JAGA UK

JAGA HOUSE
ORCHARD BUSINESS PARK
BROMYARD ROAD
LEDBURY
HEREFORDSHIRE HR8 1LG

Tel: 01531 631533
Fax: 01531 631534

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Suppliers of: jaga radiators LST radiators low surface temperature radiators LST radiators trench heating convector trench heaters

JAGA UK

The UK distributor of the award-winning, energy efficient heating, cooling and ventilation solutions offered by Jaga NV. Designing products with our climate in mind. Jaga products include LST (low surface temperature) radiators, radiators specially designed for use with heat pumps, fan assisted dynamic heating and ventilation systems, trench and perimeter heating products and designer radiators. The Jaga range is suitable for new build or refurbishment work in homes, offices, hotels, residential healthcare and social housing, hospitals, public buildings, schools and colleges and educational building projects. Our mission is to help our customers design and deliver successful construction and refurbishment projects by

  • Supplying innovative building products and solutions
  • Providing excellent support and technical expertise
  • Delivering flexible, reliable logistics and outstanding customer services
  • Use the companies 5 values: Respect Nature, Awake the Artist, Dream a Future, Create Emotion & Building Bridges to develop our products and inform all decisions

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Main Product Ranges:

Jaga LST Radiators (Low Surface Temperature)

Jaga offers the UK’s most comprehensive range of high quality Low Surface Temperature (LST) radiators, each with a safe-to-touch casing, rounded corners and fully concealed valve connections. Some models can be designed with fully concealed pipework, anti bacterial coating and continuous casings as well as the options for pencil-proof grilles and re-enforced casing. LST radiators are perfect for use in all public locations, but especially in schools or healthcare environments such as care homes, where safety and care are of paramount importance.

Jaga Trench & Perimeter Heating

Trench and perimeter heating options allow you to maximise available floor-space and offer unobstructed views without losing valuable heat output. Ideal for countering draughts from the glazed windows commonly found installed at modern office developments, Jaga’s sub-floor trench options start from a depth of just 6cm, with stylish above-floor perimeter options available where required.

Jaga Ventilation Products

A wide range of Jaga heating solutions not only successfully warm an interior, but can also be used in conjunction with Jaga’s demand controlled mechanical ventilation solution, Oxygen. The ability to ventilate means fresh, clean air is constantly pumped into a room, boosting the indoor air quality of any interior – removing excess moisture and pollutants in the air. Jaga Oxygen constantly monitors the air to ensure optimum indoor air quality is maintained without over ventilating which can cause wasted energy.

Jaga Cooling Products

Jaga offers a wide range of 2-in-1 heating and cooling systems, that not only warm an interior, but are quick to adapt to cooling until the desired temperature is reached. Jaga products built with the cooling function are highly responsive to temperature changes, making them the ideal solution for warming in the winter, and cooling in the summer.

Jaga also offers a range of designer, freestanding, wall mounted and towel radiators. Jaga UK is the trading name of Jaga Heating Products (UK) Ltd.

Further technical information and useful resources are available on the Jaga website or via the BPi download library

These files are provided by the manufacturer. While Building Products Index takes every care to ensure the information is correct and up to date, we cannot be held liable for any out of date or incorrect information in them. Please check with the supplier before specifying or purchasing products.

1. Jaga 2019 Product Catalogue
Jaga range of radiators

Published [18/03/19]File size [45472 KB]

1. Jaga LST Brochure 2018
Low Surface Temperature (LST) Radiators

Published [28/08/18]File size [6042 KB]

2. Jaga Oxygen Brochure Nov 2017
heating and ventilation system. Heating, Ventilation and Cooling system with radiator mounted air refresh units and c02 sensors

Published [28/08/18]File size [2361 KB]

3. Jaga Trench Heating Solutions
trench heating

Published [28/08/18]File size [3117 KB]

