Category: Technical

  1. Heatmiser NEO – control your underfloor heating system using your smartphone

    With the Heatmiser Neo range it is now very easy to control your room thermostats using an app via your smartphone.  The thermostats are stylish and they come with a neoHub that connects to your broadband router.   The thermostats are available in hardwired (neoStats) and wireless (neoAir) version.  They communicate with the neoHub to […]

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  2. Grundfos UPM3 – the next generation of underfloor heating pumps

      Here at Underfloor Heating Systems Limited we always make sure we use the latest new technology.  We have now updated our pumps from the Grundfos UPS2 pump to the Grundfos UPM3 pump. The UPM3 pump comes with a number of benefits:   – 7 m head – Easy access to the user interface from […]

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  3. Premium stainless steel manifolds for total piece of mind

    Underfloor Heating Systems Limited aim to always use highest quality products.   Hence we have always used manifolds made by Watts/Dumser in Germany. Compared to some other manifolds available on the market, this manifold just doesn’t leak – which gives both the installer and the end user confidence. Nobody wants additional call outs to site, […]

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  4. Is it possible to combine traditional radiators with underfloor heating?

    Wet underfloor heating and radiators can indeed be combined together. It is quite common for properties in the United Kingdom to have underfloor heating e.g. on the ground floor and radiators on the upper floors. As the ground floor is generally concrete screed, in particular with new builds, this is the perfect floor construction for […]

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  5. Your underfloor heating quote

    Having designed, supplied and installed underfloor heating successfully now for over a decade, we are in a lucky situation where we are trusted and proven as experts in the industry. Here, our director Anders Berg gives the benefit of his experience to explain how to get the best quote for your project:   Buying an […]

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  6. Screed thickness with underfloor heating in solid concrete floors

    You will benefit from the best performance of any underfloor heating system using a solid floor, with the pipes buried in a screed on top of floor insulation.  You can achieve a maximum heat output of 100 W / m2 in concrete floors compared to only 70 W / m2 in timber suspended floors.   […]

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  7. How does underfloor heating cope with high boiler flow temperatures?

    An explanation of how the manifold & mixing valve work   Here at Underfloor Heating Systems Ltd we use the Reliance Water Controls (RWC) pump mixing valve to lower the water temperature from the boiler to the underfloor heating system. But what exactly is a manifold mixing valve and why does every underfloor heating manifold need […]

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  8. Underfloor Heating Problems & Their Solutions

    Provided a high quality system has been chosen and installed correctly, new underfloor heating systems should not have any problems. However, as the first two conditions of this statement are not always strictly adhered to, niggles can occasionally crop up. The best way to combat any potential issues with your underfloor heating system is to […]

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  9. Underfloor Heating Guidelines

    Below we have compiled some useful guidelines to help answer some common questions about the installation of water underfloor heating; Flow Rate To calculate the flow rate for each underfloor heating loop, take the loop length and divide by 40. For example, 100 m loop length/40 = 2.5 l/min flow for the underfloor heating loop. […]

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