Richmond Low Level Radiator
from £367.57 inc. Vat
The aluminium, fluid filled Richmond DPL is the perfect low-level electric radiator for conservatories and low windows throughout the home. It provides the same quality heat as a traditional ‘wet system’ but without the need for expensive pipework. 24/7 programming and the energy saving Adaptive Eco-Start makes this the perfect solution for all year comfort.
Not only the highest output low level aluminium radiator on the market but with an optional remote control, programming has never been easier.
- Full 24hr/7day programming
- Durable cast aluminium construction
- Feels just like ‘wet central heating’
- Energy efficient Adaptive Eco-Start
The Richmond DPL is a programmable, high quality low profile aluminium radiator ideal for heating areas such as conservatories and under low windows throughout the home. It is easy-to-install with Ducasa’s patented and incredibly strong Quick-Fit wall brackets. the Richmond is fitted with simple-to-use electronic controls and a silent ‘Triac’ digital thermostat accurate to 0.2°c.
The LCD screen indicates the set temperature, mode of operation and programme settings together with the time and day.
The Richmond can be programmed to heat at either your desired comfort temperature, or at your desired set-back temperature for reduced running costs. Using the radiator in manual mode requires just the click of a button.
Programming can be set to use the energy efficient Adaptive Eco-Start feature, which calculates the heat loss of a room and automatically varies the time the heater on switches on – this means your room is warm at the time you say rather than before, therefore taking the guesswork out of programming.
To round up the energy saving features the Richmond incorporates ‘open window’ sensor, which automatically switches off the heater when a sudden drop of temperature is detected and the on screen Eco-Bar indicates how much energy will be used.
- Simple 7 day, 24 hour programming
- Energy efficient Adaptive Eco-Start
- LCD screen for temperature, mode and programme
- 2 hour boost at the click of a button
- Energy saving Open Window Sensor and Eco-Bar
- Silent digital thermostat accurate to 0.2°c
- Easy fit with Ducasa’s strong ‘Quick-Fit’ brackets
- 950w or 1425w versions available
- Durable cast aluminium construction
- Filled with quick transfer heating fluid
- Exceptional heat just like wet system radiators
- Comfortable mix of radiant and naturally convected heat
- Tamperproof setting for peace of mind
- Overheat safety cut out
- Colour: RAL9016
- Lot 20 Compliant
- Cable fitted is approx. 1.5m in length
Your rooms need to be warm and comfortable all year round, so it is important to fit the correct size and number of heaters.
If your home is new, it may be possible to calculate the heat loss with U-values, which are a measure of insulation. It is then possible to calculate the wattage required, however it is still necessary to decide the best place for your heaters to be installed.
Most customers are unlikely to have the U-values for their home so we have put together the following guidelines to help decide which heaters to buy.
You must first work out the size of your room by measuring the length and width then multiply the two numbers.
When you know the size, simply choose the box below which best describes your room and multiple the size by the wattage required.
Example: 11.1m2 x 80w (new, well insulated) = 888w
Then you should choose the heater model and the wattage which best suits your requirements. It’s unlikely our heater wattages will match your requirements exactly, so always best to choose the next size up. All our heaters have thermostats which will switch off the heater when the room is warm enough, so running costs won’t increase.
Still unsure what size or model of heater to choose? No problem - call the team at Ducasa Direct - a family business with over a decades experience and here to offer friendly, free and honest advice.
You can order from our site is quickly, easily and most importantly securely!
When you have decided what model and size of heater is needed, select the quantity required and simply add it to your basket. Once you’ve finished shopping view your basket to check your order then click ‘Proceed to Checkout’.
You will need to enter your billing address and shipping address if different then click ‘Pay securely with SagePay’. You will then be taken to the SagePay website to enter your credit or debit card details.
We recognise that one of customers' major concerns is security during an online transaction. For your protection we have chosen SagePay to handle your payment. To ensure that you are protected against online fraud they use state of the art security tools and techniques. With 26 million transactions processed each day you can rest assured your card details are safe and secure.
When payment has been made you will receive a payment confirmation email and be returned to our website. We will send you another email when we process your order and another when it’s despatched.
If you order your heater before 2pm, Monday to Friday and we will despatch the same day on a 24 hour service.
