Materials & Technology

Underfloor heating rising in popularity across North America

Mon, 05/14/2012 - 09:46

The last few years have ushered in a new era of heating technology and a number of new products on the market, according to Technorati. As a result of the myriad options available to the consumer, there have been significant improvements to each product.

Underfloor heating (UFH) offers a homeowner a cheap and environmentally-friendly way to provide their family with a necessary level of warmth, as the efficient design of these products helps to increase the level of comfort as well as lowering operating costs for any home.

The design of these products is also discreet and helps a homeowner provide a higher level of comfort without the use of a visible or audible heating system, according to the news outlet. This has led many in the industry to project a significant rise in the number of systems that are sold in the next 10 years, as trends will favor the use of these energy efficient heating products.

According to Technorati, an increased push by governments around the world for the adoption of more energy efficient technology has also supported the rise in the number of people and businesses that have transitioned to these heating systems. Cutting energy use has been a priority for many organizations, and installing the right technology is often a major step in the right direction.

Products like a Warmboard radiant heating system help to limit the amount of energy that is used, as the efficient design and innovative technology used in the system set it apart from its competitors.

A Warmboard system uses extremely thin aluminum paneling, allowing the product to be placed under any type of flooring and helping to limit energy waste due to its highly-conductive nature.