Whether you call it your tiny house, backyard cottage, DADU, ADU, ancillary unit, carriage house, mother-in-law, guest house, or any of the other names such dwellings go by, they all have one thing in common: a small footprint. With that small footprint comes a host of features, benefits, and limitations that come together to shape … Finding the Perfect Heater for Your Backyard Cottage
If you need to replace your old electric cadet-type wall heater or baseboard heater, or if you are thinking about installing a new one, then this article has important information for you. If you care about safety, comfort, efficiency, and maximizing usable floor space, then you should seriously consider using radiant ceiling panels as your … Why You Should Never Replace Your Baseboard or Wall Heater
One question we get asked occasionally is: Are infrared heaters safe? Some people are concerned about EMF (Electromagnetic Field) exposure, others about the effects of IR on their eyes and skin, and we’ve even heard from some folks who have read that infrared heating will fry your brain! As a former research scientist, I’d like … Is Infrared Heating Hazardous To Your Health?
It’s never pleasant to have to point out the negatives of other products and we try to stay focused on positives here at Ducoterra. But sometimes you just have to stand up and say “Sorry, that’s not really true”, and right now we feel compelled to do that regarding some of the “infrared” heaters coming out … Fake Infrared Heating
As simple as Ducoterra’s SolaRay panels are to install, there are still plenty of issues to consider when mounting them! We’ve compiled a few tricks and installation tips of our units here to help you figure out the best way to mount them. General Steps: One of our dealers, Heating Green, has a fantastic step by … Ducoterra Installation Tips
We spend a lot of time talking about being sustainable, and being Green, but I’ve often been asked what that means in terms of the business reality. A good part of it is vision and ethos – we believe at Ducoterra in supporting People, Planet, and Profits. And perhaps most important, we believe that by … What’s it Mean to be Green?
In talking about how our Ducoterra radiant heating panels reduce heating costs we often get a lot of responses about how a “BTU is just a BTU” and that claims of increased efficiency are just “magic”. The fact of the matter is that, in the context of heating the same thing – air mass – … Is Radiant Heating Efficient?