Herschel is a global market leader in infrared heating and is the largest and longest established manufacturer and supplier of premium quality infrared heaters.

We offer the widest range of energy efficient slimline infrared heating panels for homes, stylish outdoor heaters and high performance commercial heaters.

Home Heating

Smart and discreet heating ideal for any domestic space

Business Heating

Choose from our panels and industrial space heaters

Hot Yoga

Powerful heaters specifically designed for hot yoga

Outdoor Heating

Get the performance needed to transform your outdoor space

Home Heating

Business Heating

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Home Hot Yoga Packages

Choose from our three home hot yoga packages for a simple yet powerful solution. Specifically designed to reach the high temperatures necessary, the zero light, zero maintenance Summit 2600 combined with our smart MD2 thermostat delivers the perfect home hot yoga experience.

Perfect for small spaces up to 70ft²

This package is perfect for small spaces where one to two people want to practice hot yoga. The powerful Summit 2600 allows for temperatures up to 105°F.

Herschel hot yoga package with Summit white

Ideal for two up to 140ft²

Doubling the power, this package allows for a couple or small group to share a  space up to 140ft². Both Summit 2600 heaters can be controlled with a single thermostat and contactor supplied by your electrician.

Herschel hot yoga package with 2 Summit whites

Bigger is better up to 210ft²

Our largest home hot yoga package provides enough output for a fast warm-up in spaces of up to 210ft². The MD2 WiFi thermostat allows you to control all three heaters via it’s in-built touchscreen or on your mobile device.

Herschel hot yoga package with 3 Summit whites




View our case studies from North America and a select range from across the globe for inspiration and an insight into what it means to be a Herschel customer

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  • Home heating
  • Hot Yoga and Spa
  • Industrial and warehouses
  • Outdoor heaters
Heating solution for Hot Yoga
Heating a modern extension
Infrared Heating Coupled With Photovoltaic
“Simply fab” Hot Yoga heating
Cogges Farm Cafe
Heating for Kitchen Extension
Trosa Hot Yoga Heating
Bar heating: Secret Garden
Restaurant Patio Heaters: MOMMI Restaurant
Outdoor Bar Heating
Wine Bar Heating
Heating Outdoor Gin Bar
Heating Alfresco Restaurant in London
Sports Stadium – Executive Boxes
How we Heated Holiday Homes
Six Apartment Development
The NED, Heating a Rooftop Bar
Alternatives to Gas Central Heating
Passive House Infrared Heating System
Heating with Infrared and Solar
Kids Indoor Play Centre
Workshop Heating
Sports Stadium Heating
All Saints Fashion Store
Infrared Church Heating
Warehouse Heating
Galway Bar Restaurant
Office and Showroom Heating
College Reception Area Heating
Apartment Block Conversion
Glass Studio Workshop
Whole-house Herschel Install
Home Renovation with PV
Conservatory and orangery
Cosy Mancave Heating
Residential Extension
Bekesbourne Church
Hot Yoga Studio
Yoga Studio
Luxury Spa: Indoor/Outdoor
The Priory Care Home
Outdoor Garden Rooms
Residential: Ceiling Mounted
Methodist Church
1350 Thatched Home
Altrincham Market
16th Century Manor House
Holiday Cottages France
Portuguese Villa
Flood Hit home in cumbria
Classic car garage
Blake Hall: Wedding Venue
Quayside – Bar & Restaurant
Babcock Industrial Unit
RDC Industrial Unit

Photo Gallery

Take a look at a selection of photos showing various indoor and outdoor projects using Herschel heaters.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do Herschel infrared heaters work?

We could get really geeky on this but will try to keep it simple…

Herschel Inspire infrared panels convert electricity to emit radiant heat called “far infrared”. Surface temperatures of the Inspire average 200 degrees Fahrenheit and are designed to gently warm people and buildings.

Herschel Advantage IRP4 and Aspect XL range utilise ceramic plate emitters containing nickel wire cores.

Herschel Far Infrared emitters emit in the spectral range of 3 – 10 microns with no light at all.

The Herschel Advantage and Aspect Space heaters have surface temperatures of around 750 degrees Fahrenheit and have a higher throw and spread to heat larger areas.

The majority of the heat produced from all of our panels is “radiant”, meaning the energy is used to directly heat objects and not the air.

Is infrared heating safe?

Is infrared heating safe?

Are Infrared rays safe for people?

Image showing the Infrared emitted by the human bodyFar infrared heating is 100% safe and natural for our bodies, and our well-being, as the human body is designed to accept and emit infrared. The feeling of warmth from infrared is particularly comfortable. It is UV that is harmful, not infrared, and so there is no need to worry.


Infrared Heating is a totally safe and natural for of heating for peopleThe water in our skin responds well to this particular wavelength of heat which is why it is also called the “Vital Range” of heat. This is why Infrared heaters feel so comfortable. Far Infrared rays are the same heat you would feel off a sandy beach or rocks warmed up in the sun.

People feeling an infrared heater for the first time say it is like walking past a window that the sun is shining through.

Is Infrared harmful at all?

International Commission for Non-Ionising Radiation Protection (ICNIRp)The International Commission for Non-Ionising Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) has conducted numerous investigations into the health effects of different types of Infrared and is the resource that national bodies like the UK Health & Safety Executive refer to when setting safe working conditions. The ICNIRP concludes that for known artificial sources of Far Infrared, the “contribution made by the IR-C spectral region 3-1000µ is normally of no practical concern from a health hazard standpoint”.

