|Rethink Comfort Heating|
At IR Focus ApS we work to change the way we get comfort heating. By focusing heat on individuals, we can match personal preferences, and at the same time save a lot of energy.
|Sustainable Build Forum|
IR Focus was selected to participate at the Danish Sustainable Build Forum in 2019.
We want to make VARME our brand for scandinavian designed Personal Heating products.
Together with the Danish designer Anne Qvist, we have developed this hand heater as our go to market product, launched in our Kickstarter campaing February 2020.
This is our hand heater with two infrared LED modules with four LED’s and lenses each. It is simple, and without person tracking, yet it adresses a need that has not yet been solved so elegant by any other product.
|Hui Zhang, UC Berkeley|
Hui Zhang, PhD, is a Research Specialist at the Center for the Built Environment at UC Berkeley. Her work focuses on human thermal comfort in complex environments, and comfort modeling.
Hui has been testing the current version of our hand heater and explains here how it works.Password: Varme
|Ed Arens, UC Berkeley|
This is a preview
Edward Arens, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Architecture at UC Berkeley. Professor Arens is also Director of the Center for the Built Environment, an industry/university cooperative research center focusing on commercial/institutional buildings.
Here Ed explains Personal Comfort Systems
The test results from CBE can be seen here. Note that the temperature stays within limits, even when you get very close to the hand heater. There is no risk of safety when using the heater..
|Person Tracking LED|
Video from 2014
This video was recorded at MAB14 Media Architecture Biennale 2014. It shows how LED spots continously are following the kids below. This is similar to what we want to do, but now with invisible infrared heating LED.