Are you considering installing a radiator heating system in your home but don’t know whether to go with electric radiators or gas-powered ones? We’ll help you make the right decision by discussing the pros and cons of electric vs. gas-powered radiators.
Electric radiators are a popular choice in Australia due to their convenience and affordability. They are powered by electricity, which means they don’t require any additional fuel or installation process. This makes them easy to install and maintain, and they can be used in even small spaces without taking up too much room. Electric radiators are also very efficient, using less energy than gas-powered radiators to heat up a room.
The main disadvantage of electric radiators is that they can be more expensive to run than gas-powered ones due to the cost of electricity. In addition, they tend to take longer to heat up a room than gas-powered systems, which can be inconvenient if you need immediate warmth.
Gas-powered radiators offer a more cost-effective heating solution for homeowners who have access to natural gas or LPG (liquefied petroleum gas). Gas-powered systems typically cost less per unit of heat produced than electric ones, offering significant savings on your energy bills over time. They also tend to heat up rooms much faster than electric systems, so if you need quick warmth then this could be the ideal solution for you.
The biggest downside of gas-powered systems is that they require additional installation and maintenance processes due to their reliance on flammable fuel sources. This means that any maintenance tasks must be carried out by qualified professionals who are trained in the safe handling of these fuels – something that may not be possible for all homeowners. Additionally, there is always the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning when using these types of systems so extra caution should always be taken when using them indoors.
At Euroheat Australia we specialise in designing and constructing hydronic heating & cooling systems with 30 years’ experience in this field. We offer design and installation services for both electric and gas-powered radiator systems, allowing us to tailor the perfect solution for your home’s needs while providing you with great savings on your energy bills over time. Our expertise will ensure that any system we install is safe, reliable and efficient – giving you peace of mind as well as great value for money!