On-site heating buying guide
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- Gas, oil or electric
- Direct or indirect combustion
- Heating output
- Space to be heated
On-site heating: electric, oil or gas?
Electric on-site heater
Oil-fired on-site heater
Pneumatic gas heating
Again, gas heaters must not be used in public buildings. They operate on butane or propane gas. The fan also runs on electricity.
Radiating gas heating
On-site heating: volume and temperature
The volume to be heated ( expressed in m 3 ) is calculated simply by multiplying the floor area expressed in m² by the height in meters . However, it remains to be considered that site heaters are used in open spaces, very poorly insulated and never of the same volume. For rapid evaluation, 1 m² requires 100 Watts or 1 kW = 10 m².
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