At Marshall & McCourt, we take pride in offering top-notch heating and renewable energy solutions. Let’s delve into the benefits of warm water underfloor heating, a reliable and durable system that we specialise in.
How Underfloor Heating Works
Picture this: a network of robust tubes seamlessly integrated into your floor, whether in a new build or a renovation project.
This tubing system, capable of running through the floor or laid over an existing one, circulates warm water to emit a comfortable and uniform heat throughout the room.
Compared to traditional radiators, which rely on convective heat and may cause draughts, underfloor heating operates through radiant heat, making the environment more pleasant.
The versatility of this system extends to its compatibility with various heat sources, including gas, oil, LPG boilers, and heat pumps.
Benefits of Underfloor Heating
According to a report for the Committee on Climate Change, efficiency is a hallmark of underfloor heating. In fact, it can be up to 25% more efficient to run, and when paired with a modern condensing boiler or a heat pump, the efficiency can soar up to 40% compared to conventional radiator systems.
Another perk is the freedom in interior design. Without the need for wall-mounted radiators, furniture placement becomes flexible, facilitating open-plan living arrangements.
Whether you’re embarking on a new build or a renovation project, underfloor heating offers a myriad of solutions tailored to your specific needs.
One popular construction method is the screed solution, known for its efficiency and ease of installation. A clip track, insulation layer, and a standard sand and cement screed work in harmony to create a floor that efficiently distributes heat.
For those seeking a dry system, our floating floor solution, featuring a 25 mil polystyrene layer, is an excellent choice. It’s particularly suitable for timber frame houses or situations where a slight build-up is acceptable.
Our clipper plate solution shines in upper floors between joists, especially in timber frame constructions. Its straightforward installation, either from below or over joists, makes it a versatile option for various projects.
Retrofit and Renovation Solutions
In retrofit and renovation scenarios, our Lo Pro range offers versatile solutions. The Lo Pro solution, with only a 15 mil build-up, is ideal for existing solid floors, ensuring minimal disruption during installation.
The Lo Pro Max solution, designed for retrofit renovation projects, goes over existing structural floors, offering compatibility with various floor coverings.
A crucial aspect of our service is the bespoke system design. Tailored to your property, this design involves detailed heat loss calculations, accounting for different floor coverings in each room.
The result is a CAD layout providing a complete tube placement, guaranteeing optimal system performance.
Control and Flexibility
Control and flexibility are paramount in our underfloor heating systems. Zoning options allow you to customise temperature settings for different areas, providing enhanced comfort and efficiency.
Response times vary based on floor construction, with options for setback facilities to optimise energy usage.
To further enhance control, we offer a wide range of thermostat options, from simple dial thermostats to programmable ones with remote capabilities. These user-friendly devices, available in wired or wireless versions, ensure easy operation for homeowners.
Why Choose Marshall & McCourt?
Choose Marshall & McCourt for brilliant expertise in heating and renewable energy systems. Experience the warmth of efficiency and comfort with our cutting-edge solutions.