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Heating Safety

When it comes to heating your building or warming your house, Hire Station has you covered!

Heaters are used in almost every environment from offices and hallways to industrial buildings, houses and sheds. The units are available in a wide range of sizes and specifications making them highly flexible for different scenarios. Our heaters can be used both indoors and outdoors at events, in beer gardens or even just in your own front room when the weather gets colder!

Here at Hire Station we have heaters capable of producing over 270,000Btu each hour powered by LPG, electricity and oil based fuels. We can also provide you with all your gas needs via our respected suppliers at Calor. Available from us are 7kg and 15kg bottles of Butane as well as 3.9kg, 6kg, 19kg and 47kg bottles of Propane.

What's the difference between indoor and outdoor heating?

In a brief definition the difference between indoor and outdoor heaters are the specifications to which they are designed to be used, e.g. indoors and outdoors.

Something to remember though is the term indoor and outdoor is incorrectly used for spaces inside and out. A better terminology would be:

  • Indoor – Small areas such as bedrooms, lounges, office spaces
  • Outdoors – larger spaces such as factory floors, workshops, beer gardens

After all, why would you want to heat an outside area in which the temperature would quickly dissipate within the ambient air?

What is a Btu?

The Btu is the traditional unit used when measuring heat energy and stands for British Thermal Unit. The measurement is the amount of work required to increase the temperature of 1lb (454g) of water by one Fahrenheit.

A simple method to understand the Btu is this; 1 four inch (100mm) match stick will produce 1 Btu once completely consumed. The Btu is equivalent to roughly 1055 joules.

Below you will find a selection of both indoor and outdoor heaters that are readily available from Hire Station.

Haolgen heater

Suitable for homes, offices, shops, leisure centres, schools, hospitals & hotels heating up to 2.7kW (9,200Btu/hr).

Infra Red Radiant Heater

Smart and stylish this is a very effective personal heater.

Industrial Fan Heater

Suitable for offices, shops, schools and hospitals circulating warm fume free air.

Oil Filled Radiator

The oil filled radiator has simple controls including thermostat and timer adjustments.

A direct fired radiant LPG heater requiring no electricity and working solely from an LPG cylinder

With an output of 26kW (89,000 BTU/hr) this heater is ideal for "spot" heating in workshops.construction sites, etc...

With a heating capacity of up to 106kW/361000Btu/hr this Oil Fired Heater will effectively heat up large areas

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