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Air-heated radiant concrete floor
Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized

Air-heated radiant floors

...hydronic heaters. Insulating air tubes near the heater box output to better distribute heat © Ecohome Can radiant floor heat...

Solar Radiant Heated Floor Slab Kit
Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized

Solar heated radiant floor with radiant heated hot water for a site with problem soil - expansive clay

...heated with air rather than liquid. There are many advantages to air-heated radiant floors over hydronic radiant floors , but none greater than the ability to i...

Electric Heaters - is heating with electric an eco-friendly option?
Heating with electricity

Heating with electricity

...heat. Radiant in-floor heat can also be achieved through hydronic heating systems , which when heating with water from an electric boiler again offers the same ...

Slab-on-grade for Ecohome's upcoming video building guide
Passive solar home design

how to build a slab-on-grade on standard soil

...Radiant floor hydronic tubing Uponor also provided us with tubing for a radiant floor , complete with a floor plan layout for 10 individual zones, so the temp...

Prefab frost-protected shallow foundation insulated form kit
Slab on Grade

Raft slabs - How to build Insulated Frost Protected shallow foundations (FPSF) on problem soils

...heat security in the event of a power outage, by slowly releasing its heat over the course of days. Raft slabs can be heated with hydronic systems (liquid) or a...

Heating an off-grid home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

OFF GRID LIVING BLOG, PART 4: Off-grid heating systems - lessons learned from our off grid home

...Radiant floor boiler © Craig Anderson We installed a hydronic heating system powered by a propane fired boiler (a Trinity LX150). The system has a hea...

Radiant floor tube installation
Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized

DIY radiant floor tubing installation video

...heat throughout the house. You can find out more about Ecohome's LEED V4 Platinum Edelweiss House , Radiant floors , slab on grade construction step by step ,...

Hydronic heating system
Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized

Hydronic heating

...heating, hydronic systems are ultimately still using electricity to generate heat, so all the same environmental realities apply. Heating the liquid in a hydron...

Solar thermal collectors

Product of the month: Solar water heater with overheating protection

...heating, swimming pool heating, or in conjunction with hydronic radiant heaters or radiant floors. The percentage of your heating demand that a collector will p...

Step by step guide for slab-on-grade home construction
Slab on Grade

Slab-on-grade construction: the ecoHOME A to Z Slab building guide

...RADIANT HEAT TUBING INSTALLATION IN SLAB ON GRADE: It is at this point that you would install tubing for hydronic (water) radiant floors or air heated radiant...

Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum certified home - The Edelweiss House
LEED Homes

Canada's first LEED V4 Platinum house - An EcoHome project checklist

...heat release. To make certain that the eco-friendly polished sealed concrete floor never feels cold underfoot, there is a 10-zone hydronic radiant-floor heating...