Common questions

What are the best convector radiators?

What are the best convector radiators?

Best Convector Heaters

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  • 2.5 5. Warmlite Convection Heater.
  • 2.6 6. Oypla Electrical 2KW Free Standing Convector Heater.
  • 2.7 7. Stiebel Eltron Panel Convector Heater.
  • 2.8 8. Beldray EH3018 Electric Convector Heater.
  • 2.9 9. DONYER POWER Convector Radiator Heater.
  • 2.10 10. VonHaus Convector Heater.

Is convector heaters better than radiators?

Whilst a convector heater could win the title of most effective for its fast-acting heating, the oil filled radiator could also take it for its heat retaining properties, keeping the temperature up in a room for longer than the convector design.

How long do convector radiators last?

This can last for up to 6 months depending in which part of the country you live in. Each day your house is warmed up during the heating cycle and cools down when the heating is not operating – night time and during the day. Heat energy moves from the warmest part to the coldest part trying to balance out the system.

Are convector radiators economical?

Convector heaters are all about quick heat and quick results. Their basic design means that convector heaters are lightweight and easy to pick up and place wherever you want, however, their reliance on convected heat means that they’re much less efficient to run.

Is a convector heater good?

Convector heaters are a good choice if you need a supplementary heating source to warm up a room for a few hours at a time. They take a little longer to work, but this type of heater can be easily controlled with a timer and thermostat, so you don’t overheat the room and you save money.

How much electricity does a convector heater use?


Typical heat output Running cost per hour (standard meter)
Convector heater 2 kW 28p
Fan heater 2 kW 28p
Oil-filled radiator 1.5 kW 21p
Source: Centre for Sustainable Energy

Which is cheaper to run a convector heater or oil filled radiator?

Halogen heaters tend to be the cheapest radiant heaters as they have a low power rating (but also produce less heat), while oil-filled radiators are often the cheapest convector heater because there is a thermostat to control the temperature.

Can you leave convector heater on overnight?

Are space heaters safe to leave on all night? In general, it’s not recommended that you use a space heater while sleeping. Even though you’re technically present, you’re not aware of what’s going on in the house or even in your own bedroom.

How good are convector heaters?

Are oil filled radiators cheaper to run than convector heaters?

What kind of radiator has two convector panels?

The double panel convector radiator, AKA the ‘K2’ or ‘Type 22’ radiator. Two layers of convector fins sandwiched between two single panels. Each panel has its own set of fins for a whole lot of surface area and a whole lot of heat. Ideal for heating medium to large rooms.

What kind of radiators do you use for central heating?

Our range of central heating radiators also known as convector or trade radiators are the perfect addition to your home as part of your heating system. Several different styles of convector radiators are available, including round-top and seam-top styles, or the premium flat panel designs that perfectly complement a modern home.

What kind of radiator has convector fins?

The single panel convector radiator, AKA a ‘K1’ or ‘Type 11’ radiator. Not to be confused with a regular ‘single panel radiator Type 10 radiator’ because this is a single panel radiator with convector fins bolted to the back.

Do you get free delivery on convector radiators?

The cheapest convector radiators on the site, our own brand radiators, come with a 10-year guarantee and free delivery. With our price match guarantee, we ensure you won’t find a convector radiator of the same quality for a better price.

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