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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... 6/the-radiant-heat-experiment/ I have hydronic radiant floor heat throughout my home... 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... subfloor heating. If the warranty doesn't cover radiant heating... then... yes, you're..."
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..."
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
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... original radiant heating still works and is absolutely fantastic. It heats the entire... rain. Heated bathroom floors is a nessecity here. We also have heated floors in the..."
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..."
Insulation Basics: Heat, R-Value and the Building Envelope
Learn how heat moves through a home and the materials that can stop it, to make sure your insulation is as effective as you think
"n how heat moves through a home and the materials that can stop it, to make sure... reduce your heating and cooling bills. In new construction, investing in the insulation... basics of heat flow and how insulation factors in.... say heat rises (as an example of convection) when in fact hot air rises not heat as... will lose heat 24 hrs a day in the winter - even when they are gaining! Radiant gain... harder to heat and will actually suck the heat out of the interior where you want it..."
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..."
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..."
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..."
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... home's radiant heating system. "The blend of the old and new is typical when we work... The radiant heating system allows for a temperature-controlled environment without..."
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..."
12 Ways to Warm Up Your Bath
"out with radiant floor heating and a built-in fireplace. Take a look at some of these... underfloor heating is my impossible dream... You can get the mats that just lie on top... floor heating thing (my only regret about our recent reno) but did install a Panasonic... on the heating unit on a cold morning is almost as nice as warm toes! Within two... underfoot. 12. Heat lamp. Install these over the area where you dry off.How will you warming..."
Lovely Little Luxuries: Pamper Yourself With Towel Warmers
Heat your robes, dry delicates and wet mittens — with these warmers around, toasty treats go beyond just towels
"Heat your robes, dry delicates and wet mittens — with these warmers around, toasty... run on radiant heat, that way you can heat your bathroom as well as your towels. An... ran by radiant heat and towel warmers are common place. Naturally I tried bringing... allowing for radiant heat to be the most economical. The downside is the installation. When... central heating so when there's an active fire in the stove we have heated towel warmers;..."
5 Hot Tips for Home Saunas
Bask in your very own heated haven, indoors or out. This overview will get you off to a glowing start
"very own heated haven, indoors or out. This overview will get you off to a glowing start... wooden heat chamber right in your house might seem too tempting to resist. Of course... the high heat levels of dry/wet saunas but the low heat levels of the IR saunas seem... having radiant heat coming from all sides. I chose poplar wood rather than the usual... outlet. IR heat works really well, takes 10 or 15 minutes to get up to temp, but once..."