Hydronic underfloor heating is an energy-efficient and sustainable heating solution and provides your home with comfortable warmth through the winter months.
Hydronic floor heating is a great option for large, open entertaining areas. This system is an attractive and often requested upgrade for a wide range of applications, especially when paired with an efficient condensing natural gas boiler. It works well under several floor surfaces including marble, stone, slate, carpet, timber and a varieties of tiles.
Hydronic floor heating considerably reduces the amount of traveling dust particles that are usually stirred by air duct heating systems. This is a great relief to allergy and asthma sufferers.
Although hydronic floor heating upfront costs tend to be higher than electric systems, it is still very economical to run compare to other traditional heating systems.
Hydronic underfloor heating systems require a certain level of maintenance over the years. For example boilers require regular servicing and may need to be replaced after 10 years of use. However, our piping systems have a best-in-class warranty of 25 years!
SUITABLE FLOOR COVERINGS
Hydronic floor heating is a great option for large, open entertaining areas. It works well under cold floor coverings such as marble, stone, slate, polished concrete and all varieties of tiles. It may also be used under carpet and timber floors, although we recommend inquiring with the carpet and timber manufacturers before the installation.
HYDRONIC UNDER FLOOR HEATING APPLICATIONS
Hydronic underfloor heating is ideal for areas with surfaces over 60m2. Lounges and open plan concepts are perfect for hydronic underfloor heating. Hydronic floor heating is installed in the following systems: in-screed or in-slab for various hard type flooring like tile and concrete and diffusion plates for under battened timber floors.
Whether you are contemplating a renovation or including hydronic underfloor heating for your new home, below is a guide that will help to determine your ideal installation for your floor covering type.
|Building Type||Floor Construction||Floor Covering||Underfloor Heating Type|
|Electric (Heating Cables)||Hydronic (heating pipes)|
|New Floor Construction||Slab||Tiles||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||✗|
|Existing Floor Structure||Slab||Tiles||✗||✔||✔||✗||✔||✗|
× = not appropriate
√ = appropriate
* The space in between the battens needs to be filled with screed
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