Underfloor Heating

The underfloor heating is a discreet and effective heating solution like wall heating.

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Principle of Underfloor Heating

Heating a floor consists of a network of hydraulic pipes or electric heating cable installed underneath the base of the floor.

This heating system is compatible with:

Underfloor heating can be installed in one room or the entire floor area of ​​your home. It then heats your rooms evenly. However, there are also floor heating systems equipped with a control system to control the temperature room by room.

Note: the installation of underfloor heating should be performed by a professional. Indeed, the design of the system is essential to its proper functioning and level of comfort achieved.

Electric Underfloor Heating

The electric underfloor heating consists of heating pads spread over the floor surface and connected to the mains power supply. This type of heating provides a soft radiant heat. It provides an even heat throughout the room. Indeed, electric radiant heat warms the body, walls and objects, offering a higher level of comfort compared to an electric convection heater.

Electric underfloor heating is quickly and easily installed.

Underfloor Heating (water)

This type of underfloor heating is also known as hydraulic floor heating. It consists of a network of tubes embedded in the screed or slab of your home under the floor. Like any other central heating circuit, it can also be coupled to low temperature water radiators.

Installing underfloor (water) heating is a greater initial investment than installing electric underfloor heating: longer and more expensive to install, especially in renovation as opposed to new construction.

However, this system of low temperature heating offers many advantages:

  • economical to use
  • domestic hot water
  • possibility to opt for reversible floor heating to cool the house in summer

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