Infrared Panels for Supplemental Heating
Hello From Toronto,
I am the owner of a 100 year old brick house that has a central air heat powered by a high efficiency gas furnace. The two floor house is split into two separate units, unfortunately the duck work is not very efficient. There is only one air intake on the first floor, located close to the thermostat. The second floor is closed off from the first floor, the second floor air has no direct path to the air intake.
The result is that we have to bump up the thermostat to get enough heat to the second floor.
I am hesitant to go too far down the road of looking into new duct work for a gas furnace, eventually I want have a heating system that is fossil fuel free.
I am curious about using infrared heating panels to deliver supplemental heating to the second floor. They emit far infrared energy to heat objects (including people) directly, no convection heating. Does anyone have experience with this technology? https://infraredheat.ca/
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