I am looking to install a heat pump ,HRV, Radiant heat in the slab and a wood stove. do I need all this or can I do it wish just the heat pump? Or can you advise me on a better system to install? I'm building 2 bungalows about 1350 square feet (120m2) on a polished slab.
- Mechanical systems
- Heating and cooling
- Radiant floor
- Heat pump
- Passive house
- Air source,
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