Recent Projects

Keeping the Giant Tortoise Warm at Melbourne Zoo

While HEATSTRIP® outdoor heaters are great for your alfresco area, there are so many other uses, including unusual applications like keeping the tortoises warm at the Melbourne Zoo.

Melbourne Zoo wanted an efficient, durable, and IP rated heating solution that would keep the Aldabra Giant Tortoises warm when feeding and resting. Many traditional heaters on the market aren’t suitable for this sector due to making the enclosures too stuffy by constantly pumping out hot air into the environment.

HEATSTRIP® Classic 3200A electric radiant outdoor heaters met the criteria and had proved to be a fantastic choice for this type of environment. The two THH3200A where suspended from the ceiling using chains to keep them warm all year-round, providing adequate heat coverage and yet remain energy efficient.

These large animals are one of the highlights of a visit to Melbourne Zoo and a great opportunity to learn more about the plight of Aldabra Giant Tortoises in the wild and be inspired to take action to contribute to the protection and preservation of this species.

Product Specifications: HEATSTRIP® Classic 3200A and chain suspension

Transforming with Style l Surrey Hills (VIC)

As the weather gets cooler, it might be tempting to retreat indoors — but you don’t have to. After all the hard work you’ve done to create the ultimate entertaining space, it would be a shame to desert it for a portion of the year. Bring inside comfort outside with the new HEATSTRIP®range of portable and fixed outdoor heaters that will keep you toasty warm in the cold weather.

For more ultra-stylish look, the Award-winning HEATSTRIP®Portable LPG Outdoor heater (TGH34PL), incorporates world class design, quality, heat performance and efficiency to give the product its unique personality providing an elegant solution for your outdoor area, alfresco, balcony and patio. The Portable LPG offers significant running cost savings compared to standard patio mushroom heaters: a 25-per-cent saving on high output and an 80-per-cent saving on low output, while providing a significantly higher heat output.

The sturdy stand design means the gas pipes, bottle and connections can be fully concealed, yet it’s easy to move around thanks to discreetly placed wheels. A protective grille and reflector are included as standard to guarantee safe operation and heat can be directed to areas that are being used.

It is easy to operate, with an integrated Piezo ignition with tilt safety switch and flame failure device included. A high/ low output control provides heat output flexibility as well.

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Product Specification: HEATSTRIP® Portable LPG Outdoor Heater (TGH34PL)

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King of the Castle Cafe Geelong West-(VIC)

King of the Castle brings a unique, personalised coffee experience to everyone that loves coffee, located in Geelong West, Victoria.

HEATSTRIP® electric heaters were selected to accompany this expansive dining hall with rustic-chic décor. The heaters were suspended from the ceiling to provide maximum output heating.

Product Specification: HEATSTRIP® Max THX 2400 and chain suspension. 


Eclipse’ Louvre Patio Cover – San Souci (NSW)

Patioland™ was approached by Ron & Chris Dunlop of Sans Souci NSW, to provide a solution to cover their rear deck. A double span, louvred system was selected to cover their alfresco area – allowing the family to enjoy the sun, but also keeping out the rain, when required, at all times of the day.

A HEATSTRIP® Classic heater was flush mounted in the central bulkhead to provide warmth directly over an outdoor table, while providing a neat and unobtrusive installation.

Material used and project cost:

  • ‘Eclipse’ aluminium louvres “Shale Grey” in colour
  • 250 x 50mm powder coated aluminium frame “Woodland Grey” in colour
  • 100 x 100mm square edge powder coated aluminium posts
  • Stainless steel down lights mounted within the bulkhead
  • Internal switch plate & remote control operation

Total price – $24,250.00 (GST Incl.)

Product Specification: HEATSTRIP® Classic THH2400A and flush mounted enclosure (THHAC-011)

Flying Brick Cider Co. (VIC)

With a facade evoking the wingspan of the flying brick, a local nickname for the yellow-tailed black cockatoo, the Flying Brick Cider House complex is the latest addition to Bellarine Peninsula in Victoria.

Flying Brick Cider Co. offers all visitors a spectacular alfresco dining area that overlooks a lush lawn dotted with wooden apple crates.

HEATSTRIP® electric heaters were selected to accompany this beautiful setting. HEATSTRIP® Classic offered a premium stylish and slimline look which blended perfectly in the wooden celling material.

Product Specification: HEATSTRIP® Classic THH 3200A