Alurad – The Perfect Radiator.

Combining efficiency, style, and choice, ALURAD radiators really are the Perfect Radiator. ALURAD radiators are manufactured from high grade aluminium and offer you the chance to build your own heating system customised to both your heating and interior design needs.

ALURAD radiators are available in a range of different sizes and styles to suit every application and there are a number of towel rail options also.

The HSE recommended surface temperature of radiators in health and social care facilities is 43°Celsius. ALURAD radiators work well at these lower temperatures and are well suited to use with renewable heating systems such as heat pumps as well as more traditional systems such as oil and gas boilers. ALURAD radiators are ideal for hospitals, nursing homes, care centres, schools, public buildings, offices and homes.

By reducing the water content of your central heating system by over 50%, Alurad save energy and provide instant-response heating.

Klas Chrome Model

The vertical Klas are perfect for kitchen/dining areas where wall space for a radiator is tight.

The vertical Klas are perfect for kitchen/dining areas where wall space for a radiator is tight. Alurad has developed the Klas model by using the “Cross Air Flow” principle and the very popular narrow profile. The high temperature achieved through Crosss Air Flow radiates into spaces rapidly and homogenously ensuring high levels of heating comfort.

Mistral – timber effect model

Mistral – Understated chic!

The Mistral models are a popular choice with renovators looking for a neater, more sleek radiator. Reflecting modern design techniques and with its soft contours, Mistral offers a different sense of aesthetics for the user. Mistral’s narrow segments, curved casing and heating power distinguish it from other radiators.

 Alurad have combined the high efficiency of Klas with the unique aesthetics of Mistral to develop the Meltem model.

Alurad Kemer is different from other radiator models as it is designed for embedded installations and/or to be used as a baseboard.

Kemer

Kemer

Alurad Kombi – Created by combining two Alurad Klas radiators, Alurad Kombi is a perfect free-standing option for open spaces where high levels of heat output are required. kombi can be floor or wall mounted.

Kombi

Kombi – Freedom in Spaces

 Alurad Atlantis are designed to offer clear, sharp lines as per the preference of many architects and engineers. ATLANTIS look great with a splash of colour on one or two segments, enabling you to boldly match your room’s colour scheme.

Atlantis

Atlantis

Bali bathroom rail

Arkadia bathroom range

Elite

Elite

Zeus

Zeus

Except for very large rooms, ALURAD bathroom towel rails will provide all the heat you need in your bathroom. There is no need for a separate radiator.

Alurad high efficient radiators are available in 10 models and with up to 15 colour options, can be tailored to any interior design scheme. Alurad will be approximately 40-50% smaller than conventional radiators, to provide the same heat output.

 

ALURAD – High heat efficiency

Alurads use approx 80% less water than conventional rads and heat up 4 times faster, used in conjunction with modern heating controls Alurads will save on your energy bills. Steel radiators heat up relatively slowly and will stay warm for some time after the heating is turned off – this heat is surplus to requirements and therefore a waste of energy. In contrast, Alurad will heat up almost instantly bringing your entire house up to temperature rapidly. When the desired temperature is reached, the Alurad cool down relatively quickly. There is no waste of excess heat.

They are 30 to 50% smaller than conventional rads to provide the same heat output due to their high heat transfer as a result of their design and efficiency. They also save wall space of course because of their superior heat transfer per unit area.

Efficiency is a productivity metric, for example quantity or speed, whereas Effectiveness is a quality metric. Alurad are more effective in heating a space compared to conventional rads due to their high efficiency as explained above.

The raw material and design superiority of Alurad provides excellent heat efficiency.

See online brochure at http://www.ecoevolution.ie/alurad_flash.html , page 26 explains the operation principle of cross air flow that is used in some of the Alurad products.

New Consumer Features to be introduced to Home Energy Saving Scheme

~Online Home Energy Self Survey and Building Energy Rating Integrated into Grant Scheme~

On June 8th, the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) will introduce two new features to the Home Energy Saving (HES) scheme, designed to further empower consumers, first by guiding them on suitable upgrade works and secondly informing them of the impact of works undertaken.

The Home Energy Saving scheme, administered by SEAI provides grants to homeowners for insulation and heating system upgrades and continues to prove very popular with over 58,000 homeowner applications approved since the scheme was launched in March 2009.

Sample of BER Cert ~ Photo Credit SEAI

Sample of BER Cert ~ Photo Credit SEAI

Online Home Energy Self Survey

The smart online Home Energy Self Survey will only take minutes to complete, taking homeowners through a number of simple steps to identify the current condition of their home and guiding them towards the most suitable upgrade works.  This new survey will be offered to all applicants at the start of the online application process and will also available in hard copy on request from the SEAI call centre.  The survey complements the existing fast track online application system and links directly to SEAI’s other resources including the Buyers’ Guides.

Integral BER Requirement

At the same time a Building Energy Rating (BER) is to become an integral part of all grant applications under the HES scheme, whereby homeowners must undertake a BER to measure the impact of works undertaken.  This will give homeowners a thorough and objective assessment of the energy performance of their home following upgrade works, including a BER certificate with a A-G performance rating.  The first such BER assessment will attract grant aid of €100.

At the time of completing the BER, the assessor will also provide an estimate of the energy performance of the home before upgrade works, based upon the pre-works condition of the house.  This will inform the homeowner of the effectiveness of the upgrade works in terms of energy and CO2 emissions improvements.

Householders making applications  on or after Tuesday 8th June will be required to use the new application system or  the new application forms.