The Indoors

"The Indoors" is our knowledge and inspiration center for both end users and professionals. Here you will find news, blog posts and articles from Purmo providing you inspiration and knowledge about different heating and cooling systems. You will also find inspiration for stylish and energy-efficient solutions for a sustainable indoor climate in your project or your home.

The categories include sizing of products and energy efficiency, product news, references, renovation and some of our main product groups such as radiators, underfloor heating and towel rails. Under Insights you will find interesting articles and studies about heating, cooling and ventilation.

New Children's Hospital in Helsinki

Hygiene radiators at the New Children's Hospital

Purmo heating and cooling pipes include composite pipes and pipe connections as well as flow and temperature controls. For example, there are more than 500 Purmo Delta hygiene radiators and more than 100,000 metres of Floortec underfloor heating pipes in the building's thermal floor.

References
Applications
Hospital
Radiators
Olympiastadion

The Helsinki Olympic Stadium is under renovation

The Helsinki Olympic Stadium is Finland’s largest sports centre. Renovation work is currently in progress at the Olympic Stadium and is expected to be completed in 2019. Once the renovation is finished, the Olympic Stadium will be an arena for Finland’s top events and will meet all the requirements for major international events.

References
Public building
Dimensionering av oljefyllda elradiatorer

Sizing oil-filled electrical radiators

There are several things that affect how you design oil-filled electric radiators. Like the climate zone and year of construction. Read about radiator sizing!

Sizing of products
Electrical heating
Insights
Radiators
Work smarter
Purmo Delta column radiators in an office space

Visible piping in office radiators

When you need visible piping, there are a couple of elegant options available. Elegant piping behind radiators in series is used mainly in schools and offices where multiple radiators are installed one after the other, and installation is quick and easy.

Hydronic heating
Radiators
Product info
Office
Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset

Hospital hygiene and comfort at Karolinska University Hospital

The new Karolinska University Hospital in Solna has been developed with a focus on patient integrity, safety and comfort. That is why they chose Purmo Hygiene radiators – 5,000 of them. Once again, Purmo Hygiene proves to be a valuable part of a very worthy project.

References
Hospital
Improve efficiency
Radiators
Electrical heating
reasons for radiator replacement

Reasons for radiator replacement

Radiators have in fact become much more efficient through various design measures. This means that, for the same size, they provide the same performance as old radiators despite low system temperatures. In addition to aesthetic reasons, there are also energy-related reasons for a radiator replacement.

Renovation
Radiators
Reduce footprint

Checklist radiator replacement

Flat panel radiators with a flat front have rightly become the standard solution for renovations. The modern radiators are powerful, inexpensive and available in many sizes and colours. There is a choice of several designs for the front surfaces. Furthermore, there may be special requirements for radiators. The adjoining table shows different requirements and their solutions in private homes for radiator replacement.

Renovation
Radiators
Insights
Konvektor vs radiator. Båda motverkar kallras och stora fönster är inget hinder. Undvik kallras.

What’s the difference between a radiator and a convector?

Generally speaking, the word ‘radiator’ comes from the phenomenon of radiant heat, where the proportion of radiant heat is over 50%. The rest consists of convective heat.

Hydronic heating
Radiators
Product info