What Are The Best Radiators For Central Heating?
Updated: Sep 20
What are the most efficient radiators for central heating? How can I choose the best radiators for central heating at home? It is the most frequent question that we always hear when somebody is willing to repair or replace his central heating system. Here in Eama we are going to gather an inclusive guide for you to choose the best heating radiator system. Stay with us.
We all know that WHO (world health organization) has declared that the standard temperature for a room is 18°C. This temperature is suitable for adults and those who are healthy enough. Sometimes, we have different ideas and preferences. For instance, I personally love a warm environment because I can not tolerate cold places. There are different factors for choosing the best heating radiators and systems. You should pay attention to the size of the room, radiator fuel system, heating output and, etc. Radiators are in different colors, brands, styles, and designs that do particular functions.
Best Place for Radiators
What is the best place for installing a radiator? Some people want to put their radiator in a central part of the room because in this way the warmth distributes in the whole room and all the corners. There are some kinds of radiators that are stylish and modern. There is no need to hide them since they help the room to seem more beautiful. If they are not eye-catching, they can be hidden behind the furniture.
On the other hand, some say that the radiator must be near the door or the window in order to better distribute the heat. For finding the best location for the radiator we always paying attention to the BTU rating. If the BUT is high enough, there is no need to care about the location. Because the radiator can warm the environment properly. Try to find the best place for installing the radiator in every room.
Best Radiator Fuel Type
One of the most important factors that exist and should be considered about the radiators, is of course the fuel type of the heating system. When you decide to repair or replace your heating system, you may notice this question: “what is the best radiator fuel type?”
Central heating radiators use water to heat the room. The water is heated by the central heating system. Radiators work by electricity. Besides, there are also dual fuel radiators which use both water and electricity to make the environment warm. Some radiators in old days used oil to run but, nowadays there is a special gel that is used in the heating system. Oil doesn’t be used anymore.
BTU Rating factor in heating systems
BTU rating is a standard rating that is given to radiators and heating systems. This rating shows energy consumption. The larger the radiator the higher the BUT rating would be. If you choose the best radiator for the room, in the long run, you will reduce the costs and expenses you pay on energy, electricity and, etc. In addition, it prevents energy wastage.
Large radiators in both vertical and horizontal formats are the most popular. Larger radiators distribute the warmth more and have a more heat output but, do not forget about the size of the room. The size of the room or the place must be considered as the first factor when buying the radiator. There are a large number of models and styles.
The styles of the radiator which generally output the best heat are:
Cast iron radiators
Best Radiator Materials
What is the best radiator material? The radiators are made from different materials. The radiator material depends on where the radiator is going and what it will be used for.
In some years ago, the cast iron radiators were very popular. Traditional radiators were made of iron because they have offered a fine heat, they were durable and you can put them in every place that you wish.
In modern days, for instance, aluminum radiators are energy efficient and have a good heat output. They are very popular since aluminum material makes for a very efficient transfer of heat from the source to the room. In addition to that, they are more stylish and come in different models and brands.
In this piece of article, we tried to introduce different factors that are important in choosing the best heating system. Eama is one of the predominant companies in Canada that offers mechanical services in Toronto. In the case of any radiator installation or running a heating system, please contact us with the number below. Eama is equipped with the most professional experts in this field of services.