Radiant Heating System
Radiant floor heating systems are becoming more and more popular as a primary source of heat for homes. This method has a very low initial cost especially compared to hydronic systems and they ar also extremely effective when compared to many other forms of heating.
The most pop systems available are:
- Loose Wire
So how do you know what system is right for your floor? It’s simple, each one is knowing with a particular floor type in mind. This means you know the product is specifically made to cater for your floor.
Loose wire floor heating systems are knowing to heat under tiles and stone and the design makes heating small areas of your home easy.
Matting radiant heating systems ar even easier to use and can be simply rolled out. The matting or mesh keeps the heating element the correct width apart. This type of heater is better for larger spaces and can be used under carpet, vinyl, wood, and linoleum.
Foil systems provide a safer way to heat under carpet and laminate floors by coating the heating element in foil. It can also be used under cork engineered wood and many other floor surfaces.
For new developments inscreed heating systems are becoming more and more popular. This method involves laying and securing the system and then covering it with a layer of concrete or screed. This method allows any type of floor surface.
With all floors it is recommended to use floor insulation beneath the heater as this rapidly increases heat up times.