Radiant Floor Heating: No Shoes Required

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Radiant Floor Heating: No Shoes Required

Posted by in Architecture | January 15, 2012

A hydronic radiant floor heating system in concrete slab

There are numerous ways to heat living space (some more desirable than others). Among them are forced-air heating, baseboard heating, gas burners, electric heating elements, space heaters, passive solar design, radiant heating, etc. Though each heating method has its particular pros and cons along with its own unique characteristics, radiant floor heating is one heating system, in particular, I would like to focus on. Radiant floor heating, also commonly referred to as underfloor heating, is a popular central heating system that supplies heat directly to the floors surface keeping it warm to the touch while radiating up into the living space above.

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