DS Forums


"Bright Heating" radiators

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-05-2012, 19:38
Forum Member
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: near the rhubarb triangle
Posts: 1,405

Anyone had these fitted, or know anything about them?
friendlygiant is offline   Reply With Quote
Please sign in or register to remove this advertisement.
Old 15-07-2012, 12:17
TUTV Viewer
Forum Member
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Oxford
Posts: 5,399
It takes the same amount of electricity to heat a room, no matter what the radiator type.

The difference comes down to perception. An instant-on radiant heater (such as a two bar fire) will leave you feeling cold when it is switch off, so there is the tendency to leave them switched on.

Storage heaters work well as background heat to keep the core of the room warm.

A good balance is the oil filled radiator which will provide heat fairly quickly, albeit not instantly and when the element cycles-on and off relative to the thermostat the radiator itself will stay warm-hot thus mitigating the peaks and troughs of two-bar fire.
TUTV Viewer is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 01:22.