High-quality, low consumption energy efficient electric towel rails from Rointe.
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Rointe have been manufacturing electric towel rails for bathrooms since 2001, starting with the Gatta and Vito ranges (now discontinued).
There are plenty of interesting features in our heated towel rails, especially if you’re searching for a comfortable and reliable bathroom heating solution that’s unique.
Available in four sizes and a range of finishes, Rointe electric towel rails will fit seamlessly into your décor.
We take the quality of our products one step further. That’s why we’re able to offer the longest guarantees on the market of up to 10 years on our towel rail steel bodies. We even offer up to 2 years guarantee on the electronic components.
As they are not gas-based, electric towel rails are not complicated to install. They are installed by drilling a few holes, using the template included for positioning (included with Rointe towel rails) and connecting it to the electric supply.
See how easy it is to install a Rointe electric towel rail with our article here.
Electric towel rails heat a room by natural convection.
The towel rail consists of a high heat transfer thermal fluid or oil, which is heated by an electric heating element inside the body. The oil is a heat reservoir, which is not burned. As the oil heats up it circulates by convection, which in turn heats the metal body.
The warm metal surface then heats the air in the room, which rises as it warms. This allows cool air to flow into its place, creating a convection current.
Oil filled electric towel rails are excellent at retaining heat so less energy is needed to increase temperatures in the room space. Even after you turn off, these towel rails will continue to gently radiate heat and keep you comfortable because the fluid inside is designed to cool slowly.
In a room such as your bathroom, where constantly high temperatures aren’t needed, electric towel rails are a fantastic idea. They’re efficient at heating the smaller spaces, great at warming your towels and are stylish too.
They are also safe to install in bathrooms if certain procedures are followed. You need to choose the correct place to install as bathrooms are defined as areas of increased electrical hazard, therefore they must be installed in certain positions or zones, and must be hard-wired unless the power socket is at least 3 metres from the bath or shower.
According to the IET 18th Edition Wiring Regulations, bathroom heaters, heated towel rails, lighting and other electrical devices within bathrooms need to comply with IP (ingress protection) ratings in particular zones. This means that when installed correctly the product should prevent the ingress of water and remain safe for use without the potential to cause harm to the end-user i.e electrical shocks or electrocution.
When purchasing a heating appliance from us, it is important to remember that the success of Rointe electric heating systems is down to the correct sizing of the products. In order to achieve maximum comfort and energy efficiency, several factors are considered to calculate the correct electric towel rail size like climate zone, ceiling height and insulation of the room or property.
We’ve created a handy online towel rail and radiator size calculator to guide you in your decision on which products to purchase and the correct size of your electric towel rails.
All you need to do is complete the information, along with the Rointe product you are interested in and we’ll give you an estimation of the best products and sizes. You can then send a copy of your estimate to your email address.