The science behind radiant floor heating is quite simple: Tubes that circulate hot water or electrical heating elements are installed in the concrete slab when it's poured, turning the thermal mass of the concrete into an inconspicuous radiator of warm, even heat.
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Radiantec doesn't recommend using radiant barriers or â€œbubble wrapâ€ insulation for radiant floor heating. Install the wire mesh or rebar for the concrete slab.
Basic materials for radiant floor heat installation in a slab. PEX Tubing. Select between the oxygen barrier PEX and PEX-AL-PEX tubing types. Manifolds. Manifold is the central distribution station for all of your PEX tubing circuits. Insulation. Insulation is a must for all slab-on-grade systems. Installation.
Concrete floor heating has many advantages over other types of heating systems
Use ThermoSlab radiant heating for under concrete heating to warm residential or commercial buildings.