What are the Benefits of Underfloor Heating?
Underfloor heating is a highly innovative and cost-effective heating solution for many homes and businesses. Although many homeowners and business owners have more than likely heard about underfloor heating - they often do not know about the wide range of benefits that underfloor heating provides.
This article talks everything about underfloor heating. We take a look at the features of hydronic underfloor heating as well as how you can benefit from choosing to install underfloor heating in your home or business. If you have a question about underfloor heating or want to find out more information, get in touch today!
How Does an Underfloor Heating System Work?
A hydronic or water-based system operates via a number of pipes that run through the floor. These pipes dispense heated water which in turn starts to heat the room when in operation. The installation of an underfloor heating system along with liquid floor screed makes the system more efficient compared to other materials. As heat air rises, your underfloor heating system will heat the room evenly to make your room the perfect temperature every time.
How Does Underfloor Heating Compare to Traditional Heating?
Underfloor heating offers a wide range of benefits, especially when compared to traditional heating methods. The fact that underfloor heating runs at lower temperatures allows for users of the system to enjoy a reduction in energy bills as well as allows for the removal of bulky radiators. This is highly beneficial for modern homes and businesses and users of many different rooms in a property or business will benefit from even heat distribution.
Can Anyone Install Underfloor Heating?
We do not install underfloor heating systems however we provide bespoke underfloor heating systems for heating professionals and DIY installers alike. With the correct installation of underfloor heating - little to no maintenance is required for the system after installation. This is why it’s important to arrange for professional installation if you are unsure about the installation process.
Your design and quotation is unique - we calculate the heating and ventilation requirements of each room, to build a system that is perfect for you.
An expert will visit you and your project nationwide, to answer your questions and ensure our design meets all your requirements - before you order.
We don't install - our systems are designed for you or your builder to fit, using detailed plans showing pipes and ducting across your building.
Installing Underfloor Heating in New-Build Projects
Underfloor heating offers a wide range of health benefits as well as is a more environmentally friendly heating option compared to other methods. This results in a fast increasing amount of new build projects opting to install underfloor heating as the main heating system. The ease of integration within the construction of new homes makes underfloor heating the perfect choice for new-build properties. Underfloor heating can also be installed with liquid floor screed which has a wide range of benefits in terms of thermal efficiency and ease of use on-site.
Can I Install Underfloor Heating in an Existing Building?
Although an underfloor heating system is a perfect match for new-build property, seamless integration is guaranteed for existing buildings! When installing underfloor heating, liquid floor screed is highly recommended when installing in an existing building. This allows you to level the floor and install a material that increases the thermal efficiency of the underfloor heating system. There’s also a wide range of excellent finishes available which can be added after the system is installed and the screed has dried.
If you have a question about underfloor heating or want to find out more information, get in touch today!