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Vertical Radiators

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by Robbox, 19 Sep 2018.

  1. Robbox

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    Couple of questions....
    Flat vs tube? Tube variety seem to have higher output for similar height x width, is there a reason for this?
    Is there a reliability issue between the more expensive makes, like Reina, and the lesser know makes from B&Q etc?
     
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  3. Some decorative,designer heat emitters are the work of the devil :mrgreen:

    what's your installers idea on them :?:
     
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    ~what's your installers idea on them :?:~ he just thinks they're expensive!
    The way the room is designed makes horizontal radiators a PIA. Basically, it's a dining area with only one suitable wall for horizontals, that is just where the dining chairs go, but two 'dead' areas that would take a vertical nicely.
     
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    be carefull which ones you choose as some have baffles fitted and the flow and return have to be specific, if they are fitted the wrong way round it wont work properly. not all are but a lot are
     
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    My neighbour bought two off ebay for very good price, they look great and so far no issues....
     
  8. Purpose made vertical radiators are available from many known manufactures,fit many of these and they work a treat https://www.purmo.com/en/products/panels/vertical.htm#tab-technical-data

    Have fitted them In lieu of decorative designer units that did not supply the heat output their adverts mentioned :idea: for decorative products have used genuine zehnder radiators,good enough.

    sometimes expensive is good :idea:
     
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    can't you just turn a normal one on its end? o_O
     
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    Doesnt mean that your flow and returns are the same way round
     
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