In-floor heating / Guides

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

DIY radiant floor tubing installation video

Here is our DIY video of how to lay down tubing for our radiant floor in the Edelweiss House. We have a 10 zone system, allowing floor temperatures in each r...

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

Hydronic heating

...heating systems facilitate zone heating as you can keep different rooms at different temperatures. Though different from electric resistance heating, hydronic...

Resilient home construction - Kenogami House of the Year
Efficient home design

"The Most Resilient House in North America"

...heating degree days per year (Fahrenheit degree-days, base 65°F); there isn’t all that much sunlight in the winter, and Quebec—let alone northern Quebec—isn’t t...

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

...heating has yet to be a viable and reliable option for well-balanced home heating. Until now …. When looking for a heat-storage solution that would allow us t...

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

Air-heated radiant floors

...heating © Ecohome How to make air-heated floors work: Since the first forced-air heating systems were introduced into homes, there have been attempt...

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

Heating with electricity

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

LEED Platinum Prefab Home Kits
LEED Homes

LEED Platinum Pre-fab Homes

...In-floor radiant heating Air-to-water heat exchange system as principal heat source Energy usage monitoring system Rainwater harvesting system Carbonize...

Solar panels power the Kenogami House in Saguenay, Quebec
Renewable energy

The Kenogami House: Energy systems at the cutting edge of innovation

...in-floor radiant heat, orginally supplied by a condensing boiler. The building envelope of the Kenogami House is so well-insulated that should the heating sys...

Basement wall insulation
Insulation and soundproofing

How much insulation does a basement need?

...heating season, there will be much more heat loss through above-grade walls than those below. Therefore, with one wall and two rates of heat transfer, this le...

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

...in-floor radiant heating, be sure to have it designed by engineer to properly locate the heating delivery system so as not to affect the structural integrity of...

Skygarden House home renovation in Toronto, Canadian Green Building winner
Real estate

This beautiful Renovation in Toronto is a Canadian Green Building Award Winner

...in-floor radiant heating , high-velocity cooling, low-flow plumbing fixtures and high-efficiency lighting . Complementary to this approach, a key sustainable ...

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