Solar air heated floor / Discussions

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

...solar 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 ...

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

Can I see details about the heating and domestic hot water systems of the Edelweiss house?

...floor is heated with an electric boiler , it is a separate system than the heat pump . The intention of the heated floor is primary to ensure comfort and happy ...

Posted by August Wehrmann March 10, 2019, 9:26 a.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 3 Responses

What heating system to use in my new detached garage/shop?

...solar gain with that window section and the concrete slab. But I want to have a radiant floor and I am not sure what to install. I can go with hydronic floor or...

Posted by David Perreault Dec. 4, 2020, 10:23 a.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 0 Responses

With an ICF built frost wall can you install electric wire in floor heat cables and cork flooring?

...floor at and the type of flooring . A well-insulated house won’t need to run a floor as hot as a poorly-insulated house, this can affect how the flooring reacts...

Posted by C Whitby Aug. 7, 2020, 6:43 p.m. Flooring and stairs 3 Responses

Air source heat pumps: Which brand has the best performance?

...solar air heated floor to provide most of the heat, and we included a ductless heat pump on the second floor. We used the CS11M model from Direct Air. Both of t...

Posted by Mike Brigham Jan. 22, 2020, 9:25 a.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses

What options are there for pre fab Passive House kit designs?

...solar air heated slab as well, so if you're looking to knock it out of the park on passive and active solar heating, check out our solar air heated slab on grad...

Posted by Kim MacKay Dec. 27, 2019, 3:12 p.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses

Can you help with passive solar greenhouse exterior wall details?

...solar air heated floor , it’s not fully ‘passive’ as it requires a solar air heating panel , but that only requires a fan which can be run that off a very small...

Posted by Rick Carter Aug. 11, 2020, 8:06 a.m. Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums 1 Responses

How do you choose between a basement or slab on grade?

...solar air floor as your basement floor? Any advice would be greatly appreciated, thanks so much! We prefer a slab on grade over a basement for a bunch of re...

Posted by A. Delmas May 21, 2020, 8:59 p.m. Foundation choices 1 Responses

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

...airtight envelope, so it doesn't require a lot of heating and cooling in the first place. It is also fairly open, and it has hydronic radiant floors for backup ...

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

Can you elevate a slab on grade foundation?

...solar homes , where you can see how we raised the level of the slab with clean compactible fill, exactly as you would need to do. You could go with a footing ...

Posted by Raoul Lions July 27, 2019, 2:47 p.m. Slab on Grade 4 Responses

Should I build a basement or slab on grade?

...floor in case you go that route. Here is another page that may be of value - Legalett slab on grade kits with air heated radiant floors - They distribute acro...

Posted by robert baker March 27, 2020, 6:54 p.m. New foundations and slab-on-grade 9 Responses

How do you finish the exterior of slab on grade?

...air-heated radiant floor where most of the heat is provided by solar air heating panels . It is much easier to finish the exterior of an EPS foam foundation kit...

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

What is the best heating system to upgrade a 100 year old building?

...heated with what I think you could call 2 massive industrial hot air blowers, alongside a small number of electric wall heaters. The whole system is known to be...

Posted by Rachel Codd Oct. 25, 2021, 3:52 p.m. Heating and cooling 3 Responses

How well do Legalett slab on grade floor forms work?

...solar 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 ...

Posted by Steve Sykes Aug. 18, 2019, 3:21 p.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses

Can you jack up a cottage and build a slab on grade underneath it?

...air heated floors is Legalett , the serve most of North America and certainly Quebec, they designed our solar air heated floor for our last LEED Platinum demo h...

Posted by William Rae June 6, 2021, 12:23 p.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses

Where do I start to build a small, affordable, low-maintenance house?

...Solar Radiant Heated Floor Kit - Slab on Grade for LEED, Passive, ZNE Wood Pellet stoves that don't need electricity How to build a solar air heating panel ...

Posted by Ocean-Lynn Georgelin Oct. 22, 2019, 11:40 p.m. Concept and design 2 Responses

What is the right amount of insulation for a house?

...solar-air heated floor built from a kit product that has continuous insulation underneath. There are times when insulation below the footings gets omitted, that...

Posted by Ryan Gerbrandt Feb. 11, 2019, 9:57 a.m. Passive solar home design 4 Responses

What are the foundation options for a prefab house?

...Solar air heated slab on grade time lapse install video That slab has air tubes instead of hydronic and it is a raft slab on grade, meaning there is no footin...

Posted by Richard Bowie Nov. 20, 2020, 3:40 p.m. Foundations and Basements 2 Responses