Advantage Airtech Commercial Ltd. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Radiant Heating Systems’

The Difference Between Industrial and Residential Radiant Heaters

Monday, January 20th, 2020

sunshine-iconWhen you’re looking for a way to provide heat to your house, one option is a radiant heater. For an industrial facility you own or operate, you may also consider radiant heaters for a range of applications. But just as heating a home is different from heating an industrial space, the radiant heaters installed in the two are also different—and not just in size and power.

We’re experts at industrial and commercial heating in Toronto, ON and the Greater Toronto Area, and we often work with industrial radiant heaters to meet specific customer needs. To help you understand the uses of these radiant heaters, we’ll explain what makes them different from residential (as well as standard commercial) radiant heaters.

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The Challenge of Heating a Warehouse (And Other Large Spaces)

Monday, November 11th, 2019

tech-servicing-heating-panelWe’re a top commercial HVAC contractor in Toronto, ON with more than 30 years of experience working with commercial and industrial facilities in the Greater Toronto Area. We understand the many challenges of proper heating in facilities during the extreme winter conditions, and have met a variety of these challenges during our time in the business.

When it comes to heating commercial/industrial spaces, one of the most difficult is heating a warehouse. Not only do warehouses have a range of climate needs based on what’s stored in them, but their immense open spaces, high ceilings, and doors and windows that are often open make them tricky to heat properly without energy waste.

Here are some of the more difficult aspects of warehouse heating we confront when we work with our clients:

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Commercial Radiant Heating: What Is It?

Monday, November 26th, 2018

sunshine-iconIf you are shopping for a residential HVAC system, then the term radiant heating has a specific meaning: heating systems that spread warmth through living spaces by raising the temperature of objects in those spaces so heat waves radiate from their surfaces. Boiler systems that use radiators and baseboard heaters or in-floor piping are common examples, and radiant systems can also be powered with electricity.

For commercial and industrial purposes, radiant heating is something different, although a similar principle is at work, which is the radiant part. We’ll explain more below.

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Benefits of Radiant Heating for Industrial Use

Monday, December 25th, 2017

red-bulbEnvironmental control inside an industrial facility is critical for process and the protection of equipment and products. But industrial facilities present numerous challenges when it comes to percision environmental control, particularly the distribution of heat. Forced-air heating systems (furnaces, rooftop units) often cannot do the job. Radiant heating systems are often the answer, and they offer a number of major industrial benefits.

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