Infrared sauna and health: Part 2. Human body reaction to heat

Tuesday, March 21st, 2006

Our environment rapidly changes when we enter into an infrared sauna. From our normal indoor surroundings with temperature around 70 – 85 F (20 – 30 C) we step into a room with air heated up to 110 – 130 F (45 – 60 C). Not only the temperature is higher, but also many infrared […]

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 […]