Electric underfloor heating.
A great, economical, way to heat your home!

Many people assume that running a whole-house electrical heating system will be expensive compared to a conventional gas central heating system.

With gas fuel prices rising and the initial cost of installation involved, this is no longer the case.

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What are the running costs for underfloor heating?

  • Radiant underfloor heating heats your home better than typical central heating

    Approximate cost of heating a room

    Running costs will always depend on many factors including the room size, the running time, as well as how well the room has been insulated; these figures are based on using our 10mm insulation boards. To get an accurate idea of typical running costs, see the table and above.

    During the heat-up period, as the floor reaches its set temperature, the heater is running at full power. After this period, the heater needs to run at only half-power to maintain the set temperature. Basically, the quicker the floor warms-up, the cheaper the system is to run.

    By properly insulating your floor with insulation boards, you can reduce the heat-up period significantly thereby reducing running costs by as much as 50%.

The running costs of underfloor heating are cheaper than you think.
Hours 2m2 4m2 5m2 10m2 15m2 25m2
1 2.36p 4.72p 5.90p 11.81p 17.71p 29.52p
2 4.30p 8.61p 10.76p 21.52p 32.28p 53.81p
3 6.25p 12.49p 15.62p 31.23p 46.85p 78.08p
4 8.10p 16.20p 20.26p 40.51p 60.77p 101.28p
5 10.13p 20.26p 25.32p 50.64p 75.96p 126.60p
6 11.94p 23.89p 29.86p 59.72p 89.59p 149.31p
7 13.93p 27.85p 34.82p 69.63p 104.45p 174.08p
8 15.83p 31.66p 39.57p 79.15p 118.72p 197.87p

Save costs with correct insulation

Zoning Your House - Total control of heating

Conventional central heating systems tend to run all the rooms of your house at once, whether you are using them or not. Electric systems, can be set to heat an individual room where and when you need it, if you have rooms that don't need heating at certain times- why heat them?. By correctly setting up your thermostat to suit your lifestyle, you can enjoy massive savings on your fuel bills.

Electric cheaper than Gas

According to independent energy watchdog Energywatch, since 2003, gas prices have risen by as much as 92%, while electricity prices have only increased by just 54% in the same period.

As electric underfloor heating is 99% efficient at the point of use, it makes it the most energy efficient form of heating, gas boilers waste energy by way of exhaustible gases.

Electric underfloor heating vs conventional central heating

The typical lifespan of a gas boiler system is 10 years, according to industry estimates. Our underfloor heating systems have no moving parts to wear-out and come with a LIFETIME Warranty*.

When you take into consideration that wet systems have valves, circuit boards, solenoids, pumps, manifolds, etc its simple to see why electric underfloor heating is favourable.