4. Jaga Angula Plus Vertical Radiators
Distinctively elegant vertical radiators

Published [15/02/18]File size [1950 KB]

5. Jaga Facade Ventilation Guide 2018
facade heating

Published [07/06/19]File size [5968 KB]

Jaga Accolade Deco Towel Radiators
Accolade deco towel radiator

Published [19/05/17]File size [1890 KB]

Jaga Aristocrat Elite Towel Rail
ARISTOCRAT Elite towel rail for every situation

Published [19/05/17]File size [1119 KB]

Jaga AVS Unit Heater

Published [14/06/19]File size [4978 KB]

Jaga Brise Heating and cooling from a single radiator
Heating and cooling from a single radiator

Published [28/08/18]File size [1820 KB]

Jaga Briza 12 Heating & Cooling Brochure
heating and cooling ventilation

Published [31/05/19]File size [2007 KB]

Jaga Briza 22 EC Hybrid Built In Catalogue
heating and cooling systems

Published [31/05/19]File size [7662 KB]

Jaga Briza 22 Heating & Cooling Brochure
heating and cooling ventilation

Published [31/05/19]File size [3345 KB]

Jaga Built In Product Info
perfect recessed heating system

Published [31/05/19]File size [686 KB]

Jaga Canal Compact & Canal Plus Radiators

Published [09/07/15]File size [836 KB]

Jaga Clima Canal Combined Heating, Cooling & Ventilation Unit

Published [31/05/19]File size [1305 KB]

Jaga Clima Canal Low Temperature Radiator
Low Temperature radiator Heating and cooling

Published [18/06/18]File size [2985 KB]

Jaga Clima Quatro Canal

Published [31/05/19]File size [1271 KB]

Jaga DBE Renovation Set Radiators Range
LST Radiators and heating

Published [09/07/15]File size [2478 KB]

Jaga Deco Panel Horizontal Radiator

Published [31/05/19]File size [577 KB]

Jaga Deco Panel Radiator

Published [31/05/19]File size [513 KB]

Jaga Deco Space Radiator

Published [31/05/19]File size [596 KB]

Jaga Eyecatchers Radiator Brochure
Panel Plus Radiators,

Published [25/10/13]File size [7763 KB]

Jaga Freedom Radiators

Published [31/05/19]File size [1705 KB]

Jaga Geo Horizontal Radiator

Published [14/06/19]File size [307 KB]

Jaga Geo Vertical Radiator

Published [14/06/19]File size [462 KB]

Jaga Grilles Energy Savers for Underfloor Units

Published [31/05/19]File size [1299 KB]

Jaga Guardian LST Brochure
Jaga Low-H2O radiators

Published [31/05/19]File size [4405 KB]

Jaga Heating & Ventilation in Schools
Heating and ventilation in schools

Published [07/06/19]File size [5620 KB]

Jaga Heatwave Designer Radiators

Published [14/06/19]File size [707 KB]

Jaga Iguana Angula Plus Radiator

Published [31/05/19]File size [435 KB]

Jaga Iguana Aplano Radiator

Published [14/06/19]File size [383 KB]

Jaga Iguana Arco Visio Radiator

Published [14/06/19]File size [677 KB]

Jaga Iguana Circo Wall Radiator
circo wall radiator

Published [14/06/19]File size [425 KB]

Jaga Iguana Corner Radiator
corner radiator

Published [14/06/19]File size [370 KB]

Jaga Installation In A Wall Recess

Published [31/05/19]File size [1593 KB]

Jaga Knockonwood Freestanding DBE Radiator

Published [31/05/19]File size [570 KB]

Jaga Knockonwood Product Catalogue
radiators with wood casings

Published [28/08/18]File size [1367 KB]

Jaga Linea Plus Freestanding Radiator

Published [14/06/19]File size [648 KB]

Jaga Linea Plus Freestanding Radiator
Freestanding Radiators

Published [28/08/18]File size [1432 KB]

