||Solamagic Infrared Halogen tube 1400W
||Gas Heater 4000 Watt
|Operating costs (per hour)
||approx. 20 cents per hour
||approx. $3.60 per hour
||92% of energy consumed is used for direct heat radiation
||Only 40% of energy consumed is used as direct heat radiation
|Immediate heating effect
||the warmth is felt immediately the unit is switched on. <1 sec
||requires a long warm up phase, up to
5 min ( 90% capacity)
|Energy supply safety
||the energy source is the power socket. No safety concerns indoors or out.
||High potential for danger by using gas, and handling heavy gas cylinders and special storage areas required.
Focussed directed heat
Heat simply drifts away
|| no direct CO2 emissions
||direct CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions.
||Can be mounted to walls, ceilings and structures or flexibly positioned indoors or outdoors on a stand.
|| Assembled on a floor stand with positioning restricted. Only outdoor use possible.
|| very high