Air heated floors / Discussions

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

...air-heated floors gives an overview of all three types of radiant floor heating systems – A comeback for radiant floors heated with air tubes Installing an ...

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

What is the best way to heat an off grid home?

...heated air panels feeding air tubes in the slab floor. Solar air heating panels are a lot less hassle and risk than solar water heating panels, and a lot more a...

Posted by Michelle Nason Aug. 8, 2018, 1:48 p.m. Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing 3 Responses

Does hydronic radiant cooling work?

...air to condense and put you at risk of mold and mildew forming. Even in the appropriate climate it is a fairly complicated system and needs to be carefully de...

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

What is the best type of radiant floor heating for a garage?

...Heated floors can be done with electric wires, hydronic tubes, but there is also one company that installs air-heated tubes , powered either by electricity or g...

Posted by J.F. March 24, 2017, 11:14 a.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 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

What flooring options work with a passive solar design?

...heated, due to the reduced conductivity of heat between your feet and the floor. Our latest demonstration house is a prefab kit house seated on a solar air he...

Posted by Christopher Dunn Feb. 23, 2020, 11:50 a.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

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

Can you install tubing under a slab on grade foundation to extract heat in winter?

Can tubing for a ground source heat pump be put under an iso-slab slab on grade foundation to extract winter heat We generally recommend people check with an e...

Posted by Jennifer Cole Aug. 28, 2019, 11:34 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

What is the best way to build a slab on grade on bedrock?

I watched your videos with much interest but wasn't sure about the "trench" type perimeter "grade beam" in terms of supporting the house structure, and the fac...

Posted by peter owen Oct. 31, 2019, 3:33 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

How much insulation should I install underneath my concrete slab in my basement?

...floors you can see that much more heat is contained by the insulation. Also worth noting is the light red colour of the uninsulated floor which indicates a cool...

Posted by Scott Antonation Sept. 27, 2019, 1:06 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses

Can you replace an old slab foundation with an air heated slab?

...air heated radiant floors is intended for new home construction, though you could raise a house and build a basement with one. So – on the off chance you have...

Posted by Mike Molloy Nov. 7, 2019, 8:44 p.m. Slab on Grade 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

Should I use an air source heat pump in a Passive House?

...floors heated with air tubes Choosing the Best Wood-Burning Stove or Fireplace Heat pumps - what they are and how they work

Posted by Iain cunningham March 27, 2019, 9:31 p.m. Heating and cooling 1 Responses

What is the best type of heating system?

...heated with natural gas , 25% with electricity . In Canada, 47% of homes are heated with natural gas, and 37% are heated with electricity. The rest are a mix of...

Posted by Jennifer Doll Jan. 20, 2020, 11:59 p.m. Heating and cooling 3 Responses

How do you finish the exterior of slab on grade?

...air-heated radiant floor where most of the heat is provided by solar air heating panels . It is also a slab-on-grade but the entire problem of exterior finishin...

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

How well do Legalett slab on grades work?

...heated floor). 4) Is there any reason you can think of why the County of Prince Edward would have any issues with issuing a permit for, inspecting, and issuin...

Posted by Steve Sykes Aug. 18, 2019, 3:21 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

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

...floors, as are other products, but to answer your slab question, I wouldn’t be using it in basements . You simply need to embed tubing directly in the concrete,...

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