Radiant heating technology is widely regarded as the most comfortable, healthiest and natural form of heating available. Radiant heat is based in principle on the most primary source of heat we have - the sun.
Rather than directly heating the air, Valor radiant gas fireplaces emit heat through its glass and spread warmth as it is absorbed by people and furniture within a room. This is unique compared to hot air systems which simply put warm air into rooms without heating objects.
Radiant warmth is a feature of every Valor gas fireplace.
The Benefits of Radiant Heat
Heating technologists have long known that radiant heat satisfies human comfort requirements while using 25% less energy when compared to hot air systems. Like sunshine, radiant energy is efficiently distributed at light speed, converting to heat when it encounters people and objects in the room.
Our unique burner technology maximizes the radiant output of our fires for a natural and soothing warmth that will keep you comfortable even with lower air temperatures. A BTU of Valor heat output will be more effective at making you feel comfortable than an equivalent BTU of heat from your forced air furnace and from other less radiant gas fireplace designs.
Valor warmth efficiently replaces the chill from cold windows and doors, providing steady, even heat to objects in the room.
Our Radiant Heat Advantage
Because radiant heat surfaces are not prone to losing heat, there is no need to overheat your home to maintain a comfortable climate. This lower radiant temperature provides a more uniform distribution of heat with very little air motion, helping maintain natural humidity and reducing winter static electricity levels.
Reduced forced air flow has multiple benefits. Enjoy cleaner air quality free of dust particles, fumes and pollutants which is extremely important for homeowners suffering from asthma, allergies or arthritis. Your fabrics will stay fresher and painted surfaces brighter with decreased air circulation.