Floor Heating
Floor Heating
Solar support of floor heating

When compared to usual heaters, floor or wall heating produces more radiant heat rather than convection heat. Traditional heaters heat a room through the circulation of air from bottom to top and therefore constantly stir up dust particles and microorganisms. The floor and wall heaters, however, primarily give off radiant heat, which, as many know from tiled stoves, feels more pleasant and is biologically and hygienically advantageous.

Floor and wall heaters consist of small, large-area inlaid pipe-systems. They are usually laid in gypsum plasterboard on the inside of walls or underneath the floor and must be heat insulated on the side towards the room. Because the installation costs are higher, not all floors are suitable (i.e. with carpeting), and often no wall area is available, so these heating systems are not widely used.

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