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Pentair Thermal Management Becomes nVent
- A New Opportunity to Spark Innovation

Your trusted brands RAYCHEM, TRACER, NUHEAT, PYROTENAX and TraceTek are now part of nVent Thermal Management.

The new company website is in development and will be launched in January 2019. Until then, we are happy to serve your information needs through our current website.

For more information on nVent:
Download press release
Visit nVent.com
(currently English only)

Energy Consumption Calculator

COMFORT HEATING:

The Power Consumption Calculator for comfort heating with the nVent RAYCHEM underfloor heating system.
The range of power outputs for comfort heating:
New Construction - good insulation35 W/m2 - 60 W/m2
Renovation - good insulation60 W/m2 - 100 W/m2
Insufficient insulation - more output required>100 W/m2
The above values are for comfort floor heating. Make a heat-loss calculation if in doubt (insulation, room size, number of windows, ...)
Use the Power Consumption Calculator to calculate the approximate power consumption of different floor heating types. In a typical set-up:
  • enter your electricity cost per kWh
  • enter the surface to be heated
  • enter the hours when you want the floor heating system to be switched on – during weekdays and weekends.

      Then, click the "Calculate" button at the bottom of the form.
      The Power Consumption Calculator will then display:
      • the total numbers of hours that your RAYCHEM underfloor heating system will be switched on
      • an approximate, average cost per day of the various systems, such as the RAYCHEM underfloor heating system

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