A sauna is a small room or building in which steam is used to make the bathers perspire. It is a place especially designed to experience dry or wet heat sessions. Saunas is basically of two types: Conventional and Infrared Saunas. Conventional Saunas are the types of Saunas which make the air warm. Infrared Saunas, on the other hand, are used to warm the objects present in the sauna room. Charcoal, active carbon fibres and other materials are used in the heating areas of infrared saunas. There are many points to be kept in mind for Sauna Installation. Some of them are listed below:
1. Which rooms are suitable for sauna installation?
Any room of can be used for the installation of sauna be it long, narrow, small or square.
2. Structural Conditions for Sauna Installation
A typical layout should be first shown to the customer to ensure if that is the kind of structure of sauna the customer wants. The area of relaxation and shower area are the main parts of the structure. Structural conditions which need to be taken into account include electricity supply, room for ventilation and flooring. All these aspects should be discussed before the installation of sauna.
3. The perfect Layout
A minimum floor area of 2x2m would be needed to accommodate four persons for your sauna. The more area at your disposal, the better it is. The sauna benches can be arranged in a variety of ways in your sauna room. A corner is the ideal seat for the benches. With the benches arranged in one corner, the bather can make the best use of the available space. With the Bonatheram arranged underneath the benches, the sauna heater can be very well cooncealed under the sauna benches-saving yet more space.
Most of the heat and thus energy is lost through the cieling. It is quite imperative to ensure that the sauna walls and ceilings comply with RAL standards.
5. The use of right wood
In order to keep warmth and humidity inside the sauna, it is imperative to use the right type of wood for sauna walls and ceilings. The professional craftsmanship is required for the perfect installation of sauna walls and ceilings. The professionals should also make sure that the products used also comply with RAL guidelines.
6. Sauna heaters and Control Panels
The sauna heater and sauna control panels are responsible for creating a perfect climate inside the sauna room. It is important to ensure that the temperature of sauna heater should not exceed more than 100 degrees on the outside. To ensure the safety of sauna goers, casings and gratings are provided as protective casings so that sauna bathers do not burn themselves.
An efficient ventilation system is required for the replacement of stale air with fresh air. In order to maintain the ideal sauna climate, air should be adjusted throughout according to the size of sauna and the number of bathers in the sauna room. This also helps in conserving the environment as it save energy and costs.
8. The structure of Sauna Door
Keeping in mind the safety of sauna goers, the sauna doors should open outwards. The glass is preferably transparent for safety reasons. The glass should be made up of shatterproof glass. A wooden door handle on the inside of the sauna door will offer protection against burns.
9. Level of Comfort in Sauna
The sauna bath is solely for the purpose of relaxation. The benches placed in the sauna room should be comfortable for the bathers. The level of heat and humdity should be maintained at an optimum level to ensure the safety of the bathers.
10. Quality of sauna and Certification
Consumers should pay attention to four quality labels while choosing a sauna. It should be environment friendly and should provide a troublefree, relaxing bath to the bathers.