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In the past five years, heated concrete countertops have become more popular and remodelers, contractors and renovators are faced with the task of how best to install them.
In wintry areas of North America, heated walkways and driveways that melt snow have been a prized feature of upscale homes and businesses for decades.
Have you come across clients who are considering polished, stamped or stained concrete flooring, but who hesitate because concrete is a naturally cold surface?
Sure, radiant-heated concrete is warm and comfortable. But before you get too comfortable, there are underlayments, insulation and other factors to consider.
Bob “Hot Rod” Rohr isn’t your everyday installer of heating systems. The Rogersville, Mo., heating expert got turned on to radiant heat about 15 years ago and dove, well, toes-first into the technology.
Snowmelt technology is, essentially, radiant heat applied to outdoor surfaces. There are few differences between the two heating techniques, and both can be used to heat low- or high-mass concrete surfaces to melt ice and snow, keeping surfaces safe and clear of icy accumulations.
There is a way to rein in the nuisance of dealing with snow and ice: by melting it away! Snow shovels, plows, blowers, salts and other chemicals... not required. By introducing your clients to this technology, you can help them have a stress-free, accident-free winter.
Here are a list of places where radiant heat and snowmelt systems can be most effective.
Radiant heat delivers warmth without ducts and registers; heats evenly, in an energy-efficient manner; and is silent. There are hydronic (hot water) and electric systems.
Radiant heat floor coverings at-a-glance Here’s an overview of typical radiant-heat floor covering products and how they compare to decorative concrete.
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