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  BU586 Embedded floor heating

BU586.jpgEmbedded floor heating systems provide a uniform heat over the entire floor area by means of low-temperature heat stored within the floor slab.

This bulletin outlines the design and installation requirements for hot water and electric floor heating systems that are embedded in a concrete floor, either slab on ground or suspended.

The bulletin covers:

  • floor heating systems
  • types of floor heating
  • building code requirements
  • design of hydronic and electric systems
  • temperature control
  • installation of the embedded heating system
  • installation of floor slab
  • commissioning and operation
  • maintenance for hydronic systems
  • floor coverings.

Publication date: August 2015 Keywords: concrete, electrical, heating