Radiant floor heating systems are a very good choice when it comes to home and business heating solutions. Many people consider radiant floor heating systems to be the best form of heating available and with the benefits that come with these types of systems, there is no wonder. Radiant heating offers many benefits, including the following.
Radiant heat systems offer amazing human thermal comfort, and during the harshest of winters, knowing that you will be in a consistent temperature space means you will reduce the chances of getting sick. You will also remain comfortable all winter, from the moment you get out of bed to the moment you get back in.
Radiant floor heating systems gently warm the surface of the floor and work on the rising heat to consistently heat the entire space. Other systems heat the air, which can create a dry environment, causing dehydration. Air heating systems are also typically mounted at the top of the room near the ceiling, forcing the air down, only to rise again, wasting valuable energy and heat.
The warm surfaces created by radiant floor heating systems significantly reduces heat loss, allowing most people to feel happy at room temperatures lower than standard forced air-based systems. This also means that not only are you getting higher levels of comfort, but you are also using less energy to do so. Heating from the ground up makes sense, because heat rises.
An Invisible System
Heating systems, although necessary in most areas of North America, can look unsightly and take up unnecessary space. One of the main benefits of radiant floor heating systems is that they don’t take up valuable space inside your home. Radiant floor heating systems are located under your flooring and remain out of site while still performing better than most other types of systems.
Most heat emitters with other types of systems restrict where you can place furniture. However, with radiant heating systems, the floor itself is the heat emitter, so there is no need to be choosy where you put your furniture. Aesthetics of your home are simply not affected at all by the installation of a radiant floor heating system.
Quiet and Environmentally Friendly
One of the most annoying things about a lot of heating systems is that they tend to create a lot of noise. Radiant floor heating systems make little to no noise at all. Correct installation will mean the system will remain quiet. The only part that makes noise on radiant floor heating systems is the burner itself, and these are usually hidden away well out of sight, and sound.
Radiant floor heating systems reduce your energy usage compared to most other forms of heating. Radiant floor heating systems that rely on natural gas have the best energy saving options and the savings not only come from the type of fuel used in the powering of the system. The savings are due to the system’s ability to sustain comfort at lesser temperatures and the capacity to run with lower water temperatures. With energy prices constantly rising, the need for low usage systems is becoming more popular.