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Radiant Heat Installed in Concrete

February 5, 2012 by  
Filed under Guest Articles on Low Cost Heating

A basic overview of the steps involved in installing a hot water radiant heat system in s concrete floor.
Video Rating: 4 / 5

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23 Responses to “Radiant Heat Installed in Concrete”
  1. y2kxj says:

    ok,, is the heating system with the tankless heater a closed loop system and can it be used with antifreeze instead of water…

  2. thegenrl says:

    nice work and nice video!

  3. kennethvanhorn says:

    take those panels and put them in the basement.first you take a parabolic solar concentrator and put an robotic arm on it to follow the suns path.then make the focal point a mirrored shape cone that will send the light down through mirrored glass tubing straight into a mirrored shape glass box inside the mirrored shape box will be several solar panels that spin to keep them cool the mirrored box must have the mirrors inward to reflect the light sending from the parabolic focal point.ken van horn

  4. hardcore199 says:

    Nice But we can Better Go to abm instalatietechniek bergschenhoek (the netherlands )

  5. lubomirmitzev says:

    looking for installer in Chicago, IL. call me at 224-795-2121

  6. frugalnanny says:

    Thank you so very much!
    I want to use radiant heat in my house but had questions.

  7. barberwin says:

    For anyone who may have doubts as to the efficiency of this heating method don’t be concerned. We had the same type of radiant heat in our home in Germany back in 1990 (yes, the U.S. is behind the times on this one). It was absolutely wonderful. I was never cold. In fact, I often went barefooted in mid-winter. It was so nice to step out of the shower onto a warm floor. Our earthsheltered home was built in 1985 — Oh, how I wish we had known about radiant heat when we built this home.

  8. MrSpongepimp says:

    yes heat bands… 300 centers for the rest . Korean boiler . Saturn Condensing .. Expansion tanks are SHIT. Korean boiler

  9. jimfarr194 says:

    Great Information

  10. runshousee says:

    Exactly!! break out the jack hammer. Just pray the mason doesn’t poke holes in the pex

  11. trappercv935 says:

    Break the jack hammer out.

  12. traentec says:

    Iam happy you saved money on the job but I think you shorted yourself by using that crap quietside qvm 9 tankless heater I installed one for a coustomer and wont touch anotner one again full of plastic parts and o rings just a matter of time befor that thing gives you trouble plus it is made in korea and set up there so most of the time you have reset the air inlet or it sounds like a dying cow.

  13. GreenTV says:

    Measure while you lay pipe and test and re-test system before operation. Leaks can be repaired and PEX (pipe maker)has the procedure on-line.
    Thank you!

  14. migo53333 says:

    what happens if you get a leak?

  15. Skunkxx says:

    I am preparing to install one now in my old firehouse I am fixing up.Thanks for the tips

  16. elviss13 says:

    you would need a heat exchanger, you wouldnt want to mix domestic with the boiler water

  17. andreschilean says:

    gran video, aparte que esta entera rica la conductora

  18. MRR8746 says:

    beautiful system and fantastic informational speech thank you

  19. GreenTV says:

    Thank you! You also have good videos!

  20. neonclass says:

    nice.well done.
    see neonclass ufh.

  21. mbcelestino says:

    Hi Lori, thanks for the great video. What is the manufacturer of the tankless water heater used on this project? Trying to figure if it can be used for household domestic water also while heating the flooring? Thanks.

  22. Deanzsyclone says:

    The most common way that customers know they have a slab leak is the floor is suddenly warm, how now does someone know if they have a slab leak? Also if the tubbing develops a pinhole leak how is it commonly repaired, jack hammer the concreate? If a slab occurs in the water line how do they get to it if it’s covered with radiant heated floor pipes?

  23. gtJONgeo says:

    Please feel free to see “ARKANSAS SIMPLE” (patented 1980, now up) “How to heat hot water” SIMULTANEOUSLY in and out of Cooling or goes back to Heat mode in ~2 hours if space heat calls. And HYDRONIC 4th function is in (view?) for radiators and in-floor. 1-800-382-3113 over 30 years !
    4Synergy ™ is also having 4th Priority Radiant Heat for floors~~~~~~ NEW (2nd is 4.1/2 min) VID at gtJONgeo

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