THERMASKIRT FOR COMMERCIAL PROJECTS

We have been supplying and installing ThermaSkirt skirting heating to commercial builds for over 10 years. Thermaskirt is the ideal solution for Residential, hospitals, care homes, mental health providers, assisted living, student accommodation, schools, nurseries, secure accommodation and many other commercial applications.

The EasyClean Low surface temperature version of ThermaSkirt has been developed in co-operation with the Estates and Infection Control Departments of the NHS, and several major assisted living and care home providers to create a simple, safe, anti-ligature (tamperproof) energy efficient and above all hygienic solution for the health care sector.

If you are currently using or specifying radiators, panel heaters, UFH or radiant panels, please take a minute or two to see how ThermaSkirt can benefit your project.
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Some of our clients include
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Controllable

A true radiant heat. Greater control over room temperature. ThermaSkirt can be used with a simple mechanical TRV to full BMS controls. Beneficial to the overheating risk report.
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Design Freedom

Create a more spacious and versatile environment. Frees up wall spaces. Available in a variety of profiles and finishes. Works with any floor finish.
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Energy efficient

Even all- round radiant heat uses less energy yet provides real warmth. Low temperature, low water volume. Fast response minimises running costs.

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Reduce Maintenance Costs

Hygienic, scratch resistant coating withstands tamper and damage. Naturally anti-ligature, and effortless to maintain. Significantly more robust and durable compared to low temperature radiators.
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Reduce Construction Costs

Pre-finished panels eliminate the need for skirting installation and painting. No special screeds, no additional floor build up, no temporary heating.
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Fully Accredited

More than 45,000 systems installed nationwide. Tested for efficiency, performance, reliability and safety. Independently tested by BSRIA, BRE, TUV, CE and RoHS.

The smart  alternative to panel radiators, storage heaters and underfloor heating.

How Can We Help?

Our in-house design team are here to assist with planning.

Why not send over your plans in PDF, DXF, DWG or any other electronic format for a free, no obligation consultation and costing?

Case Studies

Off-Site Modular Construction

When Capita were instructed to provide the M&E design consultancy on the new build 595 bed student accommodation project of both traditional and modular construction, to be located on Kelvinhaugh Street, Glasgow, they started with a clean sheet of paper. When the proposed room layouts were produced by the Architects (KKA) it was clear that whilst the large floor to ceiling windows that provides a wealth of natural light and openings for fresh air were welcome, they presented a problem in so far as where the radiators would go.

Farmhouse - Ground source heat pump

If your family home is located in beautiful Cheshire Countryside and yet only a few hundred metres away from the family business, it’s difficult to find a better example of a Work / Life balance. Understandably then, the Bateson family of Bateson Trailers fame, decided that their Grandmothers’ home would be an ideal family home for Simon and his wife and two children. ‘Tired’ would have been an estate agents’ description of the house, as it had fallen into some disrepair and was reliant on oil heating.

The Bridges by Adlington Homes

Heating in apartments is often challenging in that space is a premium commodity and the needs and wants of the client can vary enormously. This can be especially true in retirement apartments – properties specifically aimed at the over 55’s.
Why? Well many will have downsized from larger family homes but still want to keep important items of furniture and so useable floor space becomes very often a deciding factor. This is why traditional radiators are losing their appeal to developers like Gladman as they try to offer more living room in the same constructed envelope.

Offsite Modular Housing

When building homes that are designed to be transported on Britains’ Roads, it is widely understood that there is a practical maximum width of around 4.5m before expensive vehicle escorts are required or circuitous routes planned to avoid narrow roads and bridges. Modular Homes that are joined along the vertical axis to create a wider home have to be particularly mindful of weatherproofing and services such as plumbing and electrical need to be configured with joints to facilitate them joining side-by-side.

Change of use of Office Building to 30 Luxury Apartments

Making best use of the space when converting offices or commercial properties into residential living spaces, invariably presents a difficult challenge as window and pillars often interupt the useable floor space. This was exactly the situation Dephna properties found themselves in, when they decided to refurbish their own office block and convert it into residential apartments.

Park Place Plaza, Stevenage

Converting unloved office developments was a key plank in the Governments strategy of brownfield regeneration in town centres, and planning laws were relaxed on their change of use. But converting run-down open plan offices into affordable desirable residences isn’t always straightforward as insulation levels are often poor, designed-for-desk height windows usually made them smaller & higher than current market trends, and the internal floor space to external wall area ratio can make apartments dark and dingy.

Company

Address:
DiscreteHeat Company Limited
1 Victoria Works Industrial Estate
Coal Pit Lane, Atherton
Manchester, M46 0FY

 01942 88 00 60
 info@discreteheat.co.uk

VAT# 884427392
Company Reg# 5594330