Heat Master Foot Mat Heater (75 Watt)
A heated mat that costs just $10 per year to operate
The foot warmer mat heater will heat you more effectively and with over 90% less energy than other electric heaters on the market.
The foot mat heater delivers a pleasant radiant warmth from directly below where you are sitting.
It's super cheap to operate. Your heating costs will be just $10 per year per heater (when used for 4 hours per day, every day, for 4 months!).
TIP: Consider using the Foot Mat Heater in conjunction with the EcoSwitch. That way you can easily switch the heater on and off at desk level.
The problem with other electric heaters
Electric heaters used in most homes and offices in Australia are inefficient energy guzzlers. In fact, heating is one of the key drivers of high electricity bills.
Electric heaters typically consume between 1,000 and 2,400 watts and fail to direct heat where it is needed most.
Other electric heaters such as those pictured are cheap to buy, but very expensive to operate. And they're usually not very effective.
Oil column heaters look innocent, but actually consume a large amount of power. Much of the heat produced by oil column heaters is lost above the heater, rising to unoccupied areas of the room (ie. the ceiling).
Electric fan or convection heaters, on the other hand, try to overcome this problem by forcing heat out horizontally across the room. This creates another problem: air movement promotes cooling, not heating! To counteract this they consume an enormous amount of power for their size.
Next come the bar or panel radiator type heaters. In theory, these aren't as bad because they employ more effective radiant heat. But, their downsides include over-spec power consumption, significant fire hazard, and the fact they never seem to last for more than one winter.
The solution: direct heat where you need it
The solution to many of the woes described above is simple: deliver radiant / conductive heat directly to where it is needed (the occupants of a room). This is what the foot mat heater delivers.
It is ideal for use as an under-desk heater at work, or at home in front of the TV (see also our heated throw rug or heated cushion). We've also sold these heaters to workplaces suffering from the cold like factories or warehouses, which are often heated poorly compared to a conventional office building.
The Heat Master heated carpet mat as seen with a FLIR One Pro thermal imaging camera.
Specifications - Electric Foot Warmer / Foot Mat Heater
|Power Consumption||75 Watts|
|Components||1.8m power cord, on/off switch, and foot mat|
|Power Plug||Australia / New Zealand 3-pin plug|
|Colour||Black power cord, grey foot mat|
|Dimensions||- Power cord = 180cm
- Foot mat = 40cm x 60cm
|Installation||Self install / portable product|
|Product Identifiers||9349970004672 (Barcode)|
|Country of Origin||Germany|
|Safety Notes & Features||- Designed for indoor use
- Not to be completely covered when on (feet and/or shoes are fine)
- Not recommended as a pet heater
- Each device is fitted with a temperature limiter (60°C). It is located in the middle of the carpet (see images showing cut-away of internal construction).
Frequently Asked Questions
What additional control options are available?
The Foot Mat Heater is controlled by a simple on/off switch and delivers a pleasant even temperature.
If you want easier access to the on/off switch we suggest using it in conjunction with an EcoSwitch. That way you can hide the foot mat heater cord behind your desk and place the EcoSwitch on top of the desk for easy access and control.
We also sell the HeaterMate plug-in thermostat which can be used with any type of portable heater.
Is it available in other colours?
The foot mat heater is currently only available in the grey carpet material as pictured.