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Gaining compliance for radiant heaters

From 1st January 2018, radiant heaters must have an:

  1. Electronic room temperature control plus week timer
     
  2. One of the following energy saving feature:
     
    1. Distance control option – remote interaction from outside the building in which the product is installed, e.g. use of an app to delay the heating from coming on when you will be home late to save energy.
       
    2. Open window sensing – integrated into the product. The product shuts down when a window is open to save energy. This is done by monitoring output against temperature, and stopping if the heater is on but the temperature is not changing.  
       
    3. Presence detection – the product is equipped with an integral electronic device that automatically reduces the temperature when no person is detected in the room.
       
    4. Black bulb sensor - the product is equipped with an integral electronic device that measures air and radiant temperature.
       
    5. Working time limitation - a function that automatically de-actives the product after a set period of time. This is also referred to as a run-back timer.

If you would like to check if a product is compliant, please use the efficiency calculator.