Standard Test Method for Performance of Commercial Patio Heaters
|Publication Date:||1 April 2007|
|ICS Code (Electric heaters):||97.100.10|
This test method covers the heating performance and energy consumption of commercial radiant patio heaters. The food service operator can use this evaluation to select a commercial patio heater and understand its energy performance and effective heated area.
This test method is applicable to commercial gas and electric radiant patio heaters.
The patio heater can be evaluated with respect to the following:
Energy input rate (10.2),
Preheat energy consumption and time (10.3),
Temperature distribution (10.4), and
Effective heated area (10.4).
The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.