5.3188.3 Radiator Reflector

Topic: 
Hydronic Heating (Hot Water and Steam)
Subtopic: 
Special Considerations
Desired Outcome: 
Minimized heat loss and enhanced terminal unit effectiveness
TitleSpecification(s)Objective(s)
5.3188.3a
Terminal heating unit

Reflector will not make contact with heating element

Air space will be maintained between heating element and reflector

Optimize efficiency

5.3188.3b
Installing insulation

Insulation will be covered by a reflective surface

Appearance will be considered by architect/property manager/occupant

Reflectors will be securely attached

Ensure maximum performance of terminal unit

5.3188.3c
Education

Reflectors will be kept clean

Reflectors will be cleaned when unit is not hot

Safely maintain performance