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Modern floor-to-ceiling Radiator selection help please

Modern floor-to-ceiling Radiator selection help please...

Hey guys, long time no post (15+years!).

I have hydronic lines (3/8" rubber I think) into my garage, and would like to install one fancy modern floor to ceiling radiator.
Something like this, http:// i.ebayimg.com/images/i/221376627044-0-1/s-l1000.jpg.
Any suggestions for places to look and/or Brands that are worth considering and would not break the bank?


  • Canucker
    Canucker Member Posts: 721

    Jaga has some nice vertical rads, can't speak for the broken bank syndrome though.
    You can have it good, fast or cheap. Pick two
  • delta T
    delta T Member Posts: 883
    Runtal has some attractive ones that generally speaking will not break the bank.

  • delta T
    delta T Member Posts: 883
    a more important question might be.....how much heat do you need in the garage? 3/8 supply and return will limit the amount of heat flow, and therefor the amount of heat that will be available to that radiator. Will this be the only source of heat? How is it connected to the boiler? If the tubing is orange and rubber, it may be the dreaded entran (failed tubing ended with class action lawsuit).
  • Michael_Pastrone
    Michael_Pastrone Member Posts: 6
    edited November 2017
    Thanks for all your comments!

    @Canucker, I like those, that is what I had in mind.

    @delta t, Runtal is also what I like, specifically these Column radiators.

    The feed line is "1/2 ONIX by Watts Radiant Heating Hose Max Temp 180F Max Press 100PSI". I also have power (romex), and CAT5, and an eight conductor thermo line there. (photos attached)

    The room is a 23'x15'x8' garage with an R17 7'x9' door and three 2'x3' single pane windows. Depending on the calculator, I get 10K to 30K btus. On the other hand a 1500 btu space heater will take of the chill, 60 degrees on a 40 degree day. Its really just for show.

    This circuit will have its own pump off the main loop. Currently there is a TACO 007 ready to be hooked up. But I've heard there are higher volume pumps now?

    The RunTal has an "A" connection option on the wall mount model.

    Can I just connect the feed lines directely to the RunTal? I was just going to run them along the wall and paint them white. But if you can suggest some coupling or manifold option that would be great. I was thinking simple, one conection.