Hydronic Heating provides heating in spaces and buildings through surface heat radiation this is done by moving heat from where it is produced to where it is needed. How is this done? The source of heating is a boiler than can be powered through off-peak electricity, gas, solid fuels or LPG. Water from the boiler is distributed through a system of pipes installed underneath flooring or walls. It is important to note that it is not the water itself that heats the room it serves merely as a “conveyor belt”? of the heat. Heat is then transferred or “radiated”? to the room through a heat emitter.
The main goal of having heating installed in hour homes and office buildings is to maintain comfort and Hydronic Heating provides a lot of that. Unlike air heating systems, hydronic heaters operate quietly. Properly installed hydronic heaters should be able to control the air and surface temperatures to suit the preferences of the users. Also, unlike air heaters which use warm circulating air to deliver heat, hydronic heaters do not circulate dust and allergens.
COST EFFICIENCY and ENERGY SAVINGS
Consider this, air escapes through the tiniest of holes and cracks does it not? So it would be safe to say that by using air heating systems you are actually losing quite a lot of the heat produced in your home. This equals to inefficient heating and will then require more energy to maintain comfortable temperatures. This then becomes more costly on your part. Since Hydronic Heating radiates heat from surfaces rather than just circulating it there is a lesser chance of you losing the heat from your home as long as you home remains properly insulated.
As mentioned above the configuration and installment of Hydronic Heaters means that it does not circulate dust and other allergens in the room much like air heaters do. This means that allergens and dust are not constantly flying around the rooms that you are in.
EASY AND VERSATILE INSTALLATION
Water conducts heat far better than air does. A given volume water can absorb 3500 times more heat than the same amount of air and same temperature change. This means that instead of using huge and invasive air ducts to conduct air, hydronic heating only needs to install a ¾ inch tube. Hydronic heating uses less space and doesn’t disrupt the aesthetics and structural soundness of your home and does not lose heat as easily. Hydronic heaters may also be used to heat your pool or even your driveway (for those times when snow is all over it). Hydronic Heating is far more superior and practical than air heating. If you have more questions about hydronic heating you may contact Supreme Hydronics for more information.