Currently there are two types of water beds on the market: water in a wooden or plastic frame, and the newer “soft side” bed with a smaller bag surrounded by foam and made to Look like a conventional mattress. Its size varies from twin to super-king to suit the tastes of all. Just remember that when it comes to heating costs, the smaller the size, the lower the cost of heating. The water beds are similar to your water heater. Both are containers that contain hot water. Both have a thermostat that controls the temperature and both lose heat to the surrounding room. In the case of a water heater, which contains water at a much higher temperature, there is usually an insulation around the heater that decreases the heat loss. Unfortunately, many waterbeds do not come with insulation. They lose heat from the top, sides and bottom. Recently, some manufacturers have begun adding insulation to bed frames where mattresses rest to reduce this heat loss, but not all manufacturers do.
The energy usage of your water bed may vary depending on the amount of insulation on the sides and bottom of the bed, the temperature of the water in the bed, the temperature of the bedroom, the size of the bed and whether the bed is fact. Keeping the bedroom warmer, especially during the day, will decrease the heat loss from the bed to a cold room. Perhaps the easiest way to reduce the heat loss of your waterbed is to do it every day. By making the bed with a thick quilt or quilt, you can significantly reduce the heat loss from the top surface. Regardless of the type of water bed you have, leaving the bed undone can double the cost of heating it. Buying the premium mattress foundation as efficiently as possible and following some simple tips can help you be calm when it comes to the heating costs of your waterbed.
Energy tips of the water bed and waterbed Heater:
– Make your bed of water every day and cover it with a quilt.
– Buy the most efficient bed you can. For starters, additional insulation and more efficient heaters will cost more, but they will save on heating costs over the life of the bed.
– Fill your bed with the correct amount of water. Overfilling only gives you more water to heat and keep warm.
– Keep the temperature of your room comfortable. A cold room will greatly increase the heating costs of the waterbed.