Five Reasons to get a In Floor Heating System
Cold feet suck! One solution for cold feet is to add in-floor heating System to your home. Unfortunately, many homes have "cold spots" due to tile flooring and other factors. Any home can benefit from radiant floor heating. The best benefit of floor-heating systems is the ability to heat a room and floor consistently. Kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms and basements are some of the most common areas to heat. With in-floor heating, each room is heated in response to how it is being used and by the number of windows. The cost of a system can be substantial, but they do pay for themselves in savings by reducing your energy bills for the years to come.
There is two types of in-floor heating systems.
1. Electric radiant floors
This type of in-floor heating uses electric heating elements woven in a serpentine pattern to heat the floor. They heat up fast in as little as 30-60 minutes and can be controlled by the homeowner. You can also turn the heat off to keep costs down.
2. Hydronic radiant floors.
Hydronic radiant floor heating system uses hot water pumped through plastic tubing laid out in a pattern under the floor. The system requires a boiler, a pump and gas lines. You can also tap into a geothermal system as well. These heating systems are ideal for whole-house heating and recommended for new builds or properties that are undergoing significant renovations. Hydronic systems can take a bit longer to heat up.
Here are five reasons why you should consider in-floor heating
1. Energy Efficient Heating
Radiant heat gives an average saving of 15% on energy bills due to the efficient way that it warms a home. Virtually all of the heat that’s produced is retained in an in-floor heating system.
2. Uniform heating
The most significant benefit of in-floor heating systems is their capability to heat a room and floor uniformly.
3. Simple to use
Once the system is installed, it needs virtually no maintenance at all. Many in-floor systems have an excellent warranty for total peace of mind. Many systems can be automatically controlled with a Smart WiFi Thermostat that can be programmed to assure that the heating comes on at specific times.
4. No noise
Radiant in-floor heating systems are quiet. You won’t hear anything while they are running.
In-floor heating systems are used to warm the people and objects in the room directly, and they do not disturb any existing dust and allergens.
Choose Waterloo Energy Products
If you would like to find out how much it would cost to install an in-floor heating system in your home, please contact Waterloo Energy Products for an in-floor heating quote. Our sales team can give you a rough idea of the costs to run a system.
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