Jaga Maxi 2020 LST Brochure
LST radiators

Published [31/05/19]File size [4864 KB]

Jaga Micro Canal Trench Heating

Published [14/06/19]File size [2505 KB]

Jaga Mini Canal DBE Radiator

Published [14/06/19]File size [1452 KB]

Jaga Mini Freestanding DBE Radiator

Published [31/05/19]File size [450 KB]

Jaga Mini Freestanding Product Info
Mini Freestanding Radiator

Published [28/08/18]File size [1161 KB]

Jaga Mini Wall Mounted Radiators

Published [31/05/19]File size [628 KB]

Jaga Moon and Crossroads Radiator

Published [14/06/19]File size [756 KB]

Jaga Oxygen Heating & Ventilation

Published [31/05/19]File size [408 KB]

Jaga Panel Plus Freestanding Radiator

Published [31/05/19]File size [554 KB]

Jaga Panel Plus Horizontal Radiator

Published [31/05/19]File size [753 KB]

Jaga Panel Plus Radiator

Published [31/05/19]File size [413 KB]

Jaga Play Radiator

Published [14/06/19]File size [755 KB]

Jaga Sani Bow & Sani Basic Pure and Simple Towel Rail
Sani Bow & Sani Basic Pure and Simple Towel Rail

Published [19/05/17]File size [1473 KB]

Jaga Sani Louvre Towel Radiators
Sani Louvre Towel Radiators

Published [19/05/17]File size [1674 KB]

Jaga Sani Panel Flat Towel Radiator
Jaga Sani Panel Flat Towel Radiator

Published [29/01/18]File size [1639 KB]

Jaga Sani Ronda Radiator
Sani Ronda Radiator Ideal for kitchen or bathroom

Published [19/05/17]File size [1702 KB]

Jaga Sentinel LST Slimmest Radiator
Sentinel slimmest LST radiator

Published [19/05/17]File size [1389 KB]

Jaga Strada Brochure 2018

Published [31/05/19]File size [4341 KB]

Jaga Tempo Continuous
LST Radiators

Published [15/05/17]File size [617 KB]

Jaga Tempo LST Brochure
LST Radiators

Published [31/05/19]File size [4488 KB]

Jaga Tetra Radiator

Published [14/06/19]File size [421 KB]

Jaga Top Performer Radiators

Published [25/10/13]File size [2883 KB]

Jaga Towel Radiators

Published [09/07/15]File size [700 KB]

Jaga Values

Published [09/07/15]File size [8195 KB]

Jaga Vertiga Radiator

Published [31/05/19]File size [924 KB]

Jaga Vertiga Radiators

Published [14/06/19]File size [924 KB]

Jaga Wave Elegant Towel Rail
Wave Elegant towel rail with convex horizontal bars

Published [19/05/17]File size [1234 KB]

Jaga What Is Low H2O The Low Mass Radiator
RADIATOR WITH SUPER FAST HEAT CONDUCTIVITY

Published [25/10/13]File size [1956 KB]

These files are provided by the manufacturer. While Building Products Index takes every care to ensure the information is correct and up to date, we cannot be held liable for any out of date or incorrect information in them. Please check with the supplier before specifying or purchasing products.

Briza Wall – BIM Files
Briza Wall – BIM Files Briza Wall Mounted LST Radiators – BIM Files

Published [20/05/19]

Clima Canal – BIM Files
Clima Canal – BIM Files Clima Canal Trench Heating – BIM Files

Published [20/05/19]

Guardian LST – BIM Files
Guardian LST – BIM Files Guardian LST Radiators – BIM Files

Published [20/05/19]

Maxi 2020 LST – BIM Files
Maxi 2020 LST – BIM Files Maxi 2020 LST Radiators – BIM Files

Published [20/05/19]

Micro Canal – BIM Files
Micro Canal – BIM Files Micro Canal Trench Heating – BIM Files

Published [20/05/19]

