You might anticipate that one 2 kw radiant heater would be very much the same as another. Actually the delivery of the radiant heat, i.e. the radiant heater intensity, can be very different from on type of radiant heater to another. One of the problems that can occasionally arise from buying a radiant heater is of dashed expectations on heat delivery.
If people are used to perhaps an infrared mobile radiant heater of say 2kw, then when they purchase a 2 kw ceiling mounted radiant heater, and use it for the 1st time they may believe that it is not working properly. This is because the heat energy is delivered at a lower intensity from a larger area of heater. 2 kw of heat is still 2 kw of heat but the characteristic of how that heat is delivered will be very different from what they might be used to.
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