to penetrate objects much faster than conventional radiant heat waves from gas or electric heat. As much as 80% of the heat generated by an infrared heater is absorbed by the objects in the room, instead of floating around the air, uselessly dissipating through the walls, floor and ceiling.
So it requires 35-50% less energy to heat with infrared heat than with conventional radiant heat. Other forms of heat production warm the air first instead of the objects; with conventional radiant heat sources, hot air rises and settles on your ceiling, where it is as much as 15 degrees warmer than where you are sitting, on the floor. Infrared heat waves are distributed evenly from floor to ceiling, thus avoiding cold pockets typical with conventional heaters.
Energy Savings with Infrared Heaters
How does far infrared heat help you save energy? Far infrared heating technology is the most efficient way to turn electrical energy into heat. The far infrared waves produced in the BioSmart® Far Infrared Heater move quickly on the water molecules in the air and heat your home evenly from floor to ceiling. The far infrared wavelength also penetrates and heats the objects in the room, which in turn radiate the heat back into your home.
In addition, BioSmart® Portable Far Infrared Heaters can save money by providing a simple and economical way to utilize Zoned Heating in your home or business. Never before has zoned heating been so easy, and so comfortable! The concept is simple! Turn down the heat in the areas of your home or business that you’re not utilizing and just keep the area that you are occupying warm and comfortable. Heating experts unanimously agree that by simply applying zoned heating you can save 35-50% off your winter energy consumption.
The BioSmart® Far Infrared Heater will heat up to 1,000 square feet for only $1.20 per day (based on an 8-hour run time, using the national average of 10 cents per kWh). Simply set the thermostat on the heater to your desired temperature and it will cycle off and on to maintain the set temperature in the room. Because infrared heat is so penetrating, you will find that you do not have to set the thermost quite as high as you would on a conventional heater or your furnace. For example, if you feel comfortable at 70°F you can set the infrared heater at 66 or 67°F and you will feel the same amount of warmth as if it was set higher. Find out our tips for the best energy saving performance
The BioSmart® portable far infrared furnace will save you energy month after month all winter long, and can pay for itself in as little as three months. Get additional information infrared heating energy savings.
Economically, How Does the BioSmart® Far Infrared Heater Compare to Other Heating Systems?
The BioSmart® Far Infrared Heater is the most economical way to heat an area. The BioSmart® Far Infrared Heater uses an average of 35% less energy than conventional electric furnace/baseboard systems. Even more impressive results were found during comparisons with fuel based heating systems. Individual results, of course, depend on insulation values and local climate.
How Does the Initial Cost and Savings Compare to Other Heaters?
BioSmart® far infrared heaters utilize new, more efficient technology for generating large amounts of infrared heat. Built with yesterday’s quality and using tomorrow’s infrared and solid state electronic technology, BioSmart® heaters incorporate great styling with micro-electronic genius.
To invest in similar technology that would heat a comparable area could easily cost twice the initial investment without delivering the exclusive features and safe, healthy benefits found in this in-wall heater.