A new condenser-less air conditioning is being adopted by garden room suppliers. It is a discreet unit which removes the need for an ugly outdoor condenser unit.
Archive of articles looking at the options for heating a garden room. From electric panels to wood burners there are several systems to choose from.
There are many different heating options available when buying a garden room, one of the most popular being underfloor heating. Underfloor heating is a great choice for a garden room as it offers a comfortable, easy to control heating system, which is discreet and does not obstruct your positioning of furniture.
We have been speaking to the folks Varme Floor Heating Systems who tell us that they are finding more and more garden room buyers are specifying their electric underfloor heating systems in their garden rooms.
Underfloor heating will cost you more initially
Underfloor heating is one of the more expensive heating options when buying a garden room. On standard garden room builds you will be offered the option of a free standing oil filled radiator, or a wall mounted electric convector heater. The problem with these heating systems is that they take up valuable floor or wall space which limits the positioning of furniture and the free movement of people around the room.
Underfloor heating, on the other hand, sits beneath the floor covering so that you can position furniture without obstruction. Your initial outlay will be more than taking the standard option, but we have never heard a garden room buyer saying they regret spending a bit more on underfloor heating!
Electric underfloor heating is a cost effective way to heat a garden room
We asked Varme Floor Heating Systems about the costs of running underfloor heating in a 3.6m x 3.6m garden room. They tell us that the total load for a system in this size room would be 1.9Kw. Based on the factory settings of their fully programmable FH-01 thermostat, providing 9 hours of heat a day at a temperature of 22°c you’d be looking at a running cost of 81p per day.
Carbon heating film
The electric underfloor heating system by Varme which are used in garden rooms, is a carbon heating film. Their build up is a completely dry lay system with a total depth of 7mm. These videos show a typical build up.
To learn more about the Varme Floor Heating Systems that could be used in your garden room visit their website or give them a call on 0115 963 2314 to discuss your options.
Air conditioning is a becoming a popular option for heating / cooling a garden room. Air con specialists Advantage Air Systems offer some advice to those of you thinking about it.
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Need a heater for your garden room? Well why not pick up a bargain on a discreet and efficient infrared panel
Sanctum Garden Studios discuss the different heating options they offer for their range of garden studios
If you took a trip to this garden office in London you would find it warm and cosy, even with this week’s extreme temperatures. The office is heated by underfloor heating and is providing a comfortable ambient heat. However a warm room doesn’t tell you that the office is well insulated, even though it is a good indicator!
Infrared heating is a popular way of heating a garden room, not only are they very efficent in that they keep you warm they are one of the most stylish forms of heating.
Enhance your contemporary home office with a modern heating system showing your commitment to energy efficiency and new technology, a glass infrared heating panel will evoke a feeling of being well organised, efficient and up to the minute
Sanctum Garden Studios can now offer air conditioning in their garden studios, it costs £895 and costs 4.2p an hour to run