For over 10 years, the Electric Heating Company have supplied stylish efficient electric heating to a range of Hotel, Office and Restaurant Customers across the UK. EHC take pride in offering a unique specification service which ensures all Customers are provided with a bespoke Electric Heating solution tailored exactly for their needs.
As well as a modern stylish look, the Electric Heating Company have innovatively designed their Electric Radiators and Electric Heaters to be Smart Home ready and also meet the latest regulatory Energy Efficiency requirements. The stylish DSR Visage Electric Panel Heater and ecoSave Dynamic Electric Heater ranges allow a Customer full control of when their electric central heating system operates either through individual 24/7 time and temperature control or centrally through a free Smart WiFi App Control system. The latter is perfect for Customers who want full central control of their electric heating across multiple rooms or locations.
DSR Visage Electric Panel Heater
The DSR Visage Electric Panel Heater enhances EHC’s premium range of German Electric Panel Heaters by adding Wi-Fi control capability through a free App. This range of high quality smart electric panel heaters have a modern stylish design, high quality aluminium heating element and Patented Heater Retention table across the centre of the heater. This design allows the complete surface of the heater to benefit from the heat giving a more uniformed and pleasant heating experience. Available in all RAL colours, the DSR Visage Electric Panel Heater can be coloured to suit your interior design requirements.
The DSR Visage Electric Panel Heater has been designed specifically for the Customer who wants a modern Electric Panel Heater with Smart Home technology in built. When the DSR Visage Electric Panel Heater is used in conjunction with the DSR Smart Gateway, it allows users to communicate with the electric heaters direct via their computer, tablet or mobile. Users just need to download the free EHC DSR App which gives them complete control on the Time Temperature and Programming of the heaters with the ability to access the Electricity Monitor, Heater Priority settings and Power Limiter (if the Power Clamp has been purchased).
ecoSave Dynamic Electric Heater
The Ecosave Dynamic Heater has also been designed to meet the heating demands of the modern smart home. This range of smart electric heaters are styled to blend with any décor and include the latest innovations to enhance heating comfort and lower energy usage. The ecoSave Dynamic Electric Heaters are suitable as a heating solution for apartments, domestic dwellings, holiday homes and offices.
The Heating Elements and High Performance Heating Oil are housed within the sturdy aluminium body of the heater making the ecoSave an efficient oil filled heater. Due to the modular construction and air flow outlets at the top of the heater these aluminium electric heaters benefit from fast heat up times and provides an even surface temperature with optimum convection through all heating cycles.
The easy-to-use digital programmable thermostat is located at the top of the heater enabling simple manual control of the heater. It will accurately control both Time and Temperature, is fully Programmable 24/7 and offers comfort, economy, frost protection and on/off settings.
To convert the Smart Home Wi-Fi ready Ecosave Heater to an intelligent appliance that can be controlled anywhere, anytime the Customer simply has to install the EHC SmartHome Wi-Fi kit. The Ecosave Heater combined with the SmartHome Wi-Fi kit are also ideal for Hotels, Student Accommodation and Properties for Let as all the Heaters can be fully controlled remotely.
New ‘LOT 20’ Energy Efficiency Standards
On the 1st January 2018, a new regulation affecting “the ecodesign requirements for local space heaters” will be implemented. This derives from an EU Commission Regulation transposed into UK Law under the Energy Related Products Regulations (ERP). This new regulation is often referred to as ‘LOT 20’ and requires any new local space heating system installed from this date onwards to be compliant with set energy efficiency standards.
The aim of LOT 20 is to reduce the energy consumption through accurate management and control of electric heating appliances and minimise wasted energy. To meet the objectives of LOT 20, better use of intelligent timers, controls and sensors must be made. Standard on/off heating appliances without such controls will no longer be compliant and manufacturers and distributors will no longer be able to sell these.
Any new local space heating system installed from 1 January 2018 onwards must be compliant with the new LOT 20 performance standards. The legislation is not retrospective, so existing systems in place will not be affected.
To be LOT 20 compliant, heaters will in general now need to include 3 key features:
- 24/7 time and temperature control, either built in or through wireless/WIFI APP.
- Electronic thermostatic control for accurate room temperature measurement.
- Open window/door recognition so the heater can reduce usage if the user leaves a door or window open reducing the room temperature rapidly. Some heaters will have a have a smart start facility included, which allows the heater to choose the time it engages to bring the room up to the required temperature set by the user.
All heaters must also meet a minimum seasonal space heating energy efficiency requirement too.
The EHC DSR Visage Electric Panel Heaters and ecoSave Dynamic Electric Heater have been LOT 20 compliant since January 2017. This range of LOT 20 compliant heaters continue to offer full controllability, ease of operation and, on the correct electricity tariff, continue to be affordable to run. The Tenant will still be able to regulate the time and temperature of their heating system to suit their lifestyle through individual control on the heaters and central control via a programmer and room thermostat.
For further information on the EHC’s DSR Visage Electric Panel Heater or ecoSave Dynamic Electric Heater ranges and how they could be suitable for your needs please contact EHC on 01698 820533 or visit our website at www.electric-heatingcompany.co.uk