Portable outdoor gas heaters: how to get the best value for money
Seeking to heat your outdoor area or just looking for a good patio heater for your backyard or open veranda? If you are looking to invest into portable heaters, here are your options: • Floor-standing mushroom-style gas heaters. • Pyramid f lame gas heaters. • Ceramic infrared gas heaters. Though mushroom style gas heaters are cheap, high gas consumption, significant heat losses and poor quality make them the poor choice. Pyramid f lame glass gas heaters consume less gas but don’t provide sufficient heat. To feel the warmth, you need to be close to the heater. Heaters. available in Australia and New Zealand, are manufactured in China. Ceramic gas heaters, or infrared heaters, heat the objects, not wasting energy on heating the air. • They consume less fuel – a nine kg bottle is enough for 20–30 hours of usage. • With the side spread heat pattern, the
heater covers 25- 40 m2. • It takes only a few seconds to switch on the heater, and it requires a gentle shake to shut the f lame down. • High quality product, manufactured in France, is available in Australia and New Zealand, with the heater operating on average for 20 years and requiring little or no maintenance. • Total cost of ownership over 5–10 years is 1.5–2 times lower than other types of heaters. To conclude, always make your research and calculations to get the best value for money when investing in outdoor heating solutions.