Now is the time when proactive car wash owners should consider making operational updates to their sites! Modern heating equipment can now be utilized in many tunnels and bays as added insurance against winter freeze-ups and dangerous, icy conditions. Airlift Doors, recommends radiant, energy-efficient infrared heating systems. These systems can include stainless steel tubes, a silicone-sealed control housing, rain-tight electrical attachments and BTU (British thermal unit) ranges from 75,000 to 150,000. The heater lengths can range from 20 feet to 60 feet and offer options for 90 degree and U-bend configurations, depending on a site’s specific needs.
These radiant, stainless steel model heaters built for a car wash are a good choice because they are energy efficient and they include stainless steel components with water-tight attachments. Radiant heat has become increasingly popular in the car care industry compared to other system types due to the heaters’ higher efficiency and longevity.