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828 electric radiant heating Ideabooks
Is Radiant Heating or Cooling Right for You?
Questions to ask before you go for one of these temperature systems in your floors or walls (yes, walls)
"ith a radiant heating or cooling system, the goal is to make the temperature of a... think of radiant heating systems, we think of them for floors, sometimes called underfloor... underfloor heating or in-slab heating. But the principle can be applied to any surface:... forms of heated floors and walls, with either water or smoke acting as the vehicle for... transporting heat or coolness from room to room through hidden pipes. In the realm of modern..."
How to Add a Radiant Heat System
Enjoy comfy, consistent temperatures and maybe even energy savings with hydronic heating and cooling
"adding radiant heating or cooling to your house. Unless you have particular renovation... preferred over electric for whole-house projects.... 6/the-radiant-heat-experiment/ I have hydronic radiant floor heat throughout my home... to do electric radiant heat (the contractor calls it an electric mat) under the tile... to add radiant heating just so they can say they have radiant heating. As if checking... floors with radiant heating. Engineered hardwood are the worst option for radiant floors..."
Floors Warm Up to Radiant Heat
Toasty toes and money saved are just two benefits of radiant heat under your concrete, wood or tile floors
"benefits of radiant heat under your concrete, wood or tile floors... energy to heat it before moving it inside — radiant heating uses a warm surface to transfer... consider radiant heating. On a cold, rainy day, there's nothing that feels better upon... floor heated by a radiant in-floor system. Rather than rely on inefficient forced-air... so a heated floor soon means a heated room. In general, there are two types of..."
Warm Up Your Bathroom With Heated Floors
"Heated bathroom flooring is not only a good investment, it’s a really nice feature... Ortega, a heated-flooring expert at Siles Remodeling, about what homeowners need to know... yours-radiant-heating They have radiant panels, radiant mirrors, towel warmers and... with electric floors. Taureg, Typically, with electric floor heat, the goal is not... original radiant heating still works and is absolutely fantastic. It heats the entire..."
Clean-Burning Woodstoves Ignite a Greener Heating Trend
No need to rely on oil or gas to heat your home — new woodstove designs burn cleanly and are beautiful to boot
"gas to heat your home — new woodstove designs burn cleanly and are beautiful to boot... woodstove to heat your house, from installation and aesthetics to long-term costs and efficiency... ways of heating a house, and the heat is a long-lasting radiant heat. Passive solar... do they heat? Seriously. My father had wood-only heating in his house for a number... since it's radiant heat and only one fire is needed a day so much less shlepping around..."
5 Steps to Improve Your Heating System Now
Increase your heater's efficiency and safety for lower energy bills and greater peace of mind this winter
"you: Your heating system needs your attention now. A few simple steps in the fall will... "setting" for radiant or "hot water heat". You cannot "set back" your radiant system 10... system (heat pump or GSHP) you could be spending more trying to "spot" heat your home... "watt" of heat out. Ground source heat pumps http://www.trane.com/residential/produ... source heat pumps are getting very close to that range!! Why not heat your whole home..."
Kitchen of the Week: Drab and Dysfunctional to Radiant in Minnesota
Clunky storage and lackluster floors get nixed in favor of open shelves, plaid vinyl and an effective kitchen work triangle
Houzz Tour: Zero-Energy Renovated Victorian in San Francisco
A 1904 home that's entirely energy efficient? Yes, courtesy of solar panels, radiant heating and water reclamation
"panels, radiant heating and water reclamation... panels, radiant heating, water reclamation and an organic garden all combine in an... the radiant heating, but they will profit from the "green tax credit". Anyways... able to heat 2500SF of living area. The owners will end up paying for gas to run the... couple's two electric cars. The radiant heating system allows for a temperature-controlled... iency electric water heater from General Electric. It's a hybrid pump that's a relatively..."
Warming your Home: Stylish Heating Options
"types of heat in the home. I think there are so many more options for home heating that... much but heat sources in the home have definitely been on my mind! My apartment has... solar heating panels for the building!) But some of them are small things that I... decorative heat vents? We offer many designs, sizes, and finishes.... great heating option that you never really see is radiant heating that's bulit into..."
Blow Past the Heat With an Outdoor Ceiling Fan
Drop some degrees on your porch or patio while boosting its style, with an energy-efficient ceiling fan
Houzz Tour: Innovative Home, Heated and Cooled by Design
"ability to heat itself in winter and cool itself in summer. To do this requires careful... "self-heating" -imagine how much less oil we would be importing if all our homes... buying the heating thing. We have a cottage; a basic A-frame with a prow that is all... and to heat/cool, and if there are plans to make this design more mainstream. If you're... keep the heat in at night. even triple panes have low R value(but high price), and there..."
Turn Up the Party Heat — the Sultry Decorating Secret
Give your home a warm and romantic vibe with candles at the entry, lined up along a wall, floating in martini glasses and more
"strings of electrical lights - excellent for fire prevention! I do love the look of real... as many electric lights as possible to let the candles do the greeting. Caution: Always... keep electric lighting to a minimum to keep everyone's eyes adjusted. In the coatroom... wall. An electric chandelier on a dimmer joins the spirit. Floating candles in martini..."
Easy Green: Cut Electricity Use With 15 Unplugged Home Devices
Crank up the energy savings, courtesy of household items that come into power the old-fashioned way: manually
"than the electrical or electronic version, which needs so many additional parts, like... of many electrical appliances at thrift stores & flea markets for lots less. I have... battery or electrical ones that just die quickly - I hate it! The battery operated shredder... more than electrical ones, are simple to use (can't imagine frozen margaritas in a hand... amount of electricity as my coffee maker. I agree that there are ridiculous prices on..."
A Chilly Massachusetts Bathroom Gets the Hotel-Spa Treatment
Luxurious details including a steam shower and radiant-heat flooring create a relaxing private master bathroom for a couple
"shower and radiant-heat flooring create a relaxing private master bathroom for a couple... floors have radiant heat and a new baseboard heating system. Meyers also replaced the drafty... holds heat better. There is also a European heated towel bar between the tub and... across the heated floors for a luxurious soak or a steam is a dream come true for the..."
Is It Curtains for Curtains? Smart Glass Eliminates Window Coverings
Windows can now control light and heat through electricity and high-tech formulations, making blinds and shades optional
"light and heat through electricity and high-tech formulations, making blinds and shades... block heat, light or glare. Smart glass is also sometimes called dynamic glass or... can cut heating and cooling costs, so you can theoretically recoup the added expense... lose the heat) and covered in the summer to reduce heat gain (but lose the light). Thanks... sun the heat that comes through windows is extremely high and as such that any furniture..."