ScottG, contributing writer | March 26th, 20122 comments
Radiant-floor heating systems often include concrete slab floors, a combination that should produce steady temperatures without the frequent ups and downs of forced-air systems. But there's a catch: because the slab is slower to respond to changes in temperature, whether to turn down the thermostat at night becomes more than a simple question.
ScottG, contributing writer | October 20th, 20103 comments
Would a house be comfortable if you just heat the bottom floor?
With 6,000 heating degree days a year, Omaha, Nebraska, isnâ€™t exactly balmy come mid-winter. If a ranch-style house has a radiant-floor heating...