The Benefits of Bubble Foil Insulation

  Reflective insulation, or foil information has proven to be very useful in controlling temperatures in a home. Have you ever wondered how you could save money on how you heat and cool your home? Sure you have! Reflective insulation can do just that.   By using foil bubble insulation in spots where temperatures are [...]

Pexheat.com announces a Watts Radiant Price Increase

  Sorry Guys! There will be a Watts Radiant Price Increase coming April 1st. Pexheat.com regrets to announce that Watts Radiant will be issuing a price increase on April 1st. One of the biggest and best brands in the industry has done very well in keeping their prices in check over the years. Not all [...]

The Benefits Of Using PEX Tubing

Once you’ve decided to integrate a radiant heat system into your home, choosing the materials to use is the next step.  If you’re a DIY (do it yourself) type of guy, then you may not be 100% familiar with PEX tubing and the benefits it provides over other piping materials like copper.   PEX Tubing [...]

Radiant Floor Heating Systems Eliminate Air Circulation

  One of the major benefits of having radiant floor heating systems installed in your home, is the health benefits for you and your family. Most traditional heating systems, such as baseboard and “forced air” heating systems, distributes dust and allergens that can exacerbate any allergy conditions among people in the household.   We try [...]

Radiant Floor Heating Fits Into Bath Remodeling Trends of 2013

  As 2013 gets into full swing, one of the bigger remodeling trends for bathrooms is installing for efficiency and safety. Starting from the floor up, people want bathrooms full of convenience, safe features and low utility costs. The first place to start is literally the floor.   One of the main design trends for [...]

The Benefits Of A Condensing Hot-Water Boiler System

  After you’ve decided you need to replace your hot-water boiler system, you’ve probably come across the idea or heard about a condensing boiler or water heater. What is it, and why should you choose that over a normal, more conventional one? For starters, their smaller size creates a more convenient space and frees up [...]

Avoiding Falls In The Home

  It might sound crazy to some, but people slip and fall at home a lot. In fact, it accounts for a large number of injuries each year. Health.com writes, “Nearly 8 million people are injured in falls every year, either in or outside the home, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.” [...]

Avoid Losing Hot Air With Radiant Flooring

  During this time of the year, keeping warmth in your home is crucial. Not only for saving money, but also for the comfort factor.  With a radiant heating system, over all the feeling is more comfortable.  Heat is down where we live rather than rising to the ceiling. When your feet are warm and [...]

Electric vs. Water Radiant Heat

  Radiant heating is becoming more and more popular, and the benefits are becoming more widespread.  For some people, they’ve made the decision to switch to radiant heating, but haven’t decided which one would be better in terms of and electric system or hydronic one.  Radiant floors are heated with either electric resistance cables or [...]

Why Use Radiant Heating?

  Aside from the convenience and comfort factor there are a lot of reasons to use radiant heating inside the home or office.  For starters it eliminates air ducts and allergy problems as well as introduces a much more efficient heating system.   According to energy.gov, “it is more efficient than baseboard heating and usually [...]