Trench heating is aesthetically pleasing, and is utilised where wall space is limited.
An insulated box containing a heating element is lowered into the floor. This sounds relatively simple; however consideration must be given to the floor support required.
Trench heating is especially advantageous where wall space is unavailable for the installation of panel radiators.
It can be inconspicuously installed along floor to ceiling glass doors and windows.
It is often the ideal solution to preserve the unencumbered look and feel of living spaces.
Increasingly, the serious nature of the environmental issues facing our world has driven many of us to try to save energy when and where we can.
Hydronic heating uses much less energy than conventional forced air heating therefore producing fewer carbon emissions.
It’s no secret that the Western European communities are leading the way when it comes to being eco-friendly, particularly in places like Scandinavia, Austria and Germany.
That’s why hydronic heating is used exclusively in new buildings in the most ecologically advanced countries in the world.
Is hydronic heating expensive to install and will it add to the value of your home?
In the short term, your intial investment may seem a more expensive option than a fan forced ducted heating system. However,
in the long term, the use of natural gas fired boilers coupled with the inbuilt zoning ability of a hydronic heating system will often lead to lower running costs.
Will a hydronic heating system add value to your home? Most home buyers today are well aware of the substantial health benefits of hydronic heating systems and are prepared to pay more for any home with a hydronic heating system.
If your looking for economical heating during those cold months, and consider the future health of your family as important, hydronic heating ticks all the boxes!