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Underfloor heating is a form of central heating which achieves indoor climate control primarily through thermal conduction and thermal radiation rather than convection (forced or natural air movement). Heat can be provided by circulating heated water or by electric cable mat.

Although it can be more expensive to install than radiators (it can be comparable due to the increasingly competitive market), wet underfloor heating often proves more economical in the long run, particularly in well-insulated larger properties. Energy savings of up to 40% can be achieved compared to conventional heating systems if a condensing boiler is installed, but even with a standard boiler up to 15% energy savings are normal. The efficiency of condensing boilers is enhanced thanks to water returning at a lower temperature.

By employing full lengths of piping without any joints wet underfloor heating loops are practically maintenance free. The piping used can have a lifespan of up to 100 years. The central heating equipment, pumps, and controls, like others, requires periodic maintenance and replacement.

Conventional radiator heating – inconvenient and wasteful

Look through any design magazine and you will notice that pictures of quality bathrooms, kitchens and lounges never show radiators.
We believe that radiators are inefficient, expensive to maintain and take up valuable wall space; interiorknow.

Despite their, radiators use a form of heating called convection heating.They heatroom by intensely heating the airthem, relying on that hot air to move to the top of the room, before cooling andback to a height where it can be felt.

Not only does this result in a, uncomfortable, it also promotes heat loss through windows, walls, ceilings and roofs.

Dust control

Asthma sufferers may benefit from underfloor heating because it reduces the airborne circulation of both dust and dust mites


Underfloor heating is invisible from above and does not use valuable wall space with unsightly heating equipment. It has a particular advantage in public areas where exposed hot or sharp surfaces can be dangerous and unsightly.