Are you tired of walking on cold floors? If so you can add an extra bit of luxury to your home with underfloor heating. Underfloor heating systems are a very cost effective and energy efficient solution for heating your home.
What is Underfloor Heating?
Underfloor heating is an alternative to any hot air heating systems or radiators. Unlike radiators underfloor heating is hidden out of view and is a fantastic option if you are limited to space especially in apartments. It is one of the most efficient ways to heat your home because the heat is distributed evenly throughout. Whereas, radiators heat the area around them rapidly and this heat is quickly dispersed upwards and away from the area that you want to heat. Underfloor heating also requires much lower water temperatures and for this reason it is well suited to condensing boilers or heat pumps etc.
What are the benefits of Underfloor Heating?
Low maintenance costs
Underfloor heating is a popular choice with so many people due to the fact that is requires very little maintenance once it is installed. This is one of the reasons why underfloor heating is very popular with new builds.
Control room temperature
You can control the temperature in every room, if you want one room cooler than the other this is possible because underfloor heating comes with its own thermostat allowing you to control room temperatures.
We can all agree that radiators take up space and they are not exactly pleasing to the eye, by installing underfloor heating you can free up space and avoid your rooms feeling too cluttered.
Underfloor heating systems are much more energy efficient than traditional radiators due to the fact the underfloor heating retains the heat much better than radiators because they cool down once they are turned off.
Adds value to your home
Underfloor heating can add to the resale value of your home because you achieve a higher BER rating (Building Energy Rating) with underfloor heating compared to traditional radiator heating systems. A higher BER rating normally leads to a higher building value.
You can also reduce your heating bills even further when you connect an air to water heat pump to your underfloor heating system. By doing so you will have a constant supply of hot water to circulate through the underfloor pipes providing all year round heating at very low costs.
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If you are looking to install an underfloor heating system or if you require any further information you can fill in a contact form to request a call back.
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