Direct Acting Panel Heating

An energy efficient, cost-effective and flexible solution to provide heating to residential and commercial spaces

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Direct acting panel heaters

Due to the decarbonising electrical grid, direct acting panel heaters are being increasingly specified as a compliant solution alongside low carbon hot water systems, such as hot water heat pumps, to provide for space heating requirements within new residential developments. Their flexibility also makes them idea for commercial and refurbishment projects.

Direct acting panel heaters are 100% efficient at the point of use, easy to install and can be specified with a range of electronic controls and aesthetics. The ‘greener grid’ also allows for a single service to be introduced into a building, as electrical connections cover the needs for the heating as well as energy for appliances.

Why choose electric panel heating for your next project?

Lower capital cost icon

Lower capital costs

Removed need for gas icon

Removed need for gas

No required pipework icon

No required pipework

No oversized plant icon

No oversized plant

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Faster build time

Greater design flexibility icon

Greater design flexibility

 
Lower overheating risk icon

Lower overheating risk

No complex billing icon

No complex billing arrangements or heat meters

No risk of leaks icon

No risk of leaks

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No service / maintenance costs

No flue runs or boiler condensate pipework icon

No flue runs or boiler condensate pipework

Product specification

When specified, panel heaters are a low cost, flexible and easy to install solution. They come in a range of aesthetics and sizes to suit design requirements:

Product Range Description Output Controller Aesthetics
Girona A glass-fronted heater with top-end style and controls 0.5kW-2kW On board touchscreen multi-level controls providing temperature comfort control, user timer, product diagnostics, and open window sensing technology. This sits alongside adaptive start functionality and other Lot 20 compliant controls requirements. Q-Rad and the PLXE can also include RF module* for app control. White or black glass fronted panel
Monterey A natural white panel that blends into modern interiors 0.5kW-2kW White ridged metal fronted panel
Q-Rad A market leading radiant and convection panel 0.5kW - 2kW White ridged metal fronted panel
PLXE A modern, natural white panel, offering great value and control 0.5kW – 3kW White ridged finished with a horizontal grille
*RF control requires wi-fi via the Dimplex control system

Technical Resources

For further technical information on our range of direct electric panel heating and other electric solutions, including BIM files, spec sheets and product guides and tip sheets, visit out technical resources page.

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CPDs

We have a number of CIBSE accredited CPDs on direct acting panel heating, including presentations on passing Part L with electric heating, Lot 20 and specifying hot water heat pump and panel heating solutions.

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Contact us

If you wish to discuss our range of panel heaters in more detail, or have a project you think would benefit from their application, then contact us to be put in touch with your regional HVAC specialist.

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