Navigating Flooring Choices for Heated Concrete Floors: Practical Insights for the Construction Industry
Heated concrete floors, or radiant floor heating systems, are gaining ground in both residential and commercial settings for their comfort and energy efficiency. But how do you maximize their effectiveness? One answer lies in your flooring choice. In today’s article, we’ll cut through the noise and lay out the best and worst flooring options for […]
Radon is odorless, tasteless, and colorless. Allegedly, Radon is also extremely harmful to the health of humans. Worst of all, the sneaky gas supposedly targets us right where we expect to feel safest — in our very homes. But the problem with gauging the true effects of Radon is twofold. Firstly, the gas is virtually […]
Builders are increasingly understanding the dangers associated with radon. The toxic gas is the #1 cause of lung cancer in non-smokers; it’s invisible; it’s odorless; and it’s surprisingly good at infiltrating homes. And yet, the industry continues to rely on relatively rudimentary methods, such as a 4-inch gravel layer and a PVC pipe, to diffuse […]
You may know Heat-Sheet® as a convenient solution for installing PEX tubes in hydronic radiant floors. But did you know that Heat-Sheet® also makes for an effective under-slab radon mitigation insulation layer when installed a certain way? In the post below, we’ll explain how to get the double benefit of Heat-Sheet® by using it as […]
Discover the basics of hydronic radiant floor heating and see why it’s still the most efficient way of heating your home or building. Installing it can be quick and straightforward with these few Heat-Sheet tips.
Radiant floor rough-ins are a cheap, straightforward way to add both comfort and value to your renovation or addition. See how this simple upgrade leads to cleaner, healthier, and more efficient heating!
Radiant Heat Flooring (RHF) panel systems such as Heat-Sheet save up to 4 times in pipe installation labor. That’s how much faster it is to walk the tubing into place without bending down to staple it. However, using these panels means placing the tubing at the slab’s bottom rather than the middle. Heating Tubing At […]
We originally developed our low profile R4 Heat-Panels for retrofit applications in which preserving ceiling height is a top priority. But what if we told you that these same slender boards found a surprising high-impact application in a brand-new mid-rise multi-family build? In this post, we will see how one man’s creative thinking and a […]
They are quiet and comfortable. They do not dehydrate the indoor air. They do not spread dust and allergens around a home the way forced-air heaters do. They also consume less energy than most other heating systems. In this post, we will compare how hydronic Radiant Floor Heating (RHF) systems, such as those supported by […]
Simply replacing regular under-slab insulation with Heat-Sheet radiant floor panels is a cost-effective way to add purchase value to the homes you build. With significantly lower labor costs than the competition and a unique design, Heat-Sheet radiant floor panels are the go-to product for modern home design by equipping homes for easy install of a […]