When someone builds a home for you, you have the opportunity to make it as sustainable, eco-friendly and energy-efficient as possible. Not only are sustainable homes more cost-effective over the long term, they have a smaller environmental impact, and can be more appealing to home-buyers when you’re ready to sell and move. In fact, more than half of Realtors report consumers are interested in sustainability, according to the National Association of Realtors’ REALTORS and Sustainability report. What’s more, 70 percent say a home’s efficient use of energy is important to potential buyers.
For the first time, an Infloor Heating System has been photographed from above by a drone. The aerial view provides a unique look at an Infloor hydronic heating system and in great detail. We just wrapped up this hydronic heating project in Buena Vista, CO where a homeowner had an Infloor Heating System installed in the concrete floor of their new garage. We used 3/8″ BPEX tubing that is 6″ on center with 200′ loops. The images provide a good look at the clean and organized installation of this system, that will provide invisible, energy-efficient comfort for decades to come. Have a look… READ MORE
For many, when planning and designing a greenhouse, heating is a factor that is often overlooked. A traditional forced-air heather and thermostat are often considered, but is this method of greenhouse heating really the best solution? For those in Northern climates, there is a more cost-effective means of heating your greenhouse, which provide both plants and growers with a number of benefits: radiant heating.