SPREAD WARMTH MORE EFFICIENTLY AROUND YOUR HOME
If you want to have a more efficient heating system, electric central heating is the one for you.
With our easy-to-install German-engineered electric radiators, your energy costs are comparable to using traditional heating systems, like LPG or oil.
How they work
Just as with a gas central heating system, an electric radiator works by raising the temperature and spreading the heat throughout the room via convection and maintaining the warmth around the space through radiant heat. However with electric heaters, this heat is spread more evenly, heating rooms to the temperature you want, when you want – only heating the spaces you wish.
To fully understand how an electric radiator heater spreads warmth around your home, it is essential to acknowledge that its two most important elements are the surface area and its ability to convect.
Along with conduction and radiation, convection is one of the three main types of heat transfer that involves the process where hot air rises and cold air falls. Through convection, warm air circulates around the room, ensuring that the whole space is heated evenly. Our ELKATherm electric radiators have five times more surface area due to its fluted system. The combination of five times more surface area and convection created by the large amount of chimneys, created by the flutes ensures the most effective conversion of electrical energy into heat energy out.
Electric radiators are 100% efficient. The main reason a wet system is not as effective is because the heater which is closest to the boiler is the most efficient – the one which is the furthest away needs to work harder to get hot and maintain it’s temperature.
With an electric system you control what time you want your room to be at your ideal temperature. If you want the room warm at 9am, the electric heating system knows exactly when it must switch itself on, to get to the desired temperature by the desired time. If you leave a window or door open the radiator will turn off and turn back on when you close them.