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What is Far Infrared Radiant Heating?

Natural Warmth

Imagine feeling the warmth of the sun on your skin on a cold winter’s day.

That’s far infrared heat at work!

Infrared radiation is emitted by all objects, including the sun and even us humans.

Those energy waves are readily and safely absorbed by our skin, where they are transformed into a pleasant, comfortable feeling of warmth provided by your underfloor heating.

Ezy-Warm Far Infrared Heating Explained
Ezy-Warm Underfloor Heating Far Infrared Heating

Highly Efficient Heating

Heating what matters most!

One of the main benefits of infrared heating is its efficiency. 

Traditional convection heating works by warming the air in a room. We feel the warmth via contact with that warm air.

However, this can be a very inefficient method of heating as the warm air rises to the ceiling, and it’s only when it loses energy and falls back into the main part of the room that the homeowner feels it.  Much of the energy is wasted.

In contrast, infrared underfloor heating directly heats humans and objects in the room, rather than the entire space.  The infrared energy is absorbed, turning the objects into sources of warmth.  In turn, they gradually emit the energy, gently and evenly warming the room, with no heat loss. 

Is Far Infrared Heating safe?

The electromagnetic spectrum is made up of energy with a range of different wavelengths and properties.  The shorter the wavelength, the higher the energy.

It is important not to confuse the different types of Infrared radiation, and to understand the effects of longer Infrared wavelengths (measured in microns) on humans.

Near Infrared (0.7 – 1.5 microns)     Can cause harm

Mid Infrared (1.5 – 4 microns)          Potential to cause harm

Far Infrared (4 – 1000 microns)       Beneficial to living objects

Ezy-Warm Underfloor Heating Infrared Radiant Heating


Humans emit Far IR radiation at 10-20 microns and Ezy-Warm Underfloor Heating emits rays between 8 and 15 microns.  By keeping these values close, we ensure a safe, gentle warmth.

Research suggests Far Infrared radiation absorbed between 8 and 10 microns has many health benefits.  It’s even used to warm premature babies.

Plus, with Ezy-Warm Underfloor Heating, there is not the dust and allergen build-up, or mould or mildew problems that can be experienced with conventional heating systems.