Heated floors / Discussions

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

...heated radiant floors and have a few questions: What is the cfm on such a system (per loop or run)? What temp is run through the system? Are there any other p...

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?

...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 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

Does hydronic radiant cooling work?

...floors as a starting place - Radiant floor heat - Air heated, electric of hydronic, which is best? Even in the appropriate climate it is a fairly complicate...

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

How do you build an air heated concrete slab?

...floors. I expect this will produce enough heat to keep the house comfortable with out any gas or electric heating. The plan is to prevent the sun entering in th...

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?

...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 elec...

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

...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

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

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

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

...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 . Reall...

Posted by Gamog Cladhaire April 29, 2021, 9:06 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 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 flooring options work with a passive solar design?

...heated floors perform best when there is nothing to slow the transfer of heat, like wood or cork flooring , but again, the effects aren’t so pronounced that you...

Posted by Christopher Dunn Feb. 23, 2020, 11:50 a.m. Passive solar home design 1 Responses

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

...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 video...

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

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

...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 availa...

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

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

...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 a c...

Posted by Mike Molloy Nov. 7, 2019, 8:44 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Can you install electric wire in floor heat cables and cork flooring?

...floors such as Maple, Birch, Oak, and you can find Cork engineered floors as well. doesn't flooring on top of slab reduce passive solar heat absorbtion?

Posted by C Whitby Aug. 7, 2020, 6:43 p.m. Flooring and stairs 2 Responses

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

...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 addi...

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