Mini Canal Angled Trench – BIM Files
Mini Canal Angled Trench – BIM Files Mini Canal Angled Trench Heating – BIM Files

Published [20/05/19]

Mini Canal Curved Trench – BIM Files
Mini Canal Curved Trench – BIM Files Mini Canal Curved Trench Heating – BIM Files

Published [20/05/19]

Mini Canal DBE trench – BIM Files
Mini Canal DBE trench – BIM Files Mini Canal DBE trench Heating – BIM Files

Published [20/05/19]

Mini Canal Trench – BIM Files
Mini Canal Trench – BIM Files Mini Canal Trench Heating – BIM Files

Published [20/05/19]

Mini Freestanding – BIM File
Mini Freestanding – BIM File Mini Freestanding Trench Heating – BIM File

Published [20/05/19]

Mini Wall Mounted – BIM File
Mini Wall Mounted – BIM File Mini Wall Mounted Trench Heating – BIM File

Published [20/05/19]

Oxygen CO2 Sensor – BIM File
Oxygen CO2 Sensor – BIM File Oxygen CO2 Sensor Heating Controls – BIM File

Published [20/05/19]

Oxygen Smart Switch – BIM File
Oxygen Smart Switch – BIM File Oxygen Smart Switch Trench Heating – BIM File

Published [20/05/19]

Panel Plus Freestanding – BIM File
Panel Plus Freestanding – BIM File Panel Plus Freestanding LST Radiators – BIM File

Published [20/05/19]

Panel Plus Horizontal – BIM Files
Panel Plus Horizontal – BIM Files Panel Plus Horizontal LST Radiators – BIM Files

Published [20/05/19]

Panel Plus Vertical – BIM File
Panel Plus Vertical – BIM File JAGA Vertical Panel LST Radiators

Published [20/05/19]

Strada Wall – BIM File
Strada Wall – BIM File Strada Wall Mounted LST Radiators – BIM File

Published [20/05/19]

Tempo LST – BIM Files
Tempo LST – BIM Files Tempo LST Radiators – BIM Files

Published [20/05/19]

