Underfloor heating systems are relatively new to the UK market, but they are quickly becoming the homeowner’s go-to emitter system. Considering they’re cheap to install, economical to run, eco-friendly, and provide comfort levels far superior to conventional radiators, it’s no surprise.

How does it work?

Heated water flows through tubes or pipes that are set within the makeup of the floor itself. Typically, one loop of pipe will cover the whole floorspace of a single room. A number of these pipes are fed with warm water from a central manifold that’s connected to the heat generator. The temperature in separate rooms can then be individually monitored and controlled by room thermostats.

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