About us

Systemair AB (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: SYSR) has acquired the remaining 50.1% of the shares of Burda Worldwide Technologies GmbH in Germany. As from July 2021 Burda WTG has become a 100% subsidiary company of Frico AB, Sweden, which is part of the Systemair group.

Burda Worldwide Technologies GmbH, Burda WTG for short, was founded in 1990 by Jiri Burda, today’s Managing Director. In 1997, the company started in specializing in the import and sale of infrared shortwave technology to Europe and Korea. Since 1999, the company has been a leader in the field of climate control with state-of-the-art infrared technology under the brand name Burda Perfectclime®. Since the start of production, Burda WTG has already registered its own international patents, which continue to set standards today and form the basis for the international success of the brand. With annual sales of more than € 4 million and global product distribution in more than 50 countries, the company is one of the market leaders.

„Efficient, energy-saving and precisely creating the perfect climate with intelligent solutions for heat, cooling and light is our passion“
Jiri Burda, Managing Director, BURDA WTG

Key facts

  • Company foundation: 1990

  • Managing director: Jiri Burda

  • Company/warehouse adress: Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 18, D-65760 Eschborn
    Office: Berner Straße 76, D-60437 Frankfurt

  • Since July 2021, BURDA WTG has been a company of the Swedish group Systemair and a 100% subsidiary of Frico AB based in Sweden.

Corporate Philosophy

As a pioneer in short-wave infrared technology, Burda WTG commands the expertise and the know-how to constantly develop that technology further and to offer a one-stop service in heating-, cooling- and lighting-systems. All Burda products share four central values: innovation, quality, design and durability. Burda WTG is a very dynamic company with only short intervals between new innovations. The goal is to gradually maximize the performance of the heating and cooling devices. That is the company´s measure for success which is being promoted day to day around the globe.


Our innovative and numerous products are proof of our intelligent solutions. To create instantaneously produce heating or cooling in an energy-efficient and cost-effective manner is our passion. Our colour adapted light- and cooling systems, stand-alone or in addition to other systems, guarantee a feel-good atmosphere. This proofs our ability to supply a “One-stop service”. Optimally adapted to the needs of man and environment, the potential for application is almost limitless.


We listen, discern and understand the needs of our customers. Together we find the right answers. It is only natural for us to act respectfully, passionately, flexibly, reliable and in their best interest.


We are able to achieve the highest possible quality, functionality and efficiency, as well as the best design by applying the highest possible standards during the production process and using high-quality materials for our partly handcrafted products. Only by doing that can we set the benchmark on a global level.



BURDA WTG starts the heater season 2020 with a new smart home solution for infrared heaters with Somfy io. From now on, heaters from the RELAX GLASS and TERM2000 series can be controlled with the leading radio control system io-homecontrol® and Somfy remote controls.


Product launch of the new RELAX GLASS COMPACT WiFi radiant heater, which complements the successful RELAX GLASS series with a compact, 2000 watt shortwave radiant heater.

In July 2021, BURDA WTG becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Swedish group Systemair AB (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: SYSR). JIri Burda, founder of Burda WTG, remains as managing director.


The MODULAR SYSTEM receives important awards with the internationally known RED DOT DESIGN AWARD 2019 and the GERMAN DESIGN AWARD 2019.

The MODULAR SYSTEM also receives the BEST of BEST InnovAction Award at the Asian fair R+T ASIA 2019.


The Swedish company FRICO AB is taking a 49.9% stake in Burda WTG and is paving the way for further internationalization.

Burda WTG launches two new design infrared heater series RELAX GLASS (shortwave emitter with Schott Nextrema® ceramic-glass) and RELAX DARK (dark emitter with long wave without light emission).


Wins the MODULAR SYSTEM of Burda WTG the prestigious INNOVATION PRIZE R+T 2018, awarded at the world’s leading trade fair R+T in Stuttgart in the category special solutions for technical progress, excellent design and exemplary innovation.

The new Burda online shop for retailers and end customers goes online under shop.burdawtg.com.


Patent grant for the first waterproof TERM2000 MODULAR SYSTEM with individually combinable heating, light and cooling elements from the TERM2000 series.


Burda WTG celebrates 25th anniversary with the launch of the first generation of BLUETOOTH infrared heaters.


Burda WTG expands the product portfolio with infrared heating plates under the brand name HEATPANELS. The company thus covers the growing demand for surface heating elements, which are offered in the form of mirror, picture or classic heat panels.


Development and market launch of the first “NO GLARE” dark heaters (TERM2000 NO Glare) with infrared long-wave for interiors. The new dark radiators provide 100 percent heat with 100 percent light reduction.

The first ULTRA LOW GLARE radiant heaters from the TERM2000 series inspire the market with a new tube generation, which enables up to 80 percent red light reduction.


Presentation of the first “LOW GLARE” heater generation from the SMART series with significantly reduced red light emission through a new tube technology.


Market launch of the patented PERFECTLIME® heating and cooling devices, which cause a stir both nationally and internationally with pioneering heat and cooling combinations.


Market launch of the first waterproof TERM2000 and SMART infrared radiant heaters, some of which are protected by international patents, which are achieving great sales successes with their light and heat combinations.


Burda WTG presents the first self-developed infrared shortwave devices on the international market.