Replace Radiator

10 Feb 2006
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United Kingdom
I'm in the process of buying a bungalow (1960's age), the living room measures 20' (6.1m) long x 12' (3.66m) wide, it currently has 2 radiators in it, both are 600H x 1.6m Wide double, unfortunately I didn't look to see if they are type 21 or type 22.
One of the radiators is under the front window and is rusty, so needs replacing,the other on is at the other end of the living room, so I will take that one and put under the window and I want to replace the far end one (where we will mainly sit) with a narrower one. I've been on a couple of
BTU Calculators and it looks like @ 5000 BTU for the entire room, as I might want that end slightly warmer, do I go for @ 3000 BTU?
I'm currently looking at Kartell Radiators.


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Thanks Alan,
I'm trying to find out what size radiator I need, as I say, the room currently has 2 radiators and I want to replace 1 of them with a shorter one, 1.6m is a bit long, depending on which of the BTU Claculators I use I get 2 fairly different answers.

So what one do I go by? I guess you could say that Kartell want you to use a big one, as that is more expensive. Once I know what one to use, as I'm only replacing 1 Radiator, I guess I divide that number by 2, as there will be 2 radiators

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