Standard deliveries are made Monday to Friday so if you order on a Friday, delivery would be on Monday. Order over the weekend and we will despatch on Monday for a Tuesday delivery.
Please see 'Ordering & Delivery' page for our standard delivery costs.
You can have your heater delivered before noon, before 9am or on a Saturday, however there will be an additional charge. Please call us on 01603 897 608 for more details.
You will receive an email the day we despatch which gives you the option of re-arranging the delivery for a different day. If you supply a mobile number you will also receive a text telling you your heater has been loaded onto the van for delivery and advising you of a one hour delivery slot.
If you are not at home for any reason when delivery is attempted, the driver will try to leave your heater with a neighbour. If your parcel is left with a neighbour or taken back to the depot, the driver will place a card through you door explaining what to do.
For your convenience we can deliver to your home, designated neighbour or your work address; however we cannot leave your heater without a signature.
Please Note: In some areas such as the Scottish Highlands delivery can take 48hrs. Things occasionally go wrong so we can’t guarantee the time it takes for deliveries but we can guarantee we do our best to ensure they arrive when expected. For deliveries to the islands please contact customer services.
“I bought the Richmond DPL 950w for our conservatory. I feel that the products are not cheap but still do represent good value for money. They are quality products and Ducasa provide first class service.”
“Many thanks for the service and attention you gave me with regard to my recent order and delivery of two Ducasa Electric Radiators.”
“The Richmond is perfect for the low wall in of my customer’s converted loft space.”
“I would also like to take the opportunity of thanking you and expressing my gratitude for the professional service that you have provided and certainly would recommend your company to anyone that wishes to purchase one of these heaters”
“The Richmond DPL is a really good heater, the heat quality is brilliant.”
“We are really pleased with our Richmond. It keeps the conservatory warm enough to use as part of our house all year round.”
No, because there are no moving parts. An occasional wipe with a cloth to the front and the back to keep the air vents free of dust should suffice.
No, radiant heating products have been enjoyed for decades - open fires, traditional radiators and the sun all produce radiant heat.
The Sunburst and Sunrise are fitted with a plug. The other heaters are bare ended cable however a plug can be fitted if you wish - always consult an electrician.
The approximate running cost for the Ducasa heaters depends on many factors but can be as low as 3p per hour.
The heater controls and cable are on the right-hand side.
Lengths vary from model to model so if you need more accurate details please contact us.
No, the heaters can only be mounted horizontally.
No, if you can use basic tools and fit a plug, you can install the heaters yourself however it is always best to consult an electrician to ensure the safe installation of any electrical appliance if a plug is not fitted.
Yes, although you should allow at least 500mm of clear space between any furniture when using the radiant panel heaters.
Yes, the heaters are fitted with thermostats and frost protection as standard.
The Ducasa Sunburst can be used as a portable appliance or wall-mounted. The other Ducasa products are only wall mountable.
Our heaters are designed to get no hotter than a traditional central heating radiator, however care should always be taken with the young, old and infirm.
As a guide, based on a modern well insulated property allow 80 to 100w of power for every square meter.
The Avant and Vitro can be programmed 24/7 independently or by using the optional Ducasa Programmer. The Richmond DPL has 24/7 programming incorporated into the control unit. The Sunburst can be programmed by using the DT1, available separately.
Shopping and Delivery
Yes. We use SagePay which is one of the UK’s leading secure online payment service providers.
Your payment will be processed immediately and you will receive email confirmation.
Yes, you can order and pay over the phone using your credit / debit card or by pro forma invoice.
We use UK Mail or TNT to deliver all of our heaters.
Orders received by 2pm Monday to Friday will be despatched the same day on a 24hr weekday service; orders received after that time will be despatched the next day. Please note: UK mainland only, some areas such as the Scottish Highlands may take 48hrs.
If you are not at home we can arrange delivery to a works address or neighbour if you tell us when you order.
Delivery is charged at £15.00 per heater. Orders of more than 4 heaters will be sent on a pallet. Pallet delivery is £64.26 and will be organised with you by telephone prior to despatch. There is no additional charge for programmers and controllers.
We offer a 14-day no quibble guarantee. Just return the heater to us in its original condition and receive a full refund of your money.