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Heat emitters: underfloor heating, radiators

Basic of Heating: Heat Emitters

Heat emitters are the objects which are used by heating systems to distribute the heat into the rooms or spaces the system supplies. Emitters transfer heat by convection and radiation of heat. When the proportion of heat transferred by radiation (with underfloor heating [UFH], for example) is increased, the mean radiant temperature of the space … Read more

What is underfloor heating?

What is Underfloor Heating?

Underfloor heating is a method of heating a building which has grown in popularity over the past decade. It can be installed in residential, commercial, or industrial projects. Simply put it distributes heat through pipework built into the floor construction.  With the development of this technology, it is now the most cost-effective heating distribution system in time and … Read more

Underfloor heating not suitable

When is Underfloor Heating Not Suitable?

Although underfloor heating (UFH) can provide an economic, energy-efficient, and more comfortable heating environment when compared to old-fashioned radiator systems in most situations, there are circumstances under which, for various reasons, the benefits of an underfloor heating system cannot be fully appreciated.  In what situations is Underfloor Heating Not Suitable for use? Underfloor heating (UFH) … Read more

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Patagonia's unique approach to revealing information on their manufacturing process is something all aspiring green businesses could take a tip from.

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