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Warm home, peace of mind: Your essential guide to EN442-compliant heating

Exploring EN442 heating solutions

BestHeating are wholly passionate about the provision of safe, reliable and efficient heating solutions for the home. For that reason, we offer an excellent range of products that are compliant with the very latest EN442 regulations, ensuring warmth, comfort and peace of mind all year round.

But what is EN442 and why is it an important accreditation to accompany your home heating products such as radiators? This article will explain all about the attributes that EN442 products typically feature, and what makes it a key certification to look for when investing in home heating.

Milano Windsor horizontal traditional metallic bronze triple column radiator on a panelld living room wall
The Milano Windsor collection is EN442 compliant

What is EN442?

EN442 is a European standard that sets strict requirements for the safety and efficiency of gas powered heating solutions. EN442 regulations cover all aspects from fuel consumption and emissions to gas temperature and stability.

In selecting heating device that adhere to EN442 compliance, you can take confidence in the safety standards of your home heating choice, and rest assured it works in an environmentally responsible manner.

The benefits of choosing EN442 heating solutions

Heating solutions with EN442 accreditations offer several advantages, which are listed below…

  • Improved safety: EN442 heating devices are tested rigorously to guarantee minimal carbon monoxide and fire risks, ensuring peace of mind for any family household.
  • Enhanced efficiency: This type of space heater works at optimal levels, keeping energy wastage to a minimum and reducing heating bills in turn.
  • Environmentally friendly: Via lowering emissions and promoting efficient fuel consumption, EN442 radiators, heated towel rails and other EN442-compliant devices contribute to a green future.
  • Future-proof investment: As increasingly stringent regulations are set to come into force in future, EN442-compliant heaters will ensure your home heating is well prepared for potential alterations.
  • Impressive range of innovative designs: BestHeating are proud to provide an excellent choice of advanced EN442-compliant radiators and alternate heating devices, incorporating a wide variety of styles and features suited to your specific requirements.

Milano Aruba blue horizontal designer radiator in a light blue bedroom next to a bedside table
Milano’s ever popular Milano Aruba is as compliant as they come

What types of EN442 heating products are available?

There are three main types of EN442-compliant heating products, listed as follows…

  • Boilers: Incorporating everything from traditional combi boilers to highly efficient condensing models, there is a wide range of EN442-certified boilers available to deliver a hot water supply and heat a home.
  • Flue gas heaters: This heating solution provides the warmth and ambience of a real fire with the efficiency, safety and peace of mind provided by an EN442-compliant gas fire.
  • Room heaters: The most relevant style in terms of availability from BestHeating.com, our EN442-approved range of space heaters come in the form of radiators, heated towel rails, underfloor heating and more.

How to choose the right EN442 heater for your home

How to select the right EN442 heater for your home will depend on a number of factors, including the following…

  • Home layout and size: Think carefully about the square footage and insulation levels of each specific room you are looking to heat, so you can be sure the EN442-approved item you choose is capable of warming up the room adequately.
  • Fuel preferences: Both natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) models are available to suit your fuel preferences and needs.
  • Your budget: Select an EN442-accredited heater that is in line with your budgetary requirements. There is an excellent choice of EN442 space heaters available in all sorts of designs that incorporate an array of desirable features.
  • Key features: Think about what you deem to be key features for your EN442-approved heaters to have in and out of operation. Look at things such as thermostatic controls, programmable timers and hot water capabilities.
  • Design and aesthetic: Ultimately, you want an EN442-compliant heating solution that will fit your chosen room well and enhance the look of the space. So select a design that matches up well with your interior aesthetic and will upgrade your household style while heating the home.

Milano Lustro electric white designer flat panel heated towel rail in a grey shower room
Electric towel rails like this Lustro from Milano can make a huge difference to your heating

Frequently Asked Questions

EN442-compliant heating devices offer many benefits, including the assurance of enhanced safety with minimal carbon monoxide or fire risks. They also work with optimal efficiency that reduces energy wastage and reduces heating bills.

Environmentally friendly, an EN442-accredited heating system lowers emissions and champions efficient fuel consumption, and represent a future-proof solution for a green future. Plus, there’s an excellent choice of stylish EN442-compliant heating device designs such as designer radiators on the market that will improve the look and functionality of any home.

To gain a full insight, explore our dedicated blog, Warm home, peace of mind: Your essential guide to EN442-compliant heating.

There are three main types of EN442-accredited heating solutions. These come in the form of traditional and condensing boilers for the supply of hot water to heat a home, as well as flue gas heaters which deliver all the warmth and ambience that a real fire would provide. The last, and most readily available to purchase online, EN442 heating option comes in the form of room heaters such as designer radiators and heated towel rails.

To find out more, browse our dedicated blog, Warm home, peace of mind: Your essential guide to EN442-compliant heating.

EN442 is a European standard that ensures gas powered heating solutions are adhering to strict safety and efficiency regulations. To be EN442 compliant, heating solutions must line up with specific guidelines surrounding fuel consumption and emissions to gas temperature and stability.

With any EN442-compliant designer radiators or alternate heating devices or systems, you can be assured of safety standards, and an efficient and environmentally responsible performance. For a more detailed insight, explore our blog, Warm home, peace of mind: Your essential guide to EN442-compliant heating.

Shop EN442 heaters online with BestHeating

The entire collection of designer radiators, flat panel radiators, heated towel rails and other devices available from BestHeating are accompanied by EN442 accreditations. Shop your ideal EN442 heater online today, or for further information surrounding these, and any of our premium quality heating solutions, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

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