Hydronic Heating

Why Choose Hydronic Heating?

smartheat hydronic under floor heating
There are two very important things to understand about hydronic heating. It is a very efficient way to distribute heat as water can carry a lot more heat than air. It produces the most comfortable kind of heat- a gentle, radiant heat, that provides true thermal comfort. These two factors greatly contribute to your hydronic heating system as it delivers a host of benefits compared to other heating systems.

Hydronic Heating Is Safe

There are no hazardous areas where kids can hurt themselves.
There are no electrical connections in the rooms.
There are no unsightly cords to trip over.
There are no exposed flames
There are no fire hazards.

Hydronic Heating Is Quiet

There is no fan noise.
There is no sound of air moving through the ducts.
Hydronic underfloor heating isn’t just quiet, it is also invisible.

Hydronic Heating Is Comfortable

Thermal comfort is achieved when objects in the room are sitting at a comfortable temperature.
Hydronic heating gently warms the whole room.
Your feet are also warm, not just your head.
There is no hot air blowing to dry out the eyes and throat.
There is no on/off and a hot/cold cycling of the heater.

It's Healthy

No dust or pathogens are being circulated by the force of air.
Hydronic heating is friendly for asthma sufferers.
There is no humidity added to the air- helps prevent mould.

Hydronic Heating Is Economical And Reliable

Enjoy lower energy bills as using water to circulate heat is the most efficient solution.
Money isn’t wasted with hot air heating the ceiling.
Works with the principles of thermal comfort- thermostat settings are lower.

Hydronic Heating Is Versatile

A range of exciting possibilities is opened:
You can heat a whole house or individual rooms.
You can control the temperature of each room or area individually
You can heat a whole home underfloor.
You can heat a whole home with radiators.
You can mix underfloor and radiator heating to suit your needs.
Heated towel rails can add a touch of luxury in the bathroom.

Hydronic Heating Allows You A Choice Of Heat Sources

You can choose a gas boiler.
You can choose an electric boiler.
You can choose a heat pump, air or ground sourced (geoexchange).
You can choose a biomass (wood or pellet) heater.
You can choose solar hot water or solar boost.
or any combination to suit your needs.

It's Environmentally Friendly

Carbon footprint is greatly reduced.
Higher efficiency means less energy is used to heat your home.
– less energy used means less CO2 produced
– your family, your wallet and your planet will thank you

It can cool as well for the cooler months - hydronic heating and cooling