In the UK, more people are believed to be living in fuel poverty. According to the Warm Homes & Energy Conservation Act, fuel poverty is described as any household living on a lower income, and is unable to heat the home at a reasonable cost.
Comfort and total warmth is the true definition of Underfloor Heating. It involves the use of radiant heat to warm up the area it is installed. There are two types of Underfloor Heating, the wet or water system (which uses water pipes) and the electric or dry system (which uses heat mats or cables).
The use of radiators were the most common form of heating up buildings until the advent of under floor heating systems. This method dates back to 5,000 BC in Korea and Manchuria where there was evidence of baked floors initially called Dikang meaning
Underfloor Heating is not new. Long before now, electric heating equipments were installed in the floor for heat production. However, it was expensive and less effective. Today’s Underfloor Heating is by far more comfortable, cost effective and controllable.