Air heated floor / Discussions

4" air pipe quality for air heated floor?

...air-heated floor for our recent demo house and did a time-lapse install video here - Solar Radiant Heated Floor Kit - Slab on Grade for LEED, Passive, ZNE L...

Posted by Israel Sword March 28, 2020, 6:26 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Can you do an update on Ecohome’s new demo house?

...heated air generated from the Solar Air Panels is not needed during the summer months to warm the cement floor slab, the heated air is diverted to an air/water ...

Posted by dean c Oct. 16, 2019, 2:04 a.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

Can a solar thermal air system be coupled to an HRV for heating incoming fresh air?

...heated air system which would collect heat for the fresh air side of the HVR and on the system's interior air flow after the "heat transfer" box. I also would...

Posted by Brian Billings March 21, 2019, 2:53 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 1 Responses

Are there any updates on the progress of the second demonstration house?

...air tube floor heating system. The house is still under construction and not expected to be finished for a couple more months. There have been Legalett air-heat...

Posted by dean c April 30, 2019, 7:58 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 2 Responses

Does hydronic radiant cooling work?

...floor for radiant heat, and cool the air in your house instead as is typically done. Keep in mind, that a slab-on-grade floor offers a lot of thermal mass ins...

Posted by dean c April 30, 2019, 8:01 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 1 Responses

Can I see details about the heating and domestic hot water systems of the Edelweiss house?

...floor is heated with an electric boiler , it is a separate system than the heat pump . The intention of the heated floor is primary to ensure comfort and happy ...

Posted by August Wehrmann March 10, 2019, 9:26 a.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses

What is the Kenogami House heating system?

...floor heated with air tubes rather than hydronic, and those tubes will be fed with air warmed by a solar air-heating panel, so we are using the floor as a therm...

Posted by dean c March 22, 2019, 3:46 p.m. Passive solar home design 1 Responses

Slab on Grade for House in Grand Rapids MI - Can I get Prefab form kits & Assistance easily?

...air radiant heat system, would be about 1000 square feet. There is only one manufacturer of slab on grade form kits with air heated floors that we know of, the ...

Posted by Greg Hooks Nov. 20, 2019, 3:35 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Do I need to insulate under the footings of a frost protected shallow foundation?

...air freeze index), how much insulation encases the slab, the soil conditions, and whether or not the slab will be heated. The best way to ensure that a FPSF (Fr...

Posted by Jon Piana April 15, 2019, 8:45 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Can I use a solar thermal water heater to heat my pool in the summer and the floor of the garage that I am going to build?

...air heated radiant floor that we just built for our new demonstration house. it would be easier I think to provide solar heat to an air heated floor than hydron...

Posted by Bill Loucks Oct. 5, 2019, 9:48 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 1 Responses

What are the options for radiant heat with a slab on grade?

...heated liquid through tubes in a floor, the floor warms up. There can be some minor variances in the comfort they deliver based on a few design considerations, ...

Posted by August Wehrmann Feb. 3, 2019, 6:52 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 1 Responses

How do you insulate a crawlspace?

...air will also rise into the conditioned living space above. Rather than inviting in new humid air in a crawlspace with ventilation hatches, you’d be better keep...

Posted by Drew Weistend Nov. 14, 2017, 9:22 a.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses

What Should You Look For When Buying a Slab on Grade Home?

...heated. If it isn't then I personally wouldn’t even consider it because it will be very uncomfortable, and if it is heated but the bills are sky high then I wou...

Posted by Mike Molloy Nov. 6, 2019, 7:29 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

What infloor radiant heating would you use in a corewood home design?

...floor heating powered by air tubes heated with air solar panels Installing a hydronic radiant floor system in a slab-on-grade floor The air heated floor may...

Posted by John Yoho Feb. 6, 2020, 10:59 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

Would you recommend Legalett over water radiant floor heat for a backyard studio in Toronto?

...air-heated floor, below is a link to an installation video as well as a few other resources on slabs. Legalett Solar Air Heated Slab on Grade installation v...

Posted by Christine Pountney May 2, 2019, 1:22 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 1 Responses

We want to build a solarium in Ontario, what do you think of heating it with a radiant floor and wood stove?

...floor is a great idea, Have a look here at our air heated radiant floor page, this design has a lot of thermal mass which would be great for balancing heat. The...

Posted by Deanna Tortolo Feb. 18, 2020, 10:51 p.m. Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums 1 Responses

How do you finish the exterior of slab on grade?

...floor/ As a point of interest, earlier this week we just broke ground on our next demonstration house that will have an air-heated radiant floor where most of...

Posted by Dave Derouin Oct. 18, 2018, 1:45 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

What options are there for pre fab Passive House kit designs?

...air heated slab as well, so if you're looking to knock it out of the park on passive and active solar heating, check out our solar air heated slab on grade vide...

Posted by Kim MacKay Dec. 27, 2019, 3:12 p.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses