The Radfan has been launched for 5 weeks now and we have been rushed off our feet fulfilling orders and moving from a product development business to a customer focused business and, whilst the last two years are still fresh in my mind, I thought it would be nice to draw back the curtain and see where a product like the Radfan comes from and the iterations we went through. It all starts with a sketch Believe it or not, these are the initial sketches for the Radfan, well the idea of the Radfan. At that point it didn't have a name or...

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  Simon Barker

  design, radfan

If you'd asked me on Monday morning where I thought my week would end I certainly wouldn't have said "In BBC Radio 2's studio being interviewed by Rebecca Pike on Simon Mayo's DriveTime show", but that's exactly where it did end.  I emailled into the show a few days after our launch to tell Rebacca about the Radfan to see if she would like to feature us on the Friday innovation slot. I thought that there would be a several month lead time on such a prestigious slot but given the recent bout of cold weather we've had I think she saw...

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  Simon Barker

  pr, radfan, radio 2

I am sure I am not the first person who has wondered where to put radiators and why on earth they always seem to be put under windows?!  It seems like such an idiotic place to put them, for a start the heat from the radiator escapes to the outside, or is cooled by drafts and this is only made worse in the evening if the curtains are drawn, just when you need that valuable heat the most! One of the biggest misunderstandings about radiators is that they actually radiate very little of the heat that they emit, on average...

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  Roland Glancy

  efficiency, radiators, warmth, windows