Residential Radiant Heat

residential radiant heat

residential radiant heat
Freezing weather coming to Orlando
It’s going to be cold overnight and in the early morning hours throughout Central Florida A blast of cold air blowing down from Canada will send temperatures below freezing across many parts of Central Florida Tuesday.
What is the pipe material for residential Radiant floor heating?

Would like to know the most common of effective material and the approximate amount of pipe/ft2 if possible. Any sources with this info would also be great.


Probably the most common pipe in use for new installations is PEX. PEX used for heating has an oxygen barrier. It’s called PEX-Al-PEX (the barrier is aluminum).

Here’s a place that carries it:

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