Articles on under floor heating – offering advice on installing, maintenance and suitability under any type of flooring.
If you live in a cold and chilling environment, then the electric flooring system is the best option for you in order to make your home warm. Their benefits have shown immeasurably substantial results and there are varieties of options available to select from.
Due to its outstanding properties, today the under floor heating is increasingly used in construction practice. Its greatest advantage is the ideal temperature profile: pleasant temperature from floor to ceiling. Therefore, under-floor heating is considered particularly pleasant and healthy. We shouldn’t neglect the cost of heating, as floor heating achieves the same feeling of warmth when the average room temperature is lower by 1-2oC than convector or radiator heat, and therefore it is saving energy about 6-12%.
Modern construction and contemporary way of living demands business and residential objects with big glass surfaces and no place for heating systems such as radiators or fan-coil devices. Even in the old Rome, objects were surface heated and cooled which makes this theme neither new nor unknown. The most popular and commercially often exploited theme is surface – floor heating.
A winter is coming and it will be long and cold… We must think how we can make it comfortable and warm, while we are starting one of the systems we have already installed in our premises. The discussions about the best, the cleanest, the healthiest and the most economic system are usually in wane and the opinions vary.
Electric floor heating is completely safe when it comes to exploitation, it does not need any maintaining, and in the case of damage it demands minimal repairs on the floor. When it is compared to water floor heating, this system is much cheaper, more efficient and does not need any servicing.
Since the floor is the radiator and as it takes up space large as the room itself, lower temperatures are sufficient for a pleasant atmosphere. The temperature can be set 2 degrees lower than with the smaller heating devices, which saves up to 12% of energy as well as some money.
When it comes to underfloor heating, ceramic tiles are not the only solution for floor covering any more. Pre finished two layer parquets or thermo treated three layer parquets are becoming a standard in west European construction sites. To avoid any problems regarding flooring materials and under floor heating, there are certain standards and procedures that have to be followed so that floor heating system may function perfectly.
All industrial, commercial or housing spaces have to be pleasant and comfortable for working and living. In order to have better working and living conditions, some investments also have to be made in to systems for cooling and heating your life or work spaces.