German Heating – Most Suitable Option for Conservatories to Reduce Energy Bills and Achieve Better Heating Efficiency
German heating systems are considered the most suitable option for heating a conservatory and there are several reasons justifying such belief. Ranging from features to functionality, German radiators excel in every sphere from its counterparts and help you achieve considerable cost savings.
In the following section let us go through the advantages you will have from installing a German heating system in your conservatory. We will also try to debunk some of the common misconceptions people have about these electric radiators.
Improved Features for Better Functionality
Advanced Radiator Flutes | Better Thermostats
The radiator convection flutes in German heating systems are designed for maximising heat radiation as well as convection of warm air all throughout the conservatory. It results in least amount of temperature (of about 1OC) difference between floor and the ceiling.
Additionally, fluting is such that it helps in augmenting radiator’s surface area and results in better heat distribution within the conservatory.
Enhanced Safety Through – Insulated Sleeves (Heat Shrinkable) for Contacts Inside Radiator | Overheat Protection Using Twin Thermocouples
- Vented Panels: Many of the German heating systems have thermostat in a panel which is properly vented so as to ensure appropriate cooling of the thermostat’s circuit board.
Thus, such cooling results in better accuracy as well as longevity of system’s thermostat.
- Auto Reset Switches: Additionally, the thermal switches present in German heating radiators tend to be auto reset switches that automatically trip in case radiator overheats (overheating usually occurs if the radiator is covered with clothing or towels).
Switches are considered better than fuses since in case of a fuse, it becomes necessary to open the radiator and change the fuse. In comparison, the switches automatically reset as soon as the radiator reaches normal temperature.
Debunking Common Misconceptions
Misconceptions About – Heat Reading Sensors | Performance of Heat Plates
Thermostats present inside a German heating radiator tend to be inaccurate since such thermostats take heat reading of the radiator instead of the room.
In reality most of the radiators have the thermostat sensor under the radiator, fitted in such a way to sense temperature of the room. As such, the sensor takes the reading from part of the conservatory which has the lowest temperature (close to the floor).
Such location is better as compared to taking a reading from a higher location in the room since heated air tends to rise upwards.
In case the German heating system consists of a thicker heat plate (made up of material such as fireclay) then it will help in reducing running cost.
Having a thicker plate will not make much difference in energy cost you will have to incur. The reason is that if it is a thicker plate then it will require more time to heat up and in turn consume more energy.
More important thing for you to look into would be thermal efficiency (such as amount of insulation, type of glazing used, etc.) of the conservatory since heat loss taking place from conservatory will largely depend upon it.
Advantages of Using German Heating Systems
Higher Energy Savings | Better Radiant and Convected Heat
Higher Energy Savings
The special thing about German heating systems is that they are able to generate as well as store heat energy for a certain amount of time within their core (such as the non-porous Soapstone core).
Thus, the radiator does not consume energy on a continuous basis and results in considerably lower energy bills.
Better Radiant and Convected Heat
These German heating radiators provide radiant as well as convection heat to provide you with all around comfort.
On one hand, the radiant heat emitted by the radiator helps in directly warming up people as well as objects in the conservatory (similar to how Sun rays provide heat) while convection heat aids in warming up air present in the room.
A Final Note
We will conclude here with a final note that in case you want a better performing electric radiator which also helps you reduce your energy bills then German heating systems are the best option to select.
These heating systems provide optimal comfort and at the same time are durable enough to offer you a long lasting conservatory heating solution.