When you’re looking to heat one area of a building or home with cold spots, consider spot heating options. Cold spots that need heat include areas that may not have been included when the HVAC system was installed, such as new additions or spaces that were simply overlooked.
Home remodeling project revolved around mechanical systems
December 26, 2016
As crews dismembered the inner parts and pieces of the 1,800-square-foot home, they discovered that just about everything, including the electrical service, most interior walls, flooring, insulation, old chimneys, plumbing, the original furnace with its a/c coil on top, and even the septic lines in and out, had to go.
Numerous types of radiant products were on display at the AHR Expo, including heating, cooling, and snow melt systems. And, exhibiting manufacturers were all focused on touting the energy efficiency, sustainability, and safety benefits of their products.
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Boston churchgoers receive a warm reception following wet heat retrofit
June 22, 2015
What finally spurred the replacement of the heating system was the need for new floor tiles in the sanctuary. Replacing the floor and the heating elements at the same time made sense, and the decision was made to go with radiant since the pews and flooring would be removed, regardless of the system.
The combined cost of hydronic radiant panel heating, along with a separate central cooling system, often strains the construction budget to a point where something has to go, and that something is usually the radiant heating option. It gets trumped by a lower-cost forced-air system that delivers both heating and cooling, albeit often at reduced comfort.