LST Radiator And Radiator Cover News

24 Jan 2020

Radiators and Guards For Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs)

In the UK alone, there are over forty Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs) that provide forensic services for anyone who has been raped or sexually assaulted. SARCs are designed to be comfortable and multi-functional, providing space [...]

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17 Jan 2020

Radiators For Prisons: The Design Considerations

Image source Prisons in England and Wales have received an unprecedented number of deaths through suicide over the last two years, prompting architects and designers to consider the custodial and detention equipment they specify.

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17 Jan 2020

Anti-Ligature Radiators and Guards For ‘Safer Cells’

Suicide has always been an issue in UK prisons. Year upon year, death figures fluctuate, but a recent report by The Guardian pointed out official figures, stating that suicides increased by 23% last year. In an attempt to combat this, a [...]

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10 Jan 2020

Improve Prison Behaviour With Anti-Ligature Radiators & Guards

Image Source In order to become places of reform, prisons must address the behaviours that are causing widespread strain on the correctional system in the UK today. The smuggling of contraband, for example, accounted for more than 35 [...]

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16 Dec 2019

Contour’s 2019 Blog Highlights

To support you with the design and specification process of the projects you’re working on, Contour aims to provide an information-rich environment to help you specify appropriately. Part of this process involves the regular production of [...]

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22 Oct 2019

Anti-Ligature Vs LST Radiators In Education

As educational settings differ, so do their requirements in terms of resources and furniture. Low Surface Temperature (LST) and Anti-Ligature radiators and covers differ based on their characteristics and intended use. This will impact on [...]

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15 Oct 2019

Coloured Radiators For Autism Education

Our anti-ligature radiators have numerous safety benefits, which make them an excellent choice for your autism unit. If you’d like to read more on these safety benefits, we have a range of article for you to read: Why Are Anti-Ligature [...]

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9 Oct 2019

Do You Need Anti-Ligature Radiators For Your Mainstream School?

The simple answer to this question is… no. You’re not required by law to install anti-ligature radiators in your mainstream educational setting. Regulations actually state that radiators must not exceed 43°C, as anything more is seen as a [...]

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8 Oct 2019

Why Are Anti-Ligature Radiators Suited For Autism Education?

Here at Contour, we’ve been lucky enough to supply our anti-ligature radiators and anti-ligature radiator covers to a range of specialist autism schools around the UK. Part of our role is to understand the customer’s needs, and never has [...]

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27 Sep 2019

Top 5 Tips On Improving Your School’s Heating Efficiency

The nights are drawing in. The weather’s getting colder. Summer seems like a distant memory. When schools begin their term after the summer holidays, preparations already begin for the event of the year: Christmas. Playtimes are no longer [...]

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