Specifying Outdoor Heating Solutions


This technical guide provides the necessary information for architects and designers to plan and specify heating solutions for any outdoor space in a functional, affordable, comfortable and aesthetically pleasing way.

Learning objectives

  • Explain the types of outdoor heating solutions available for an outdoor area both in residential and commercial spaces such as rooftop bars, cafes, restaurants and other outdoor hospitality al fresco areas.
  • Identify the legislation requirements for gas and electric outdoor heaters with understanding of the mounting heights and statutory requirements for installation.
  • Compare the difference between outdoor heater based on heating elements, output and efficiencies.
  • Illustrate an appropriate heating solution plan which provides optimum usage of an outdoor area. 

This free course is brought to you through a partnership with Bromic Heating. By registering for this course, you grant AIA permission to share your name and email address with Bromic Heating.

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    Leonardo Murata

    Specifications Sales Representative | Bromic Heating

    Leonardo Murata has been with Bromic Heating for over 5 years, aiding top architects and designers...