CLIMATE CONTROL Heating/Cooling/Ventilation Educational Buildings, Schools, Classrooms
CLIMATE CONTROL Heating/Cooling/Ventilation Radiator Mounted Air Refresh Units
CLIMATE CONTROL Heating/Cooling/Ventilation Radiator Mounted Air Refresh Units C02 Sensing
CONVECTOR HEATING Fanned: .
CONVECTOR HEATING Fanned: Overhead
CONVECTOR HEATING Fanned: Wall
CONVECTOR HEATING Perimeter .
FACADE HEATING SYSTEMS
HEATING and COOLING SYSTEMS Floor Mounted Units Ventilation Combined
HEATING and COOLING SYSTEMS Wall Mounted Units Ventilation Combined
HEATING COMMERCIAL Electric Background .
HEATING INDUSTRIAL . .
HEATING INDUSTRIAL Unit Heaters .
LOCKSHIELD VALVES Commercial .
PERIMETER HEATING ELECTRIC .
RADIATOR Connection Systems External Thermostatic Valve Combined
RADIATOR Heat Pump Upgrade Kits / Renovation Sets Dynamic Boost Upgrade
RADIATOR Valve Accessories .
RADIATOR Valve Bodies .
RADIATOR CASINGS Continuous .
RADIATOR CASINGS Decorative .
RADIATOR CASINGS Domestic .
RADIATOR CASINGS Purpose Made Bespoke and Custom Designs .
RADIATOR COVERS .See Also RADIATOR CASINGS: .
RADIATOR GUARDS .See Also RADIATOR CASINGS: .
RADIATOR VALVES Decorative .
RADIATOR VALVES Remote Control .
RADIATOR VALVES Thermostatic TRV .
RADIATOR VALVES Thermostatic TRV Balancing
RADIATOR VALVES Thermostatic TRV BS EN 215
RADIATOR VALVES Thermostatic TRV Concealed
RADIATOR VALVES Thermostatic TRV For LST Radiators
RADIATOR VALVES Thermostatic TRV Remote Control
RADIATOR VALVES Thermostatic TRV Remote Sensing
RADIATORS Air Refresh Units Combined C02 Sensing
RADIATORS Air Replacement System Combined .
RADIATORS Air Supply .
RADIATORS Air Ventilation .
RADIATORS Architectural .
RADIATORS Bench Seat Combined .
RADIATORS Bow Fronted .
RADIATORS BS EN 442 .
RADIATORS Built-In .
RADIATORS Calorimeter Holder Combined .
RADIATORS Colourcoated .
RADIATORS Coloured Paint Finish .
RADIATORS Combined Towel Rail .
RADIATORS Compact .
RADIATORS Concealed Pipework .
RADIATORS Continuous Casing .
RADIATORS Convector .
RADIATORS Convector BS EN 442
RADIATORS Convector Fanned
RADIATORS Convector Fanned Ceiling Mounted
RADIATORS Convector Fanned Underfloor Mounting
RADIATORS Corner Mounting .
RADIATORS Curved .
RADIATORS Decorative Bespoke Digitally Printed Designs & Colours
RADIATORS Decorative Contemporary Design
RADIATORS Decorative Contemporary Design Built-In Mirror
RADIATORS Decorative Contemporary Design Circular
RADIATORS Decorative Contemporary Design Circular, Pillar Cover
RADIATORS Decorative Contemporary Design Natural Stone Finish
RADIATORS Decorative Contemporary Design Natural Stone Granulate
RADIATORS Decorative Contemporary Design Polished Stainless Steel
RADIATORS Decorative Contemporary Design Stainless Steel
RADIATORS Decorative Contemporary Design Wood Casings
RADIATORS DHSS Requirements .
RADIATORS DHSS Requirements DN4
RADIATORS Dynamic Boost .
RADIATORS Filtered Direct Ventilation System Combined .
RADIATORS Flat Panel .
RADIATORS Flat Panel Vertical
RADIATORS Floor Grille .
RADIATORS Freestanding .
RADIATORS Heat Pump Compatible .
RADIATORS Heat Pump Compatible Boost Effect
RADIATORS Hospitals and Healthcare NHS Guidelines
RADIATORS Hydronic Fan Assisted Heating Boost
RADIATORS Hygienic .
RADIATORS Integral Air Vents .
RADIATORS Low Level .
RADIATORS Low Mass Super Fast Heat Conductivity
RADIATORS Low Surface Temperature LST .
RADIATORS Low Surface Temperature LST KIWA Certified
RADIATORS Low Surface Temperature LST NHS Estates Health Guidance Notes Compliant
RADIATORS Low Surface Temperature LST NZEB (Nearly Zero Energy Building) Regulations
RADIATORS Low Surface Temperature LST Prisons / Custodial Environments
RADIATORS Low Temperature Heating Systems Low Water Temperature
RADIATORS Low Water Content Low H2O
RADIATORS Mirror Incorporated .
RADIATORS Panel .
RADIATORS Panel Double
RADIATORS Panel Vertically Mounted
RADIATORS Perimeter Heating .
RADIATORS Perimeter Heating Convector
RADIATORS Perimeter Heating Skirting
RADIATORS Pillar Cover .
RADIATORS Plinth .
RADIATORS Purpose Made Bespoke and Custom Designs .
RADIATORS RAL Colours .
RADIATORS Safety .
RADIATORS Slimline .
RADIATORS Towel Bar Combined .
RADIATORS Towel Drying .
RADIATORS Underbath Mounting .
RADIATORS Underfloor Mounting .
RADIATORS Vandal Resistant .
