IP (Ingress Protection) Ratings
ALL RADIANT TOWEL RAILS CAN BE PLACED IN THE ENTRANCE TO THE SHOWER OR ABOVE THE BATH
Do you believe you will need a low voltage towel rail, in order that the rail can be placed in a shower, or above a bath? Your electrician has said that a standard 240V rail will be dangerous?
ALL RADIANT RAILS ARE IP (INGRESS PROTECTION) RATED TO GO INTO ZONE ONE OF ANY BATHROOM
All Radiant Towel Rails are rated IPX5, when hard wired, which is one of the highest ratings available for heated towel rails in Australia/New Zealand. This means the towel rail is protected against water jets from any direction. IPX5 rating generally allows installation in very close proximity to the bath or shower when 'hard wired' (including above the bath) as long as they are wired to a switch which is positioned in 'Zone 3' as determined by the AS/NZS wiring regulations. As bathroom designs vary greatly and as with any electrical appliance, please always ask your builder to consult the current version of the AS/NZS wiring regulations to confirm the exact position allowable.
To achieve this we need to tightly seal the cable exit from the ladder, so that the water cannot enter the ladder. Hence the reason it is not an interchangeable cable.
You probably think it doesn't matter which you order, but the decision is up to YOU!
SO WHY LEFT OR RIGHT?
Radiant Heating heated ladders are all sold with a cable coming out just below one of the bottom legs both on the LEFT and the RIGHT
Therefore before you purchase your heated ladder, check with your electrician which one he will need.