Archive for August, 2010
As winter begins to roll around our thoughts begin to drift towards snow and ice. Many consumers, especially in the northern states, have found a solution for snow and ice in the form of radiant heating. Placing either electric heat coils or hot water filled hydronic pipes under a walkway, sidewalk or drive ensures ice will not form and snow will not stick. These systems generally have sensors detecting both moisture levels and temperature. If the sensor thinks it is snowing or there is freeze rain it will activate the heat coils. These systems ar being used for more Read the rest of this entry »
Warm comfortable flooring can make a good start of your day in the chilling winters or cold weathers. Instead of putting on your socks, stockings or slippers, you can roam around bare feet inside your home and also feel the warmth in the entire room. If you ar looking for something similar, Underfloor Heating is the perfect solution for you. It gives your entire house a cozy ambiance and also helps your entire body to stay warm and comfortable. Nothing can be more satisfying than this in the cold days of any season.
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When we think of radiant floor heating today, bathrooms are the first thing that comes to mind. Everyone loves the feeling of walking on bare tile when it’s been heated to a comfortable temperature. The opposite can be said of walking on a cold unheated bathroom floor. The internalisation of this type of heating can be well worth the initial investment.
Today’s radiant heating products have taken the heating world by storm. Much more common today then just a few short years ago, the radiant floor system has come to the forefront of the industry. Now Read the rest of this entry »
Geothermal Heat Pumps are usually associated with hot air heating and air conditioning. In climates that very rarely need air conditioning you need to concentrate more on heating. There is a very good way to use geothermic technology for very efficient and comfortable heating. Radiant floor heating can very easy be combined with a geothermal heat pump to give both comfort and efficiency.
Radiant floor heating has been the comfort and efficiency standard for many years. The feeling of a warm floor under your feet is priceless. Romping on the floor while playing with the children Read the rest of this entry »
Electric floor heating is a popular way to provide a warm atmosphere in your home. It has all the qualities of modern technologies being noiseless and invisible, and it does the job of heating your house with sinful style and ease. This type of climate control is known since ancient times with the Roman Empire pioneering the technique in its cooler regions but nowadays electric cable is used to heat up the surface.
Electric floor heating is progressively on the rise of heating solutions for the home, and there are solid reasons for this. Warm floors Read the rest of this entry »
If you ar looking to warm your floors with a radiant heat system, and have typed “radiant heat system” into a search engine, you might find yourself scratching your head at this point. There are dozens of products available to purchase, and there ar even more companies telling you that their product is the best.
So which product is the best? Should you install a hydronic heating system that pumps hot water through your floors, an electric cable heating system, or a low voltage screen system? The answer lies in the type of project you ar doing. Read the rest of this entry »
So, you’re sold on the idea of radiant floor heating. Of course the question becomes “What type of system do I get?” Radiant floor heating comes in three varieties: electric, hydronic (liquid), and air based systems. The hydronic system is the most popular, for reasons that will be revealed shortly.
The “how” of hydronic radiant floor heating is fairly straightforward. A boiler heats up water, which is pumped through your house. This water flows through a network of tubing that sits just underneath your floor, radiating the heat outwards, giving you a nice, consistent heat that Read the rest of this entry »