How to choose your bathroom radiator
Fully part of the decoration, the radiator has conquered the bathroom. However, it should not be chosen lightly. The following provides an overview of the core selection criteria that will help you in your search.
In a bathroom, the radiator has become an essential element of comfort. In that extend, the offer is plethoric and it is not always easy to make its way through it. To select the right appliance implies to address several questions.
The first question is related to the heating mode. The selected radiator must comply with the existing installation: electric radiator for electric heating, hot water radiator for central heating (boiler) or heat pump. Finally, dual systems allow the functioning of your radiator with your central heating system in winter, while providing the possibility to use the electric back-up heater during summer or mid-season (hot water circuit switched off).
The second question is the sizing. It depends on the heating power needed. In general, the rule of 100W/m² is applied. It also depends on the appliance desired size. The more powerful an appliance is, the longer and larger it is. This allows to dry more towels at the same time. Lastly, take into account the space requirement and the space available in the bathroom to install the appliance properly.
Here is another question to address: will my radiator be able to heat the room while drying and warming the towels at the same time?
Indeed, a classic towel dryer, once covered with towels, does not necessarily ensure the proper heating of the bathroom.
Atlantic's 3CS technology (triple comfort system) meets these three objectives. The bathroom radiator is fitted with a fan that ensures a fast heating of the room during the shower. The heating element, electronically controlled, maintains an optimal temperature at all times, even when the towel dryer is entirely covered with towels.
However, the concept of comfort is not limited to that. A radiator able to heat the room, to dry and warm the towels at the same time is great! If, on top of that, it can adapt its functioning to the various periods of use, it is even better!
Atlantic's programming systems allow to easily switch between Eco and Comfort modes. The shower cycle function enables to set the appliance functioning during the bathroom use for an optimum comfort and better savings. The results speak for themselves: the users can enter a warm bathroom, dry their bodies with warm towels and dry them up quickly afterwards while achieving energy savings.
The last, but not the least, criterion to consider is the design. There is a huge range of types (fixed, swiveling...), sizes, tube shapes, etc. to match everyone's taste. The same applies when it comes to colors. The classic white and trendy chrome finish are available along with a wide variety of colors, from the brightest to the softest. This will help you select a bathroom radiator that matches perfectly your bathroom.
Atlantic bathroom portfolio offers all shapes & colors of radiators with rotating and narrow options to match the design & installation requirements of all bathrooms. With Atlantic bathroom radiators, you can heat the bathroom, warm & dry the towels, all at the same time for a total comfort in the bathroom.