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Is a new generation of electric heating right for you?

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by GreenGirl last modified Jan 22, 2015

We may all have a hazy preconception when it comes to electric heaters, one of a guzzling and unsightly oil radiator perhaps? Well I can... The post Is a new generation of electric heating right for you? appeared first on My Green Home Blog .




 

 

We may all have a hazy preconception when it comes to electric heaters, one of a guzzling and unsightly oil radiator perhaps? Well I can firmly say this is something of the past and will now for the most part be a museum piece to say the least. As I will dive further into unfolding the benefits of why eco electric radiators should be for you.!

If you live out in the more rural areas where there is no immediate gas supply you have several options Oil, solar PV, Heat pumps or electric heating. The later being the most economical. As we all know with the uncertainty surrounding oil and the continuing rise in prices it’s no surprise that electric is predominantly the favoured choice. Solar PV is on the rise however with government subsidies on the down, this form of generating electricity is still a viable option but requires quite a costly initial investment before you start to enjoy the benefits. Ground source heat pumps can be fantastic but starting at a whopping £11,000 to £15.000 they are something no everybody can afford.

With advanced designer electric radiators they posses efficiency measures controlling the exact amount of electricity consumed to be exactly distributed into your room leaving no wastage so what energy you use is exactly what you get in heat. They also use a 24 hour control management system over 7 days a week. This gives us endless options to customise our heating around our lifestyle choices. Want your bedroom to go from 18 to 22 degrees at 8pm ready for bedtime no problem. You’d like your living room to be at 24 degrees at 6am because thats simply how you like it, easy. Electric radiators are not only have fantastic controllability they equally excel in terms of aesthetics offering a stylish and welcoming ancillary to your home. If all that wasn’t enough they’re super easy to install yourself if your handy with a drill and screws, additionally they plug into a regular 3 pin wall plug socket. Running costs start from just a few pence per hour, remember that because these units are so efficient they turn themselves off once the temperature has been reached merely turning back on when the temperature has dropped 1 degree. Our of 1 hours worth of electric you could be using just 20 minutes of actual electricity per hour which is just brilliant for our purses and wallets.

it looks as though advanced electric radiators are here to stay. Remember that when researching electric heaters to ensure that you don’t fall foul and choose an outdated fluid model and to remember dry thermal technology is the selection to make. Another great bonus is that these units can also run parallel to a WET system so if you need heating in your garage but don’t want the high expense of plumbers and the laying of pipes then electric radiators are a far more sensible option to consider.!

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