Installing Underfloor Heating During your Renovation
When you are renovating your home, it’s the perfect time to consider upgrading and future proofing your heating system. Retrofitting underfloor heating can be a relatively easy process without the need to dig up the floors throughout your house.
Wunda’s easy to install system comes with so many benefits, it warms up just as quickly as radiators and runs at a lower flow temperature which uses much less energy. You’ll be able to heat each room separately, and your home will be far more comfortable with heat rising from the floor and heating the whole room. So, if you are planning your renovation project why not consider Wunda’s Rapid Response® System.
Underfloor Heating Vs radiators
Radiator systems are the 20th century equivalent of a fireplace. They need your boiler or heat pump to supply hot water temperatures (60-80 degrees) so that they can emit heat into the room.
Water based Underfloor heating works differently, it is like having a huge radiator spread out beneath your floor. Underfloor heating can cover the entire floor space allowing it to use much lower water temperatures (35-45 degrees) to transmit heat throughout the room, making it the go to energy efficient and sustainable system of choice.
How Much Does Underfloor Heating Cost to Install?
Many people have the perception that underfloor heating is incredibly difficult to install. Involving huge pipes with lots of digging, often leading to them thinking it will be a costly and stressful process. However, with a Wunda Rapid Response® system, this could not be further from the truth.
There’s no digging up floors and installation is easy and relatively hassle free. 75m2 could be laid over a weekend by competent DIYers ready for your professionals to hook up to your heat source.
Underfloor Heating Energy Efficiency
Underfloor heating uses low (35-45 degree) water temperatures, making it a very eco-friendly system. It is the perfect partner for heat pumps as their optimum efficiency is producing water under 50 degrees
On average, the running costs of water based underfloor heating systems will be around 25% less than radiators and 60% less than electric underfloor heating systems. When installing a Wunda Rapid Response® system which uses smart controls and zoning the savings can be up to 50%.