RADIATORS Vertical .
RADIATORS Vertical Stainless Steel Tubes
RADIATORS Wall Recess .
SPORTS HALL Heating and Cooling Systems Ceiling Mounted Heated and Chilled
TOWEL RADIATORS Towel Warmers See Also TOWEL RAILS: Heated Towel Radiators
TOWEL RAILS Heated Towel Radiators (CH Heat Sources) .
TOWEL RAILS Heated Towel Radiators (CH Heat Sources) Chrome Finish
TOWEL RAILS Heated Towel Radiators (CH Heat Sources) Coloured
TOWEL RAILS Heated Towel Radiators (CH Heat Sources) Curved
TOWEL RAILS Heated Towel Radiators (CH Heat Sources) Decorative Contemporary Design
TOWEL RAILS Heated Towel Radiators (CH Heat Sources) Dual Fuel Electric Element Combined
TOWEL RAILS Heated Towel Radiators (CH Heat Sources) Multirail Ladder
TOWEL RAILS Heated Towel Radiators (CH Heat Sources) Wall Mounted
TOWEL RAILS Heated Towel Radiators (CH Heat Sources) White
TRENCH HEATING Convectors .
TRENCH HEATING Convectors Electric
TRENCH HEATING Convectors Fan Assisted
TRENCH HEATING Convectors Low Temperature Hot Water LTHW
TRENCH HEATING Electric .
TRENCH HEATING Floor Duct Heating .
TRENCH HEATING Heat Pump Compatible .
TRENCH HEATING Low Flow Systems Compatible .
UNIT Heaters Industrial
VENTILATION Air Replacement System Units Direct
VENTILATION SYSTEMS Air Refresh Units Radiator Mounted .
VENTILATION SYSTEMS Air Refresh Units Radiator Mounted Co2 Sensing
VENTILATION SYSTEMS Air Refresh Units Radiator Mounted Educational Buildings, Schools, Classrooms
VENTILATION SYSTEMS CO2 Sensor Controlled Sensor Controls
VENTILATION SYSTEMS Educational Buildings BB 101 .
WARM AIR BLOWERS Industrial .
WARM AIR BLOWERS Plinth Mounted .
ACCOLADE Radiators
ACCOLADE DECO Towel Radiators
ACCOLADE SANI Towel Radiators
ACCORDION Radiator Grilles
ANGULA PLUS Radiators
APLANO Radiators
APLANO PLUS Radiators
ARCO Radiators
ARCO PLUS Radiators
ARISTOCRAT Towel Radiators
BRISE Fanned Convector
BRIZA Heating & Cooling Combined Radiators
CANAL COMPACT Radiators
CANAL PLUS Built-In Radiators
CIRCO Radiators
CLIMA CANAL Combined Heating, Cooling & Ventilation Unit
COCOON LST Low Surface Temperature Radiators
COMAP Radiator Valves
CORNER PLUS Radiators
CROSSROADS Decorative Radiators
DANFOSS DECO Thermostatic Radiator Valves
DBE-PRO Heat Pump Passive Cooling Compatible Radiators
DECO Radiators
DECO Radiator Valves
DECO PANEL Radiators
DECO PANEL PLUS Decorative Radiators
DECO SPACE Radiators
DESIGNO Radiator Grilles
EUROCONE Radiator Accessories
EYECATCHERS Radiators
FREEDOM CLIMA Radiators
FREEDOM MICRO Radiators
GEO Radiators
GUARDIAN Low Surface Temperature LST Radiators
HEATWAVE Decorative Radiators
IGUANA ANGULA PLUS Decorative Radiators
IGUANA APLANO Radiator
IGUANA ARCO Radiators
IGUANA CIRCO Radiators
IGUANA CORNER Radiators
IGUANA VISIO Radiators
JAGA AVS AIR VENTURI SYSTEM Commercial & Industrial Heaters
JAGA DANFOSS Thermostatic Radiator Valves
JAGA DBE Radiators
JAGA HYBRID WTW Heat Recovery Ventilators
JAGA PRO Thermostatic Radiator Valves
KNOCKONWOOD Wooden Radiators
KNOCKONWOOD DBE Wooden Radiators
LINEA PLUS Radiators
LINEA PLUS DBE Radiators
LOW-H20 Radiators
MAXI 2020 LST Low Surface Temperature LST Radiators
MAXI LST Low Surface Temperature LST Radiators
MICRO CANAL Trench Heating
MINI Radiators
MINI CANAL Built-In Radiators
MINI CANAL DBE Dynamic Boost Effect Trench Heating
MINI WALL Radiators
MOON Radiator
NARCIS Radiators
NAUTICA Radiator
ORECA CROSSROADS Decorative Radiators
ORECA MOON Decorative Radiators
OXYGEN Radiators
OXYGEN Schools Heating and Ventilation Systems
OXYGEN CAMPUS Classroom Ventilation Systems
OXYGEN OFFICE Commercial Heating and Ventilation Systems
PANEL PLUS Radiators
PEBBLES Radiator Grilles
PINCH Radiator
PLAY Radiators
PLAY DBE Radiator
QUATRO CANAL 4-Pipe Climate Control Systems
SANI Towel Rails
SANI BASIC Towel Radiators
SANI BOW Towel Rail
SANI LOUVRE Towel Rails
SANI PANEL Towel Rails
SANI RONDA Towel Rails
SENTINEL Low Surface Temperature LST Radiators
STRADA Radiator
STRADA DBE Radiators
TABOE Radiators
TEMPO Low Surface Temperature LST Radiators
TETRA Radiators
TWINE Radiator
TWINE PIANO Radiators
VENTILO Fanned Convector
VERTIGA DUNES Radiators
VERTIGA GLOW Decorative Radiators
VERTIGA KIREI Decorative Radiators
VERTIGA PRIMO Decorative Radiators
VISIO Radiators
VISIO PLUS Radiators
WAVE Towel Radiators

