Scan Magazine | Special Theme | Sauna and Wellness in Finland
Kastee® can also work in lower temperatures, making it an ideal system for exercise rooms specialised in hot yoga or pilates. Photo: Tulikivi.
Kastee System — leading the way in the sauna revolution ®
Five years ago, Dan Mertalehto, a pioneering inventor, was admiring the perfect combination of the warmth and humidity of a greenhouse, and wondered if it might be possible to create the same effect in a sauna. After some more thinking and prototyping, he successfully invented a system that takes away the hard edge from a sauna’s dry and hot heat. By Anne Koski-Wood
Kastee® System is a new, revolutionary, smart air humidifier, which upgrades any dry sauna into a well-being oasis with rich and abundant steam. As a result, the heat is soft, moist and easy to breathe. The secret lies in a water spray nozzle installed inside the stove. The nozzle, which is connected to a water supply, sprays water on the stones at regular intervals, giving the atmosphere the 70 | Issue 119 | December 2018
feel of an ancient smoke sauna. Hygro and thermometer sensors, placed on a sauna wall, measure the humidity and temperature levels. The levels can be adjusted in a control unit, which is placed outside the sauna. The Kastee® System is electronically driven, automatic, self- adjustable and completely safe. A sauna expert, a long-standing member of the Finnish Sauna Society and
founder of the British Sauna Society, Mika Meskanen, says: “Everyone’s journey into the pleasures of a sauna is unique, but most connoisseurs agree that the soft humidity and enveloping warmth of a traditional wood-fired smoke sauna is the ultimate experience.” The Kastee® technology helps recreate this climate in modern commercial and domestic saunas and makes it accessible to everyone.
Still like a traditional sauna When asked about the difference between a steam room and a sauna with a Kastee® System, the CEO and partner, Ilkka Korhonen points out that steam rooms use a kettle to create hot and cold steam, whereas in the Kastee® System, the quality of warmth and temperature stays
Promoting Brand Scandinavia! Including Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland.