Radiant Floor Heating Systems
Radiant heat doesn’t require forced air to warm your home. There are several different options, including steam radiators and electric, sub-floor systems. Because of the amount of energy used, electric units aren’t practical for a whole home. Hydronic radiant heating systems provide a comfortable, convenient solution.
Hydronic radiant floor heat comes from tubing filled with thermal liquid. The liquid is heated and then circulates through the home, creating universal warmth. Because air isn’t used to circulate the heat, drafts don’t have the same impact.
Radiant heat — whether provided by a floor system or old-fashioned radiator units — takes advantage of HVAC zoning. Every room in your home can be set to its own temperature.
These heating systems are also best for those who suffer from asthma and allergies. Without forced air blowing contaminants (and cold germs) throughout the house, you’ll have an easier time breathing.