Underfloor Heating – a guide for house builders

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Underfloor heating can have design, comfort and economic advantages

It is not surprising that its use in new build homes has increased in recent years. This guide sets out good practice guidance for those house builders and designers who are less experienced in underfloor heating but may be considering its use.

The guidance draws on design insights from BSRIA and NHBC’s practical experience of underfloor heating installed in new homes, and highlights the key considerations during the design, installation and handover of ‘wet’ underfloor heating systems.By following the guidance, designers and builders can ensure that the performance of installed systems meet consumer expectations and provide trouble-free, convenient and efficient heating as part of the overall building services equipment installation within homes.

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