Philips InfraRed Vitae sauna heaters review

Monday, March 30th, 2009

A website visitor, Tom, recently asked my opinion on new type of infrared sauna heaters based on InfraRed Vitae lamps by Philips. These heaters were unknown to me before, so I asked Tom for a link, which he kindly provided. Here is what I found from investigating this subject on the Internet. InfraRed Vitae overview […]

Infrared sauna heaters series

Friday, September 15th, 2006

Recently, I’ve covered a lot of infrared sauna heater questions. I tried to show both my own opinion and the facts. Here is the list of all articles about infrared sauna heaters I’ve wrote in these series: 8 facts about far infrared heaters – this article shows my own view of infrared sauna heaters and […]

Where to read more about infrared sauna heaters?

Wednesday, September 6th, 2006

If you’re looking through numerous promotional infrared sauna websites in a search of more detailed description of principles behind infrared heating technology, explanation of difference between heater types, guidelines when to choose one or another heater you will probably won’t find any info that goes deep into the subject. Your search will hit the perspective […]

Why infrared sauna consumes less electricity

Saturday, March 4th, 2006

In a recent comparison of infrared heaters with electrical stove I showed that infrared sauna consumes 4-5 times less electricity than conventional sauna. In this post I will explain why it is so and how it follows from the basic physical principles. There are three ways heat can transfer from its source (heater) to surroundings […]

Electric bill: infrared heaters vs. stove

Thursday, February 16th, 2006

One of the advantages that infrared sauna marketers talk about is a low electric power consumption of infrared heaters. I decided to make some calculations to check if this is the case and how one’s electric bill will really differ if an infrared sauna or a conventional steam sauna will be used. I did estimations […]