Do Infrared heaters emit Ultraviolet? Are there any health risks?

Position of Infrared in the electromagnetic spectrum relative to ultravioletAlthough often compared to the “heat of the sun” Far Infrared panels do not emit ultraviolet. Ultraviolet is on the “high energy” side of the Electromagnetic spectrum and is associated with the harmful effects of exposure to the sun. At the opposite end of the spectrum, infrared is on the “low energy” side of the Electromagnetic spectrum and does not have any of the harmful characteristics of Ultraviolet. Far infrared, the gentlest form of infrared, is often used in incubators for babies.

Do infrared panels emit EMF (Electromagnetic Fields)?

Components of electric power, showing direction, wavelength and magnetic fieldAlthough the Infrared is generated electrically, all Herschel Infrared panels are also tested during certification and certified as “Low Electrosmog” appliances, falling within the lowest category of EMF output . They are also certified as having no radio interference or interference with other control devices (like remote controls) that use IR.

All electronic devices emit electro-magnetic fields in varying levels and collectively this effect is referred-to as “Electrosmog”.

All devices are therefore also subject to regulations governing the amount of acceptable EMF they can produce and reputable manufacturers in Europe are required to adhere to those regulations as part of their CE declaration.

Herschel products operate well within current safety guidelines and standards relating to EMF.

Herschel is also satisfied these standards are regularly scrutinised and updated in light of new research findings in developing technologies, best practice in the industry and legal requirements of health and safety.

Are Infrared Panels Safe to touch?

There is a risk of injury from touching any form of heater and Herschel infrared panels are no different. However, a key benefit of Herschel panels, unlike conventional heaters, is that they can be mounted higher up on walls or ceilings – reducing the likelihood of accidentally touching them or falling against them. We always advise this, especially in areas where young children or the elderly are present.

Our Herschel Inspire panel heaters (excluding our Herschel IR space heating range; Advantage IRP4, Aspect XL etc) have surface temperatures of 185 – 203 degrees Fahrenheit. If you do touch one of these panels you will perceive this as hot on initial contact but, provided you do not continue to touch the panel, are unlikely to scald or burn.

The reason that you can touch Herschel panels without immediately injuring yourself is because a Herschel infrared panel typically has a heat energy or “watt density” of 0.58 watts per inch² – an energy level that the skin can absorb and conduct away from the area of contact.

It is not the temperature that does the damage but the heat energy in the object.

A kettle, for example, typically has a watt density of between 95 – 195 watts per inch². The skin cannot absorb and conduct away this level of energy and consequently scalds on the area of contact. Yet, both the Herschel IR panel and the kettle are close to 210°F.

Warning: Please note that prolonged contact with any heater, Herschel included, will result in injury. Please also note that the Herschel IR space heating range (Advantage IRP4, Aspect XL etc) all utilise elements which run at far higher temperatures and would cause immediate injury if touched. These heaters must always be mounted in accordance with our instructions & never be touched when switched on or for 30 minutes after use.

How long do infrared heaters last?

Herschel Infrared panels come with a 10 year guarantee. Our Inspire range is designed to last decades because of the high quality of materials and advanced heating elements that are used. Herschel Far Infrared panel heaters require no maintenance or servicing. Our heaters use solid state elements unlike water-based heating or fan-assisted systems, which often require servicing, inspection and repair costs. And unlike gas or oil boilers you won’t have to contemplate performing an entire re-installation every 10 years.

Herschel Infrared heaters and control products are certified to national safety standards.

How to control an infrared heating panel?

In order to emit far infrared at the right waveband, our heaters are either “on” or “off” (it is not possible to vary the temperature of the heater itself). So some kind of controller is needed with your infrared panel.

We do not build thermostats into our heaters because it is the temperature of the room that is important to your sense of comfort. Built in thermostats tend to over-read the heater temperature and under-read room temperature because the close proximity of the thermostat to the heater means that it is impossible to correctly measure the room temperature. So we do not believe built-in controls are so effective plus using built in controls leaves little choice for integration into other control systems and whole building control systems.

Herschel offers the Herschel iQ controls system for Inspire panels; heater control solutions especially designed to control Herschel Infrared heaters. Precise room by room control from wherever you are, providing you with optimum comfort levels whilst minimising your energy consumption.

Herschel control systems conform to the EU Eco Design Legislation (also known as LOT 20), granting you up to 8% more efficiency.

How long does infrared take to warm up a room?

This depends on the ambient temperature and the levels of insulation of your building. Herschel Far Infrared heaters work by warming up the thermal mass of the room and on initial start up, this may take several hours and in some cases days, depending on the area to be heated (a damp basement room for example). It is very important to go through this phase to warm the thermal mass of the room for the heaters to work efficiently – cold walls and floors will not give occupants a feeling of warmth and wellbeing. For the system to work effectively all surfaces in the room should be at the same comfortable temperature and will start radiating back.

We recommend leaving the heaters on constantly until the room reaches the desired temperature. They then work most effectively by “topping up” the temperature using a thermostat control, being operated on a timer or a combination of both.

Which outdoor infrared patio heater is best for me?


Outdoor heaters are becoming increasingly popular, but there are many different types of heater available and lots of jargon.

Even on the nicest of days it can often get chilly or cold in the evening and if you want to enjoy socialising outside, outdoor heating is a must.

So we’ve put this handy guide together to help you chose the right heater for you and answer the most commonly asked questions.

Herschel’s guide to outdoor heating


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