Think About Using Radiant Floor Heating

If you are building a new house, then you need to figure out what kind of furnace you want to have in your house. There are all kinds of heating options open to you, and you might want to go with something that most people might not think about getting. For example, you might consider thinking about using radiant floor heating. 

Radiant Floor Heating

This heating system runs through the floor of your house. It can be made up of either tubes that have hot water running through them or they can be electrical heaters. The tubes or coils are laid before the floor is completely finished. Once the heating system is installed, the rest of the floor can be put over it. While just about any kind of flooring can go over a radiant flooring system, it tends to work really well with concrete or tile floors. That's because the concrete and tile can act as a passive heating unit after the heater itself turns off. That's because those materials will absorb the heat and then radiate it out into the rest of the house, which will help keep your house warmer, longer. There are other benefits to using a radiant floor heating system. 

More Comfortable Heat

Because of the way the radiant heating works, it is a more comfortable and even heat. There aren't any cold spots where the heat doesn't reach because there isn't a forced-air duct that will miss spots. That means no places that aren't warm and comfy at your house. This kind of heat also means that you are going to be able to put your feet down on a nice warm floor every time you get out of bed or out of the shower. Since the heat radiates up from the floor and heat rises, the upper part of your room will be comfortable too. 

Energy Efficient

The radiant floor heating can also be more energy-efficient. That's because of the fact that the floor will absorb the heat and radiate it out. That kind of passive heating will help keep your house warm without using any more energy to keep your house at the optimal temperature. 

If you are building a new house, then you need to think about what kind of heating source you want to have in your house. Talk to an HVAC contractor to see what they suggest that you use.

To learn more, reach out to a heater installation service.