Schools That Need High-Quality, Low-Cost LST Radiators

  • 29 Aug 2018

Radiators in schools can pose a threat to a child’s safety with non-LST radiators heat as high as 75⁰C, Contour Heating Products offers a safer alternative with its Covora high-quality, low-cost LST radiators. 


The Education (School Premises) Regulations 1996 state that SEN schools, nurseries and teaching accommodation must furnish buildings with radiators that don’t exceed 43⁰C to ensure safety for staff and children.

With Contour’s Covora LST radiators, you can refurbish your classrooms with affordable, safe surface temperature heating solutions.

Contour’s LST designs are pivotal to safety in educational environments; it’s vital that children do not come into contact with hazardous surface temperatures in schools.

LST Radiators And Safety

Covora LST radiators ensure safe surface temperatures. These radiators are the ideal heating solution for classroom and student accommodation refurbishments: safe, robust and affordable.

Manufactured from 1.2mm mild steel, Covora LST radiators have strong, durable casings that are resilient towards the knocks and bumps of school life.

Ventilation grilles are easy to clean. The narrow width of the grilles prevents the insertion of pencils, pens and other classroom equipment.

For extra safety, the radiator covers have bullnose corners and rounded edges to strengthen the units and reduce the risk of injury should a child fall against the radiator.

LST Radiators And Hygiene

Contour’s LST range is coated with BioCote® infused polyester powder to an average thickness of 60 microns, internally and externally. BioCote® anti-microbial additives reduce up to 99.5% of microbial colonies on the surface of radiator casings within 2 hours. A substantial reduction of up to 86% is clear in just fifteen minutes.

BioCote® constantly inhibits the growth of bacteria over the full expected lifetime of the radiator cover. Bacteria commonly found on radiators includes the H1N1 Influenza virus, Salmonella and Streptococcus faecalis.

Controlled tests conducted by BioCote® and supported by Contour revealed that children’s absenteeism was 20% lower in a classroom environment where fixtures and fittings were protected with BioCote® than in a classroom with no anti-microbial protection. Click here to read our blog post on reducing disease in school environments by implementing anti-microbial radiator covers.

LST Radiator Design

Covora LST radiators are available in any colour of your choice, whether matte or metallic. Contour’s extensive colour range allows your LST radiators to blend seamlessly with the design of your school or classroom environment.

Covora is available in over 140 sizes across

– Single convector models
– Double panel plus models
– Double convector emitter models

Contour provide LST radiators to suit virtually any room or corridor size. Installation of Covora is quick and hassle-free: radiator covers are supplied as one-piece units, complete with pre-fabricated cut-outs for valves, skirting boards and pipework.

Contour radiators and radiator covers are covered by 10 and 5-year warranties respectively.

Contour can be contacted at;
The Mansions
43 Broadway
TF11 8BB
Tel: 01952 290 498
Email: [email protected]

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