Water-based systems are a network of pipes linked to your heat pump/boiler that pump hot water around your rooms.

Better yet, because underfloor heating systems distribute heat more evenly, they actually need water at a lower heat than a radiator, making your heat pump/boiler more efficient.

The ideal temperature for human comfort is 73F/19C at foot level and 67F/23C at head level. Underfloor floor heating delivers the closest match to these requirements. 

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With underfloor heating your feet will be lovely and warm, so you can walk around barefoot all year - it’s particularly welcoming in the bathroom when you step out of the bath or shower

 

When it comes to installing underfloor heating it’s really important to consider how the system will be controlled once installed.

Underfloor heating lends itself to being installed across multiple zones and is an extremely efficient way to heat a property.

How you control the underfloor heating should however be given a great deal of thought, and this should happen at the very beginning of the project design, as it’s often too late to make changes later.

 
Slab Plus Screed or Beam and Block

By far the best method for performance of the underfloor heating system. The screed provides good thermal conductivity and reasonable response times. But by far the best benefit of using this floor construction is optimum fuel efficiency.

 

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