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Underfloor Heating

rehauUnderfloor heating is increasingly being used in place of traditional radiators, to provide huge energy savings, greater design freedom and high levels of comfort and health and safety. Rehau are our official supplier of underfloor heating. With a proven track record of 25 years, you are guaranteed a high quality product that is installed quickly and efficiently. For more detailed information on product and installation, please contact your local branch.

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Why should I have underfloor heating?
If you are buying or building the house of your dreams, don't you owe it to yourself to install the best heating system available?
Underfloor heating is one of the most efficient and comfortable heating/cooling technologies available; offering many advantages over conventional methods. The real question is why settle for any other heating system?

What is underfloor heating?
Underfloor heating works by circulating warm water through a network of cross-linked polyethlene pipes laid in the floors, gently spreading heat through the house. With traditional radiators, temperature variations can occur due to uneven radiator coverage. Not so with underfloor heating, as the pipe network covers the entire floor area for even heat distribution throughout.

Comfort
Underfloor heating creates a feeling of well being, as it gently and evenly warms the home environment. It produces a high level of radiant heat without causing the dryness usually associated with high intensity systems. Modern control systems enable underfloor heating to provide just the right amount of heat, at the right time and in the right place, controlled by individual room thermostats. The system is rehau underfloor heatingdesigned to run at a much more constant level than other heating methods. it even maintains a low level heat setting at night, ready for the floor to heat up the following day.

Flexibility
With the floor as a large heat emitter only low temperature (35-450C), heating water is required. Heating water can be provided by almost any energy source, including renewable sources such as Solar, Geothermal and of course conventional sources such as Gas. Underfloor heating systems are available to suit different floor types, suspended wooden floors and screed floors. Comfort, flexibility, energy efficient, design freedom, safety and health benefits and almost zero maintenance are some of the main benefits of REHAU's underfloor heating system.

Energy Efficient
Because it warms your body and not the entire air mass, you feel comfortable at a lower air temperature. As little as 1 or 20C lower air temperature is equivalent to 15-30% energy saving!

Minimal Maintenance
Simple operating principles and minimal mechanical equipment mean the system requires almost zero maintenance. Heating pipes are made from smooth lined PE-Xa cross linked polyethylene with an expected life of well over 50 years. Tough and robust, they are corrosion
free and resistant to scale build up.

rehau underfloor heating in northern irelandSafety and Health Benefits
Underfloor heating means no hot, hard-edged radiators for young and old to injure themselves upon. Of benefit to asthma and allergy sufferers is the fact that underfloor heating means warm and dry floors, which inhibit the growth of house dust mites (known to affect asthma sufferers). With gentle heat radiating passively from the floor, convection currents and draughts are all but eliminated, meaning lower dust levels in the house. Quite a favourable feature when it comes to housework too!

Why REHAU?
With over 30 years experience in the design, manufacture and supply of underfloor heating and cooling systems throughout the world, REHAU is the name you can trust. Whether it is a large commercial building or your residential home, REHAU offers the complete system solution and product support. REHAU's Technical Applications department ensure designers, architects and builders are given comprehensive engineering support throughout the entire project.

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