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  1. #1
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    Hi there!
    just wondered if anybody had any of these Swedish granite radiators at home and could tell me the inconvenients, if they work well and if they are worthy. I know there's a company called LVI that makes them.
    would really appreciate the users opinion.
    many thanks for your time!

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    never heard of them --
    however, if they are made of stone, then their mass must be heated by some source -- same as with oil filled radiators & heavy cast iron stoves, or heavy stone stoves -- the only advantage is that they are slow to cool down

    likewise for heavy fireplace inserts -- their advantage is usually that considerable of the insert sticks out into the room & most of these have circulating fans

    in other words, there will be no cost savings during operation, just more expensive to buy, than say a $35 500watt elec heater -- which type has been used by my family for 70+ years

    oh, yeh, such looks fancy!
    harvest rainwater,make SHADE,R75/50/30= roof/wall/floor, use HVAC mastic,caulk all wall seams!

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