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Benefits of Electric Radiators

When winter comes, you want to make sure that your place is nice and warm. That’s where electric radiators come into play. They are a great way of heating your home during the cold months of the year.

Radiators are often confused with convector heaters or fan heaters, but they are very different devices. Radiators are better options for those who don’t have central heating systems installed in their houses. They can also be installed next to windows, where it is difficult to install other types of heating systems.

The use of electric radiators is becoming more and more popular. People are changing from traditional heating systems to the new brand, which is far better in many ways. However, there are some benefits that you need to know when it comes to using an electric radiator. Here are a few of them:

  • Providers of worthwhile warmth

The main benefit of electric radiators is that the warmth they produce is effective. As soon as they are switched on, they warm up the surrounding air, providing responsive warmth that swiftly brings your desired temperature to your room. Radiators produce radiant heat as well, which is a third of their warmth. This radiant heat is easily absorbed by the surfaces in your home, delivering a level of heat that can be felt even when the radiator has stopped drawing power. Striking the perfect balance between fast results and energy-efficient heating, electric radiators are the cost-effective solution you can rely on.

  • 100% Efficiency

Speaking of drawing power, electric radiators convert every watt of electricity they draw from the wall into heat that is useable, marking them as 100% efficient. This is exactly what makes electric radiators one of the best and greenest heating systems on the market - by having virtually no waste in energy conversion which makes them entirely efficient when joined with a renewable energy source such as solar or wind power.

  • Clean Energy

Electric radiators are cleaner. There is no need for a flue or chimney, both of which are required by oil and gas systems. This eliminates the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.

  • Inexpensive 

Because they don’t use fossil fuels, electric radiators are much cheaper to run than conventional heating systems. You can save up to 30% on your heating bill every year. 

Here at The Retail Warehouse you can find some of the best electric radiators on the market, including:

Dimplex 2kW Oil Free Column Radiator with 3 Heat Settings 

The Dimplex 2kW Oil Free ECR is the true definition of the classic finned radiator thanks to its traditional design. It boasts superfast warm-up times when compared to oil-filled equivalents thanks to its patented Thermocore Oil-free technology which offers up to 9% energy savings compared to traditional Oil-filled radiators*. In addition, as there is no oil it is an eco-friendly alternative to oil-filled radiators.


  • Freestanding

  • Auto shut-off safety function

  • 1.8m Cable length

  • Carry Handles

  • Easy Glide castors

De'Longhi Dragon 4 Oil Filled 2.5kW Radiator 

The De’Longhi Dragon 4 oil-filled radiator TRDX41025E is designed to be both aesthetically pleasing and functional. In a pure, brilliant-white colour, its stylish uncluttered design makes it ideal for any home: providing a touch of refined, essential and harmonious style.


  • 2.5kW heat output

  • New enlarged battery design - the 25% larger radiant surface ensures faster air flow emission and increased chimney effect

  • Digital control panel with LED display

  • Room thermostat to set and automatically keep the desired temperature

AEON Ottoman Radiator


The Ultrahead Ottoman is strong and sturdy. Evoking the powerful era of Turkish history for which it is named, this radiator will easily heat a whole room while capturing every eye.


  • Sleek glass top 

  • Built-in LED lights 

  • Pipe Centres: 710mm

  • Warranty: 20 Year Manufacturer warranty

Check out our Heating Equipment section for more products!

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