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Can you install tubing under a slab on grade foundation to extract heat in winter?

...heat pump be put under an iso-slab slab on grade foundation to extract winter heat Hi Jennifer We generally recommend people check with an engineer for any su...

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

Should I be considering 66 or 80 gallon heat pump water heater?

...heater to heat domestic and pex infloor heat in my home. I have 3200 square feet on main level and 2600 square feet on second level. Hi Greg I would say that ...

Posted by Greg Anderson Dec. 19, 2018, 5:44 p.m. Plumbing and water heaters 1 Responses

hydronic radiant cooling

...heat wave (at least on the main floor) without the need for artificial cooling, as the concrete absorbs the ambient heat from the home. That and even a small lo...

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

Could solar thermal air system be coupled to existing HRV for heating the incoming fresh air?

...heat loss of the exhausting air to prevent moisture issues causing mold. The home also had tubing installed in basement concrete floor for future infloor heatin...

Posted by Brian Billings March 21, 2019, 2:53 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 1 Responses

Should I replace my geothermal system with a gas boiler?

...infloor heat in the basement and forced air heat on the main floor. I met with the plumber and the heating guys 2 days ago and have been trying to sort out wh...

Posted by Lawrence Brusnyk Oct. 31, 2018, 8:07 p.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses

Slab-on-grade instead of Pressure treated wood foundation

...heating tubes, mesh and rebar of course) but not wood. A wooden structure would sit on top, above grade where it can dry properly. If you are chemically sensi...

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

How much insulation if any should I install underneath my concrete slab in my basement

...heat transferred to the ground that will be about 5 or 6 °C. I have only ever heard from one Canadian with an uninsulated radiant heated slab floor and his he...

Posted by Scott Antonation Sept. 27, 2019, 1:06 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses
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