In our rush to convert from incandescent to LED, nobody has included the cost of replacing heat generated from incandescent bulbs to the lower heat given off by LED lights. What is good for Australia (getting rid of heat), is not as desirable as in Canada (wanting more heat). The heat loss between the two lighting options must be made up by some other electric heat option, i.e. baseboard heating, electric forces air furnace.
What is the most comfortable heating system for a home?
Posted by Catharine Jans Dec. 11, 2017 Heating with electricity 1 response
What is the best underfloor insulation type for radiant floor heat?
Posted by David Irwin July 12, 2020 Heating and cooling 1 response
What is better for a small slab on grade foundation: water (glycol) or electrical radiant heat?
Posted by Mark Dixon July 7, 2020 Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 3 responses
What is the best brand for ductless mini-split HVAC system?
Posted by Babak K July 12, 2020 Heating and cooling 2 responses
What is the best type of radiant floor heating for a garage?
Posted by J.F. March 24, 2017 Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 1 response
What is the best heat pump hot water heater for an all electric house?
Posted by Babak K Aug. 1, 2020 Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 response
What is the best way to make a row house in Montreal Quebec more energy efficient?
Posted by Elizabeth Brown Feb. 26, 2019 Wall assemblies - renovation 3 responses
We are looking to build a slab on grade, do we need radiant heat?
Posted by Scott Self Sept. 21, 2020 Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 2 responses
Should I use an air source heat pump in a Passive House?
Posted by Iain cunningham March 27, 2019 Heating and cooling 1 response
What infloor radiant heating would you use in a corewood home design?
Posted by John Yoho Feb. 6, 2020 Wall assemblies - new construction 1 response
What is the best way to do a radiant floor in an off grid house?
Posted by Julien Comtois Oct. 2, 2021 Heating and cooling 6 responses
Should I replace my geothermal system with a gas boiler?
Posted by Lawrence Brusnyk Oct. 31, 2018 Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 response
What is the best heating system for new home build?
Posted by Maureen Thompson Oct. 28, 2021 Heating and cooling 5 responses
What flooring options work with a passive solar design?
Posted by Christopher Dunn Feb. 23, 2020 Passive solar home design 1 response
What are the options for radiant heat with a slab on grade?
Posted by August Wehrmann Feb. 3, 2019 Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 1 response
Can hydronic radiant heating be a complete heating solution for a home?
Posted by Jeremy Peters Dec. 16, 2019 Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 3 responses
What is the optimal setup for mechanical systems for slab on grade?
Posted by Dave Nuttall July 6, 2019 Mechanical systems 1 response
What are the most cost-effective green building strategies in new home construction?
Posted by M T Nov. 4, 2019 Concept and design 3 responses
What is the best heating and cooling system for a slab on grade home?
Posted by Matthew Gioia July 7, 2020 Heating and cooling 4 responses