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Hotwire Spooled Cable Only

Hotwire Spooled Cable Only

NZ$93.93
Product code: UTS0150

Availability: Out of stock

Quick Overview:

Hotwire Spooled Cable Only is available in a wide range of wattages from 150 Watts to 3000 Kilowatts. Please see our range of thermostats to automate your heating and it is essential that the Hotwire thermostats are used with our heating cable to fulfill the warranty.


For further information please see Product Description and Technical Specification below.

 

Details

There are two options:

  • Free Spooling Cable allows free hand laying and 100% coverage
  • DIY Mats for easier installation where the cable spacing is preset with a fixing mesh overlay

Approximate Size Calculation:

Calculate the "net" floor area to be heated (excluding fixed obstructions, vanity, toilet, shower etc)

  • < 3m2 net area = 180 watts/m2
  • > 3m2 net area = 150 watts/m2

Note: For larger areas you can come off the walls by say 500mm and reduce the total wattage load and still cover the majority of the floor. But please contact us if you need clarification.

Example:

Net floor area to be heated @3 m2 x 180watts = 540watts. If you fall between sizes, always drop down to the nearest cable size wattage.

Kit contents: 

InsulAte Peel and Stick 3 mm Mat:

InsulAte Mat increases the heating performance by 37%+ on concrete subfloors and reduces sound impact on wooden subfloors and it is so easy to install.

For concrete foundations, this is a "MUST" addition to greatly improve performance and operation costs. For wooden foundations it can replace slate and tile underlay.

Floor Primer should be used to prepare the floor for laying the heating cable.

Self Levelling Compound should be used to place a 4-5mm concrete cover the heating cable and total floor ready to be tiled over. This is optional depending on the tiler's requirements.

Approximate Operational Costs

SizeWattageCoverageCosts per day @ 6 hrs a dayCosts per month
Bathroom (Small/Medium/Large)

300-400


500-600


700-1200

1-3


3-4


4-8 

 $ 0.40 - 0.53


$ 0.66 - 0.79


$ 0.93 - 1.59

$12 -17 


$ 20 - 24


$ 28 - 48

 Kitchen (Small/Medium/Large)

800 - 1000


1000 - 1250


1500 - 1750

5 - 7.5 


6 - 9


10 - 12

$ 1.06 - 1.32


$ 1.32 - 1.65


$ 1.98 - 2.31 

$ 33 - 40


$ 40 - 50


$ 59.40 - 70 

 Living (Small /Medium/Large)

1500 - 2000


2000 - 2500


2500 - 3000

10 -14


14 - 17


17 - 24 

$ 1.98 - 2.64


$ 2.64 - 3.30


$ 3.30 - 3.96

$ 60 - 80


$ 80 - 99


 $ 99 - 119

 

The above calculation is based @22 cents/klwt/hr. Assuming the heating is on for 6 hours per day (3 hours in the morning and 3 hours in the evening). Costs per month have been calculated on a 30 day month.

Every 1oC reduction in the temperature setting of your thermostat will results in a 5-8% reduction in power usage cost over 24 hours. The above calculation is approximate only and will vary depending on temperature set, operational hours and energy costs etc.