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

We are looking to build a slab on grade, do we need radiant heat?

...air heated radiant floors or hydronic is really cheaper to install or operate than the other, the advantages to an air heated floor is a more even distribution ...

Posted by Scott Self Sept. 21, 2020, 10:34 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 1 Responses

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

...air-heated floors across Canada and the U.S. since the mid-70s, and even longer in Sweden where the company originated, so there is nothing new there; it's the ...

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

What is the best heating and cooling system for a slab on grade home?

...air heated floor from Legalett, they provide engineered slab on grade prefab kits with air heated radiant floors . We were really happy with it, and they are av...

Posted by Matthew Gioia July 7, 2020, 11:03 p.m. Heating and cooling 3 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

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 a slab on grade prefab form foundation kit to extract winter heat? We generally recommend people check wi...

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

How could I convert my hydronic gas heated floors to electric heated floors?

...heated floors, using propane gas as fuel. $400/ mth is killing me. Help, i have been told it can't be done . If you’re looking to convert your radiant floor fro...

Posted by Betty Potter-Collins June 7, 2020, 8:20 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 in slab on grade foundations , power...

Posted by J.F. March 24, 2017, 11:14 a.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 1 Responses

How do you choose between a basement or slab on grade?

...air heated floor we built could be a good solution for you as well, and they do ship across Canada and the US. Where are you located? And I think that system wo...

Posted by A. Delmas May 21, 2020, 8:59 p.m. Foundation choices 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 do you think of Legalett Wall Insulation?

...air heated floors as you mention, and the ThermalWall panels were a compliment to that, they were originally developed to improve the performance of ICF basemen...

Posted by Igal H Aug. 19, 2020, 3:52 p.m. Walls and Roofs 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

What is the optimal setup for mechanical systems for slab on grade?

...airtight envelope, so it doesn't require a lot of heating and cooling in the first place. It is also fairly open, and it has hydronic radiant floors for backup ...

Posted by Dave Nuttall July 6, 2019, 9:42 a.m. Mechanical systems 1 Responses

Should I build a basement or slab on grade?

...air heated radiant floors - They distribute across north America, we've built several of them, its the only way I'd do a slab now. Here is a time lapse Legale...

Posted by robert baker March 27, 2020, 6:54 p.m. New foundations and slab-on-grade 9 Responses

What is better for a small slab on grade foundation: water (glycol) or electrical radiant heat?

...air heated radiant floors , which is provided by a company called Legalett that distributes engineered slab on grade raft kits all across North America . As f...

Posted by Mark Dixon July 7, 2020, 2:56 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 3 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

What is the best type of home 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