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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 ,...

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

...heat in the form of baseboard heaters or our radiant floor boiler. We also have an air-to-water hybrid electric heat pump hot water heater that borrows that e...

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

Hydronic heating

...heater and boiler Geothermal heat pumps Hydronic radiators and baseboards will transfer heat in the same way as electric resistant heat sources. So for co...

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

DIY radiant floor installation

...heat loss. Contrary to common beliefs, heat does not rise. Warm air rises, but heat goes everywhere. You need only pick up a hot coffee in a ceramic mug to answ...

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

Air-heated radiant floors

...radiant floor system works: Legalett air-heated radiant floor heating systems are entirely embedded in concrete, including the heater box. It is a closed-loop...

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 ...

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 radiant system, which will reduce the energy demand on the heater coil. Conversely and cleverly, in summer if the heat isn't needed in the house, the he...

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

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

...heating, in the form of in-floor radiant heat . Radiant floor tubing in Alain Hamel's Kenogami House © Ecohome Radiant floor heat: While the radiant f...

PSI

Case Study: Kenogami House, Saguenay, Quebec

...heating during mild periods, Alain is considering an air-to-water heat pump to extract heat from the air where it can be deposited into a domestic hot water tan...

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

How to design for thermal comfort in a home

...Radiant heating: There is seemingly endless debate in green-building circles as to the comfort benefits of radiant heat , specifically floors. Walls and ceili...

Thermal batteries for passive solar design
Efficient home design

Thermal batteries: how to passively store heat

...heat to pump it through your radiant floor or whatever other heating distribution system you have. Specific Heat Capacity: If you take solid paraffin (heat ...

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