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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

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 Hi Jennifer We generally recommend people c...

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

hydronic radiant cooling

Has hydronic radiant cooling advanced enough to be a viable, cost effective option for an average 2300 sq ft residential house? Hi Dean, Hydronic radiant coo...

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 Anonymous March 24, 2017, 11:14 a.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 1 Responses

Looking for great reasonably priced way to heat an off grid home

...heated slab floors Off-grid heating solutions Passive solar home design Choosing the right wood stove Off-grid living blog: heating systems

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

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

...floors for backup heating, so a ductless mini-split heat pump is sufficient. It also depends on what you call comfortable - if you want to bring the temperature...

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

Would you recommend Legalett over water or gel 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

How much insulation if any 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

How do you finish the exterior of slab on grade?

...heated floors as well. https://www.ecohome.net/guides/2217/slab-on-grade-prefab-form-kits/

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

Slab-on-grade instead of Pressure treated wood foundation

Allergic to chemically treated wood, CODE requires PWF on concreted slab before house can be built Hi Margot, Where are you building where code says such a t...

Posted by Margot Simonot May 20, 2019, midnight Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Alternative radiant heating systems for 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

Considering a slab on grade vs a basement

We are in the planning stages of designing a new home to be built to passive house standards, although not interested in certifying it. We are trying to decide...

Posted by Shaun B April 2, 2019, 6:35 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses

Current info and references for Legalett Air Heated Shallow Foundation system

...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
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