LST Radiator And Radiator Cover News

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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3 Sep 2019

5 Ligature Statistics That May Surprise You

The growing concern around suicide in mental health settings has prompted clinicians, estates professionals and specifiers to assess ligature risks. This has resulted in the production of anti-ligature products in rooms that are occupied [...]

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28 Aug 2019

7 Reasons Why You Should Consider Anti-Ligature Products

Architects, specifiers, and ward managers are constantly seeking ways to reduce suicide and self-harm rates in mental health settings. This has led to the development of anti-ligature products, designed to deny anyone from using the [...]

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16 Aug 2019

Managing Ligatures: The Official Guidance You Should Know

Three-quarters of people who kill themselves while on a psychiatric ward do so by hanging or strangulation. This alarming statistic has prompted mental health establishments to assess the ligatures within their wards to minimise the risk [...]

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8 Aug 2019

Why Should You Choose An External TRV?

External TRV Explained Contour’s complete radiator systems come with high-quality Herz Thermostatic Radiator Valves (TRVs) for either internal or external fitting. An external TRV kit is one where the remotes and the thermostat are [...]

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6 Aug 2019

What Is Included In The Contour TRV Kits?

Contour offers four different thermostatic radiator valve (TRV) kits specifically designed for our LST radiators. They are available for both two pipe and one pipe systems. Read on to find out what’s included in the kits…

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