How to Heat a Loft Conversion

During the winter months attic conversions can become incredibly cold. If you are considering abandoning any form of heating system due to the cost of extending your current WET system then you should think again. (A WET central heating system uses a traditional boiler which pumps hot water into your radiators)

As with most loft conversions space is a precious commodity. Usually the layout is open plan in order to utilise maximum living space. As a consequence traditional radiators often eat up more floor space than it’s slim profile electric radiator counterpart such as the energy efficient SlimPro. With this in mind it may be possible to arrange your rooms furniture with more flexibility.

Of course you could extend the current plumbing network up into your loft space however you will encounter the dilemma of ensuring whether your currently boiler is suffice to handle the added pressure. Most often or not your boiler will need a costly upgrade by a fully qualified plumber. Weighing on this, you may ask is the expense worth it, moreover is there a more economic solution?

Slimpro electric radiator Slimpro electric radiator

Exceptionally slim eco electric radiators have become one of the most popular solutions to heating a modern loft conversion. A highly favoured aspect is that installation does not require any professional expense. Thats right installation can be undertaken by virtually anyone that is handy with a screw driver since the radiators plug directly into a normal 13amp plug socket.

The SlimPro offers several remarkable features which is why it has firmly established itself as the go to heating solution for properties throughout the U.K. this includes entire property conversions, extensions, loft conversions, you name it. Why you may ask? The SlimPro does not only offer low cost installation it in fact operates using the latest heating technology. One aspect is each radiator posses a built in intelligent digital thermostat which in turn monitors a rooms temperature within a segment of a degree. The radiators are so economic that they will consistently monitor a rooms temperature so that the least amount of electric to heat output is utilised. Of course once the room is up to your chosen temperature the radiators briefly turn off. This enables the room to be heated using the least amount of energy possible thus saving you money on your heating bills. If for instance it is a particular sunny day and your loft is naturally gaining plenty of sunshine and heat, then you radiator will employ a much lower output than on a bitterly cold winters day. What ever the weather decides to do you can be rest assured that an eco electric radiator will provide a cosy living space allowing you to make use of your wonderful new loft conversion.

Loft conversions are commonly converted as a primary bedroom suite, If your not occupying the room for much of the time then you can take advantage of it’s built in time and temperature programming. After all why adequately heat a loft throughout the day if it is not being utilised? So you can enter the hours you use your bedroom to save even further energy. For example you may only occupy your bedroom in the evening during the week so you could program the heating to come on from 6pm to 9am at around 18 degrees and on a weekend you could program in 24 hours at 18 degrees the programming feature is entirely flexible on a hour by hour 7 days a week to suffice your needs.

So to recap, installing an eco electric radiator will provide you with a significantly reduced installation bill if not none at all, couple this with potentially more workable living space, economic running costs and time and temperature programming. Prices start from just £169 per radiator with sizes ranging from 500W to 1800W, included is everything you need to install what’s more there is a SlimPro radiator for every sized loft conversation.