Applications

Radiant Heating: Energy efficient heating of enclosed areas

Schwank is the expert in energy efficient, comfortable infrared heating systems that offer every commercial building suitable and tailor-made solutions. We distribute high quality radiant heaters throughout NZ.

As a rule of thumb, Schwank infrared radiant heating systems can save between 30% and 50% compared to conventional heating systems. Most importantly, with any investment of capital goods, the level of economic efficiency is a determining factor in the decision making. Both fixed costs and operating expenses, coupled with high product quality, guarantee a high return on investment [ROI].

The various Schwank product ranges include large varieties of state-of-the-art radiant heaters and infrared heating technologies:

  • Luminous heaters [high intensity heaters]
  • Tube heaters [low intensity heaters]
  • Warm air unit heaters
  • Hybrid systems [energy recovery systems and renewable energy]
  • Design and planning
  • After-sales spare parts

Therefore, Schwank can provide radiant heating systems that meet the demands of the different user profiles, with various usage patterns and building requirements. Schwank will always be able to provide the best radiant heating solution for your specific application.

Patio Heating: Energy efficient heating of outdoor hospitality areas

Patio heaters have already become part of the standard inventory on the terraces of many restaurants and coffee shops. The trend is continuing since the number of guests that prefer to sit outside even on cold days is increasing. Also, non-smoking laws significantly contribute to this trend.

Gas-fired infrared heaters, being considered to be very pleasant and comfortable, are ideal to heat outdoor areas. Just like the sun, these heaters generate radiation, which in turn is transferred into heat, when it strikes solid matters such as human bodies and the floor. Hence, the air is not heated directly. The reaction time is so quick that guests are feeling the warmth immediately after the heaters have been switched on.

Stadium heating

Stadium Heating: Comfort on cold days

Spectators, particularly VIP’s, expect a high level of comfort during their stadium visit. Schwank stadium heaters provide a real advantage from which spectators, as well as stadium operators, can largely benefit. You can heat your stadium grandstand with a modern and highly efficient gas-infrared system. These are expenses that will be offset by a boost of image and comfort.

The applied heating principle is to be compared with the principle of the sun. The electromagnetic waves of the infrared radiation penetrate the air and are warming up surfaces and people. As a consequence, a temperature difference can be reached of 10 K [10 º C] due to the infrared radiation.

Our experience varies from the heating of specific zones or VIP sections up to complete stadium heating. Real Madrid, Chelsea FC, AZ Alkmaar, Fenerbahçe Istanbul and Feyenoord Rotterdam are a few amongst many, including smaller clubs, of the customers who have been convinced about the advantages of Schwank stadium heating systems.

Possible areas of application include:

  • Ice hockey arenas
  • Multipurpose sports facilities
  • Tennis or squash courts
  • Gymnasiums
  • Go-cart arenas
  • Golf driving ranges

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