Choose the best infloor heating system. We cover the pros and cons of electric systems and hot water (hydronic) systems for comfort and space heating. Electric are easier and usually cheaper to install. Hydronic are ideal if you already have a boiler.

Electric vs. Hydronic Radiant Heat Systems

Choosing the right in floor heat Excellent radiant floor heating primer. Was thinking bathroom floors for the luxury, but may have better impact in kitchen/dining room addition if that gets redone.

Heated Skirting Board - instead of radiators in every room, run the heated pipes all around the perimeter.

if I need this for a REMODEL rather than replacing the whole floor. Heated Skirting Board - instead of radiators in every room, run the heated pipes all around the perimeter.

Our new Energy Saver 101 infographic lays out everything you need to know about home heating -- from how heating systems work and the different types on the market to what to look for when replacing your system and proper maintenance. Not to mention, it shares tips of lowering your heating bills.

Our new Energy Saver 101 infographic lays out everything you need to know about home heating -- from how heating systems work and the different types on the market to what to look for when replacing your system and proper maintenance.

Radiant heated floor diagram.  For sure I will be having radiant heated floors in my forever home.

Radiant Floor Heating

Would you install a radiant heating system in your home to save money on heating?

Interested in an efficient, eco-friendly method of heating your home? Invest the upfront expense and a radiant heating system can work wonders in your home.

Bob's Tip of the Day: Furnaces heat air. If your heating appliance heats water, then it’s a boiler. If your appliance sources heat from the air, the ground, or a water reserve, then it’s one of several types of heat pumps.  If there are ducts through which warm air blows, then you have forced-air distribution. If you have baseboard radiators, your distribution system is hydronic (hot water). If the heat comes from your floors (or walls or ceiling), you use radiant heat distribution.

Heating Systems 101

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Underfloor heating, connected to the wood burning cooking stove is great for winter heating.

Underfloor heating, connected to the wood burning cooking stove. Can be installed on approved boiler cookstoves only. Including North Hydro Cookstoves, Concept 2 Air, and Esse Ironheart

Rocket mass heaters can be build and sculpted with recycled and natural materials. A rocket mass heater offers great efficiency, artistic freedom and allow you to build your own with just basic construction knowledge. Find out more at www.naturalhomes.org/permahome/rocket-mass-heater-basics.htm

HowTo: Keep your house warm. Rocket Mass Heaters and Rocket Stoves at Wheaton Labs (with pics!

Insulated concrete forms with radiant floor heating system

Insulated concrete exterior slowing the bleed of heat to the outside with radiant floor heating system heating the thermal mass slab and radiating heat into the home.

Do you need an extra source of heat for your home during the winter? How does a free heating system that comes with a rich soil for your garden sound? :)  This compost heating system is definitely a great idea if you want hot water to use during the winter or if you need to heat your greenhouse or home!  Learn how to build it yourself by heading over to the step-by-step tutorial on our site at  http://diyprojects.ideas2live4.com/2016/03/07/compost-heating-system/

How to build a compost heating system

Do you need an extra source of heat for your home during the winter? How does a free heating system that comes with a rich soil for your garden sound? :) This compost heating system is definitely a great idea if you want hot water to use during the winte

Radiant heat.  The most comfortable homes I have ever been in during cold weather were radiant heat homes.

Frequently asked questions about concrete floor radiant heating including how hot is it, tube leaking, air conditioning, zoning, etc.

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