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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Which radiant floor heat is best?

...heated floors or electric mats are effectively the same in efficiency. The differences are subtle, but in the case of the air heated floors, the heater is in ...

Posted by tony wolff Dec. 25, 2020, 1:22 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 3 Responses

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

...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 through...

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

Is hydronic slab heat appropriate in a super insulated home?

...floors. How did you execute in floor heat on the Kenogami house and keep it from overheating? PS- I don't expect toasty warm floors, just not chilly floors. T...

Posted by Andrew Wright Feb. 3, 2021, 3:26 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 1 Responses

Slab on Grade for House in Grand Rapids MI - Can I get Prefab form kits & Assistance easily?

...heated floors that we know of, the company is Legalett, they distribute in Canada and the US. If you provide them with final building plans and structural detai...

Posted by Greg Hooks Nov. 20, 2019, 3:35 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

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