What’s The Different Between Using alCove Cove Heaters and Baseboard Heaters To Heat A Room?
As technology in the Electric Heating industry has evolved, cove heaters were developed to take advantage of the benefits alCove heaters have become a viable and practical alternative to traditional electric baseboard heaters.
Replace Your Baseboard Heater and Save Valuable Space
alCove Heaters Provide Warmth From Above.
A space-saving radiant heater that also produces convection heat by heating the air in similar ways as a baseboard. By combining the quick comfort of radiant heat along with the sustained warmth of convection heat, warm air is uniformly dispersed throughout the room. Since alCove cover heaters are mounted near the ceiling, this saves valued space, eliminates furniture placement problems that is the typical head-ache of baseboard heaters. This also provides a safe alternative to baseboards, making cove heaters an ideal solution for daycare centers, or assisted living facilities where the heat generated from a baseboard heater can be dangerous to touch. Traditional baseboard heaters are unsightly and protrude from the wall, taking up valuable wall space. Because alCove heaters are non-intrusive, tucked up high in a room in the alcove space, there is no concern of furniture, drapes or children coming in contact with the heating source. alCove allows complete freedom for decorating, while maintaining a comfortable room temperature.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q. CAN I USE AN ALCOVE HEATER TO REPLACE MY ELECTRIC BASEBOARD HEATERS?
A. Yes, alCove heaters produce approximately 150 watts per linear foot and can easily heat most rooms.
Q. DO ALCOVE HEATERS USE MORE ELECTRICITY THAN ELECTRIC BASEBOARDS?
A. No! Any properly sized electric heating device will require the same amount of electricity to maintain or
change a room’s temperature.
Q. CAN I USE AN ALCOVE HEATER TO REPLACE MY WATER RADIATOR?
A. Yes, an alCove heater is a viable alternative to water radiators. Invisible and maintenance-free, alCove
is an easy heating replacement during renovations.
Q. WILL AN ALCOVE HEATER HEAT THE WHOLE ROOM?
A. The whole room! alCove heaters combine the quick comfort of radiant heat along with the sustained
warmth of convection heat, meaning warm air is uniformly dispersed throughout the room.