Air heated floors / Discussions

What is the CFM and operating temperature on air heated radiant floors?

...air heated radiant floors with electric or water coils . The air flow would be between 450-650CFM for each heater (750-1100m3/hr), the large heater is 8 loops b...

Posted by martin skibba Feb. 28, 2021, 11:49 a.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 5 Responses

Why are Legalett air heated floors better than electric mats?

...air heated foundation system better than radiant heat mats which are electric and nothing is wasted heating the air

Posted by tony wolff Dec. 17, 2020, 9:28 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 0 Responses

Can I use a Legalett slab in Florida if I don't want floor heat?

...heated floors that would work better? A Legalett raft slab has an optional air heated radiant floor , but it is not necessary. They are installed in all climate...

Posted by Harry Dickinson March 25, 2021, 10:21 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

How do you build an air heated concrete slab?

...air space and the tile? Does it make a difference if the bulk of the concrete (thermal) mass is below the airspace or between the airspace and the tile? Thanks ...

Posted by Matt Wisniewski Dec. 27, 2020, 6:27 p.m. Passive solar home design 0 Responses

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

How much for a 1200 square foot house will it cost me to finish the slab

...air heated floors and you can contact them through there. If that's not what you mean let us know but I can't think of any other system you'd be referring to. ...

Posted by Walter Hale Oct. 1, 2020, 7:20 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Can you leave a Legalett slab in winter in Canada without the heat on?

...air heated radiant floors to hydronic , we’ve done both and much prefer air heated, you can see our time lapse air heated slab on grade install video here . R...

Posted by Gamog Cladhaire April 29, 2021, 9:06 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 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

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

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 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

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

...air heated radiant floors or hydronic stands out as clearly cheaper to install or operate than the other, the advantages to an air heated floor is a more even d...

Posted by Scott Self Sept. 21, 2020, 10:34 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 2 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

Is solar air heating for a floor as efficient as solar hydronic?

...air heated floors or hydronic (liquid) radiant floors, at least when they are heated with the same fuel. Meaning – a boiler heating water that is circulated thr...

Posted by Ryan Johnson Dec. 7, 2020, 9:02 a.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 2 Responses

Does hydronic radiant cooling work?

...air to condense and put you at risk of mold and mildew forming. Here is a our page all about radiant floors as a starting place - Radiant floor heat - Air hea...

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

Is hydronic slab heat appropriate in a super insulated home?

...air heated floors . There is not as much heat in air so it doesn’t over shoot as much, and the entire system is embedded in the floor so there would be no ‘boil...

Posted by Andrew Wright Feb. 3, 2021, 3:26 p.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