Floor HeatingElectromagnetic Field FAQ
Often our customers come to us with questions regarding EMF and the levels that our TempZone™ Floor Heating product emits, in the section below we hope to answer those questions. If you are unable to find an answer to your question here please visit our forum or let us help you, either by using our live Chat or Ask A Question services.
The EPRI (Electric Power Research Institute) tests all electrical devices and publishes the data. Many common household appliances are tested at a distance of 6 inches. The test results indicate that on average, the EMF emitted for the following appliances is:
The TempZone™ Twin heating cable has shown compliance with the requirements in EN50366:2003 + Amendment 1:2006, as tested by Intertek ETL Semko, a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory. Report number 815973/M1. The tested value is extremely low at 0.5% of the allowed value.
EMF testing protocol is an international value, as there is no test protocol for the United States. This is a European Standard that deals with electromagnetic fields and defines methods for evaluating the electric field and the magnetic field for frequencies up to 300 GHz around household and similar electrical appliances.