Underfloor heating


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Underfloor heating

Heating provided below the finished floor by electric cables or hot-water pipes; they are usually cast into a concrete slab.

underfloor heating

Heating provided beneath a finish floor, usually by hot water pipes or electric heating cables. See radiant heating system.
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Modern underfloor heating is cost-effective warm water heating, incorporating energy efficiency and high performance, using a low water temperature of between 45degC and 55degC.
This system is controlled by a computer that measures the heat loss of the building fabric and programmes itself to respond to changes in the external air temperature before these affect internal temperatures, which helps to compensate for the slow response time of the underfloor heating. The house's environmental performance has proved more efficient than many more explicitly revolutionary house designs, which sacrifice performance in use to notions of constructional and aesthetic innovation.
Today, things have become a little more sophisticated, and companies such as UK Screeds can install underfloor heating in Oxford which uses hot water circulating through plastic pipes embedded in the floor.
It also has travertine tiling and underfloor heating. The second has underfloor heating, wash hand basin fitted into a vanity unit, wc, and storage shelves.
I'm building a new house and considering whether to put underfloor heating in on the ground floor and, or the first floor, but I'm not sure what the pros and cons are.
The current owners of the six-bed property on Pump Lane have wiring and speakers for a sound system throughout, an "internal vacuum" system and underfloor heating.
127 High Street, Harborne, is not just a four-bedroom period house; it also comes with a dance room, complete with hardwood floor with underfloor heating.
The other solution is to lift the tiles and install underfloor heating, this is pretty straight forward nowadays.
The Edwardian building retains many of its original charming features, and is immaculately presented throughout with bespoke solid oak woodwork and underfloor heating.
NORTEK says there can be no doubt about it--radiant tube is the acknowledged leader when it comes to heating large multi-use sports halls, whichever way you look at it--comfort levels, economy, ease of maintenance, safety--overhead radiant systems are so far ahead of the competition that they can't see it for dust and the company says why, then does anyone consider specifying underfloor heating for sports halls?