LST Radiator And Radiator Cover News

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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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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11 Dec 2019

Safe Radiators And Guards For Care & Nursing Homes

In all healthcare and residential environments, safety is a driving factor in the types of resources you choose to specify. Central to these core aims is the need to prevent avoidable errors and patient harm. This means that all components [...]

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4 Dec 2019

Why You Should Consider Coloured Radiators For Your Care Home

If you’re planning a re-design or upgrade of your care & nursing home, a decision will be made regarding the colour design of the interior. With Contour, you can apply your colour choices to our LST and Anti-Ligature radiators and covers, [...]

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29 Nov 2019

Should You Choose A Wooden Radiator Cover For Your Care Home?

Image Source In specifying heating solutions for your care environment, many factors are at play. Whilst providing safety and efficiency, there’s a need for longevity and robustness, not to mention the added bonus of a radiator that looks [...]

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21 Nov 2019

How Easy Are LST Radiators To Maintain In Care And Nursing Homes?

The need for efficiency and easy maintenance has never been more prevalent in care and nursing homes. Such environments are subject to a variety of activity throughout the busy day. Whilst the residents may not be as mobile on their feet, [...]

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19 Nov 2019

LST Radiators For Dementia Suffers In Care Homes

Care homes face the challenge of accommodating the varying needs of residents, whether physical, mental or both. In accommodating those needs, careful consideration needs to be placed on the design of equipment, furniture and resources. [...]

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14 Nov 2019

4 Reasons Why LST Radiators Are Essential For Care Homes

Specifying radiators for care homes can be a challenge, particularly when so many factors are at play. Safety guidelines relating to radiator surface temperature is only a small part of the bigger picture. Design features, heat efficiency [...]

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12 Nov 2019

Selecting LST Radiator Guards For Care & Nursing Homes

More and more care and nursing homes are being prompted to consider the surface temperature of their radiators to ensure that they meet safety standards. According to government regulations, radiators that exceed a surface temperature of [...]

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