When building a new home, everything has to be just right and the same has to be said for getting the best heating system. Recent legislation now states that any new home built after 2025 will no longer be allowed to install gas central heating, which means that heating for new builds will have to be reconsidered. This is one of the many reasons why there has been an increase in interest for other heating alternatives. So, what is the best system for new builds now?
You’ve no doubt heard the news that home heating is going to be seeing upgrades in the near future and if you’re wondering what that means for you, then have no fear, we have the answers. For home heating the future is simple; it’s all about efficiency. Gas central heating has already seen its day as the undisputed champion, but it is time to look to a greener solution. There are a number of ways to heat your home whilst saving on energy and keeping costs low, in fact, many people have already followed this trend towards a more economic lifestyle and have reaped the rewards. So, what does the future have to hold for home heating? It’s time to find out.
Making the switch from gas to electric heating can be a daunting prospect, especially as we are a nation that has depended on gas central heating for so long, but the fact of the matter is gas is no longer sustainable. A good alternative is electric, not only with our cars but with our heating too, as it’s the more environmentally conscious choice. There are a number of things to consider before switching, which is why we’re here to help guide you through the energy-saving world of electric heating.
As of 2020 around 85% of homes in the UK use gas central heating, which leaves 15% of properties seeking alternative ways of heating, and with recent moves towards a more efficient society, this number can only increase. Currently, most homes without mains gas tend to be in rural places that are disconnected from the grid, but there are more and more modern apartments and eco-friendly properties being built without gas heating systems. So, what are your options if you decide to go against the grain and heat without gas? Well, there are several avenues to consider, with electric heating often coming out on top and for good reason too.
The economical answer to this question is “yes, electric radiators are efficient” but if you’re anything like me, you’ll want to know the hows, whys and wherefores before coming to your own conclusions. We’re covering all the main questions about radiator efficiency in this blog, so if you want to know more, let’s get right into it…
If there’s one thing that comes to mind when you see the iQ Glass, it’s how sleek and modern this electric heater looks. With its black glass front, its touchscreen interface and its WiFi capabilities, the iQ Glass is a truly contemporary take on heating. However, there’s more to an electric heater than its appearance, even if this one is particularly stylish. I wanted to put the iQ Glass to the test, to find out which features work best and get right down to brass tacks so I can share the results with you in this review.
When in the market for a new heating system, there are a few costs you have to consider: installation costs, maintenance costs and of course running costs. Electric radiators have almost no installation and maintenance costs but, as with any heating system, running costs can vary depending on various factors including the efficiency of your radiators, your home’s insulation, energy tariffs, and the size of the rooms you’re heating. When investing in an electric heating system, electric radiators with advanced energy management features can help you keep running costs low. High precision individual controls unique to electric radiators can allow them to compensate for the higher price of electricity versus gas. Here we provide a breakdown of some of the most efficient electric radiators on the market.
In recent years, electric heating has made huge advances in terms of the technology it offers and it’s now more efficient and intuitive than ever. Due to new legislation, modern electric heating systems have been revamped to include certain features to help save on energy and reduce running costs. Some of the most common features are open window detection, adaptive start and WiFi control, all of which deliver adaptable heating that’s not only energy efficient but can also help to keep costs low. They’re perfect for landlords searching for the most cost-effective way to keep a property warm and this blog is going to take a look at which features you should be looking for.
The new year is all about embracing change and where better to start than with our homes. It’s the perfect time to sweep away the aftermath of the festive season and bring in a fresh, exciting vibrancy into living spaces. At this time of year, we galvanise ourselves into action to ditch the clutter, streamline our interiors and undertake a deep clean into every nook and cranny but some go one step further and renovate their rooms into the picture-perfect interiors they’ve always dreamed about. If you find that your radiators aren’t working with your design scheme, the good news is you don’t have to be stuck with what you’ve got – designer electric radiators come in a range of designs that complement any style and offer smart control to match. If you’re considering upgrading this January, here’s all the reasons why you should opt for a designer electric radiator.
With cold and longer nights now back in our lives, there’s no doubt you’ll be thinking about the best ways to ensure the house is kept warm, especially on a morning. After all, who wants to wake up to freezing temperatures? Leaving your radiators on overnight is a sure-fire way to guarantee that a toasty temperature remains in your home ready for you in the morning. If you’re wondering if it’s safe to do this, then we’re here to deliver the answer by explaining when you should and shouldn’t leave your electric radiators to run all night.