JAGA - WHAT ARE LOW SURFACE TEMPERATURE RADIATORS?

June 2019

Low surface temperature (LST) radiators are a safer alternative to traditional radiators, and are well suited to all kinds of healthcare buildings, residential accommodation, schools and nurseries.

WHY ARE LST RADIATORS A SAFER ALTERNATIVE?
At the top-end of their operating range, the casing of a steel panel radiator might reach a temperature of 80 deg.C. That’s enough to cause potentially severe burns to anybody who touches it for more than a few seconds – and even partial burns are possible with the briefest of contact.

The heating element and pipework in an LST radiator are decoupled from the casing, so no part of the surface exceeds 43 deg.C. Staying cool-to-touch, even in the event of thermostat failure, means LST radiators meet safety standards for healthcare and education environments, protecting children, the elderly and other vulnerable people.

A traditional radiator can be ‘converted’ to LST through the use of guarding. But, while the guarding is safe to touch, it acts as a barrier to heat transmission and becomes less efficient. LST radiators are a full safety offering – often featuring all of their pipework hidden inside the casing – without compromising performance. An LST radiator is also defined by more than just temperature. Other safety features – like rounded corners and chamfered edges, compared to the sharp edges of other radiator designs – protect anybody who might fall onto or collide with the radiator, reducing the likelihood of physical injury

WHAT OTHER FEATURES CAN LST RADIATORS OFFER?
Although not part of what defines a radiator as ‘LST’, a common feature is a heating element/coil – like Jaga’s Low H2O technology – that uses only a fraction of the water of a steel panel radiator.

The reduced water volume – around 10% of the volume in a standard steel panel radiator – means the radiator warms up and cools down faster. Building occupants have easier and better control over maintaining comfortable room temperatures, as the effect of a change is felt sooner, rather than waiting for an extended period in an uncomfortably hot or cold environment.

