245°Expired

# Home Convector Heater 2000W £16.99 @ Home Bargains

Found 8th Oct 2012
Click & collect from store

Home Convector 1800~2000W Heater
Slimline and lightweight
Free standing or wall mountable
Measurements approx: H45cm x W66cm x D10cm

### Groups

beware this might be £16.99 but if you use it for few days the electricity bills will be reaching £100 or more
ramkmr

beware this might be £16.99 but if you use it for few days the … beware this might be £16.99 but if you use it for few days the electricity bills will be reaching £100 or more

From my calculation of the 2000 Watt heater use

Average electricity (My area Nottingham) 1kwh cost around £0.16
So.... for heating up a medium room for 1 day or 24 hrs

2kw x 24hrs x 30%operation time x CostPerkwh = 2 x 24 x 0.3 x 0.16 = £2.304

So... for 2 days would cost 2.304 x 2 = £4.6

For the whole cold season 5 months or 150 days

It will cost roughly 2.304 x 150 = £345.6

I am sure it will cost less as we do not use the heater 24 hrs in a day....

Edited by: "oversleep" 8th Oct 2012
HOT!
oversleep

Could you please explain more?From my calculation of the 2000 Watt heater … Could you please explain more?From my calculation of the 2000 Watt heater use Average electricity (My area Nottingham) 1kwh cost around £0.16 So.... for heating up a medium room for 1 day or 24 hrs2kw x 24hrs x 30%operation time x CostPerkwh = 2 x 24 x 0.3 x 0.16 = £2.304So... for 2 days would cost 2.304 x 2 = £4.6For the whole cold season 5 months or 150 daysIt will cost roughly 2.304 x 150 = £345.6I am sure it will cost less as we do not use the heater 24 hrs in a day....

Also we are just using it mainl,y with half capacity , e.g. about 1000w
I have one of these right next to me now, got it from Lidl I think. worth the money
I used one for a few days and sure enough my electricity bill was reaching £100 or more...
Just wondering if this is a misprint, makes more sense to have a 800 ~ 2000 watt range?
Thanks for posting ,been waiting for H.B. to restock these bought one a couple of years back,cheaper by far than heating the whole house..
jazzyman

Just wondering if this is a misprint, makes more sense to have a 800 ~ … Just wondering if this is a misprint, makes more sense to have a 800 ~ 2000 watt range?

No, that's just the variation in power consumption with variations in mains voltage.
I have to second the warnings about power consumption. You'd be better off clustering around piles of old Scottish pound notes and burning those for warmth, since they'll be worthless soon anyway

You can tell yourselves you're only using it (x) amount of the time but as it gets colder it'll get left on more and more, and then one day someone will forget to turn it off and poof, there went twenty quid. And you only heat one room for that price, at best.

My advice is invest in some really thick indoor clothing like those sleeping bag things that have armholes and so on, if your built-in heating isnt up to the job.
oversleep

Could you please explain more?From my calculation of the 2000 Watt heater … Could you please explain more?From my calculation of the 2000 Watt heater use Average electricity (My area Nottingham) 1kwh cost around £0.16 So.... for heating up a medium room for 1 day or 24 hrs2kw x 24hrs x 30%operation time x CostPerkwh = 2 x 24 x 0.3 x 0.16 = £2.304So... for 2 days would cost 2.304 x 2 = £4.6For the whole cold season 5 months or 150 daysIt will cost roughly 2.304 x 150 = £345.6I am sure it will cost less as we do not use the heater 24 hrs in a day....

hot as that post was amazing
oversleep

Could you please explain more?From my calculation of the 2000 Watt heater … Could you please explain more?From my calculation of the 2000 Watt heater use Average electricity (My area Nottingham) 1kwh cost around £0.16 So.... for heating up a medium room for 1 day or 24 hrs2kw x 24hrs x 30%operation time x CostPerkwh = 2 x 24 x 0.3 x 0.16 = £2.304So... for 2 days would cost 2.304 x 2 = £4.6For the whole cold season 5 months or 150 daysIt will cost roughly 2.304 x 150 = £345.6I am sure it will cost less as we do not use the heater 24 hrs in a day....

You haven't taken into account that the heater is thermostatic, so it's not on all of the time.
jazzyman

You haven't taken into account that the heater is thermostatic, so it's … You haven't taken into account that the heater is thermostatic, so it's not on all of the time.

Well that of course depends on what size room you're trying to heat it with, to what temperature, with what level of insulation and draught-proofing, and what the weather's doing outside...
What are those people comparing this convector heater to? Are you guys saying using a convector costs hundreds more than a wall heater or an oil-filled heater?
Don't just simply say its costs more than if you don't use a heater. Duh!
Slash

What are those people comparing this convector heater to?

Non-electric forms of heating, such as gas, or the electric "cheat" that is storage heaters.

Are you guys saying using a convector costs hundreds more than a wall … Are you guys saying using a convector costs hundreds more than a wall heater or an oil-filled heater?

Erm, no.

Edited by: "pibpob" 16th Oct 2012