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

DIY radiant floor tubing installation video

...radiant floor in the Edelweiss House. We have a 10 zone system, allowing floor temperatures in each room to be controlled independently. HePex tubing was provid...

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

...radiant floors over hydronic radiant floors , but none greater than the ability to inject solar-heated air into the thermal battery which is the concrete slab f...

Radiant floor heat in a bathroom
Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized

DIY radiant floor installation

...floor. Read more here about radiant floors and designing for thermal comfort. Life is short they say, unless of course your feet are cold, then it will seem m...

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

Hydronic heating

Similar to electric baseboards, hydronic heating systems facilitate zone heating as you can keep different rooms at different temperatures. Though different ...

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

Air-heated radiant floors

...radiant tubing for a slab-on-grade floor © Ecohome You can see a Video Guide on How to Install Hydronic Radiant Heated Floor Tubing HERE Alternati...

Ductless mini-split air source heat pump installed in a LEED certified PH Home
Heat pumps, geothermal and AC

How heat pumps work in a LEED or Passive House high efficiency zero net energy home - video

...radiant floor to keep our feet comfortable but we rely on a Mitsubishi Mr. Slim ductless mini-split air source heat pump to heat the air of the house. This give...

Polished concrete floors and counters
Paints, finishes and natural coatings

Finishing concrete floors with silicate densifiers

...floors; we'll cover that in a moment. Stronger concrete: Terrazzo floor © Alain Hamel When you drop something heavy on a concrete floor or countertop,...

How radiant floors work
Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized

How to design for thermal comfort in a home

...floors, despite the fact that, in theory, there should be. Radiant floor heat temperatures © Uponor With heated floors, the air temperature is higher at...

Crawl Spaces or Slab on Grade Foundations?
Foundations and Basements

Slab on grade or crawlspaces, which is better?

...floor (or crawl-space ceiling), drainage, exterior damp-proofing membranes and weeping tile, then you need to build a floor over top of it. The comparable stage...

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

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

...floor radiant heat . Radiant floor tubing in Alain Hamel's Kenogami House © Ecohome Radiant floor heat: While the radiant floors are currently heated ...

Slab-on-grade construction technical guide
Slab on Grade

Slab-on-grade technical guide

...floors also easily accommodate radiant floor heating, which offers a very balanced and comfortable environment, transforming the concrete mass into one big radi...