A faster thermal response places less demand on the heating source, whether a boiler or a heat pump. By not having to work as hard, fuel and energy consumption is reduced, leading to greater efficiency and reduced carbon dioxide emissions.

LST OPTIONS FOR DIFFERENT APPLICATIONS
Again, while not part of what makes an LST radiator specifically, the casing design of a radiator has an influence on performance.

Jaga use aluminium or copper for some of the range, which also contributes to faster thermal response. However, steel remains an option, especially for buildings such as schools and hospitals. These dynamic environments present particular challenges where the safety features of an LST radiator need to be combined with a robust design.

Jaga offer a comprehensive range of low surface temperature (LST) and cool-to-touch radiators for use in residential, healthcare and educational buildings. To find out more about Jaga’s energy efficient heating technology and solutions, call 01531 631533 or visit https://www.jaga.co.uk/.

JAGA - DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS FOR RADIATORS IN CARE HOMES

June 2019

There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to providing heating in care homes, because the needs of residents vary depending on the nature of the care requirements. Residential care is often provided for very specific needs, such as stroke patients or people with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia.

Product specification must take those needs into account and be tailored accordingly, including meeting any specific design or technical guidance. However, it’s possible to identify a number of general design features that radiators offered for use in care homes should incorporate.

Vulnerable people may naturally use a radiator for support, accidentally fall against a radiator and not be able to move themselves away, or intentionally touch a radiator but experience delayed or minimal sensation.

LOW SURFACE TEMPERATURE
When the surface temperature of a traditional steel panel radiator can reach as high as 75 or 80 deg.C – enough to cause partial burns with a brief touch or severe burns with prolonged contact – any of those scenarios could be potentially dangerous.

Low surface temperature (LST) radiators are designed specifically to provide cool-touch surfaces, never exceeding 43 deg.C even if the thermostat fails.

Traditional radiators can be provided with guarding that remains cool to touch, but the guarding impacts on the efficiency of the heating. An LST radiator, by contrast, is designed specifically so as to be safe without compromising performance – and often incorporates pipework within its casing for complete peace of mind.

PROTECT RESIDENTS FROM INJURY
It’s not just the surface temperature of a radiator that can be a risk. Any hard contact with a radiator can also cause bodily injury, especially to frail individuals.

For that reason, many LSTs also feature rounded corners and chamfered edges to help minimise the potential for injury due to unwanted contact or collision.

EFFICIENCY AND RESPONSE
New-build care homes are likely to feature state-of-the-art, highly efficient boilers or heat pumps, but an existing building could be saddled with an old heating system that is being upgraded in piecemeal fashion or cannot benefit from wholesale replacement.

Radiators need to be able to make the best of whatever heating source is available, and be effective in providing care home occupants with a comfortable internal environment. They should therefore be responsive to heating controls, warming up or cooling down quickly to avoid excessive and unnecessary energy use.

A typical LST radiator uses around 10% of the water volume of a steel panel radiator, and the casing is lighter weight. These features mean the effect of temperature control is felt by occupants sooner, rather than them waiting for an extended period in uncomfortable conditions while the large mass of water in a traditional radiator changes temperature.

AESTHETICS AND DESIGN
Compared to protecting residents from burns or injury, aesthetics may seem like a relatively trivial item to think about.

However, any type of building can be a care home. A clean-sheet-of-paper new-build might offer freedom of product choice, but the sympathetic conversion of an historical building could impose constraints on the type of radiator, especially if it has to fit with existing features and finishes.

The wellbeing of residents is affected by their enjoyment of a space and how comfortable they feel in it, so choosing radiators that look right as well as perform to the necessary standard is an important part of the specification process.

Jaga offer a comprehensive range of low surface temperature (LST) radiators with safety features such as chamfered edges and rounded corners, for use in all types of care home accommodation. To find out more about how Jaga’s energy efficient heating technology and solutions can benefit your specifications, call 01531 631533 or visit https://www.jaga.co.uk/.

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