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Under Floor Heating

Underfloor heating was first introduced to Britain 2,000 years ago by the Romans who spread the concept of "central heating" throughout their Empire.

Initially the preserve of the rich, under floor heating became increasingly commonplace in public buildings and villas, particularly in the colder regions of the Roman Empire. The system the Romans employed involved "hypocausts" - ducts under the floor and flues in walls with hot air from fires travelling through them. The hot air would then warm the tiles or bricks and the heat would be passed into rooms. Rasmey Plumbing and Heating are one of few local companies who supply and design their own under floor heating insulations.

How it works.

Warm water from the boiler system is circulated through lengths of pipe embedded in the floor, each room has its own circuit and all circuits are connected to a distribution manifold. As each room has its own circuit it is a simple process to apply room temperature control, a thermostat is fitted in the room and connected to an electrically operated valve on the circuit serving that room.

Benefits of under floor heating

Overall heat temperature of the room, even warmth. This adds to the overall comfort level and gives energy savings of between 15% and 50% depending on ceiling height. Excellent for asthma & allergy suffers as there is no dust circulation Environmentally friendly especially when used alongside Solar Panels, Condensing boilers and ground source heat pumps. Little Maintenance Easy Installation Easy to regulate due to compact manifolds. Under floor heating is invisible and doesn't take up valuable wall space with unsightly radiators that need to be maintained

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