Calling heating engineers

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In the former restaurant I am working at they have heating pipes in tall skirting boards and electric heating elements in the coving around the ceiling. Surprisingly effective.
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Done electrics on many underfloor heating systems ,,found one which worked best had small zones each with own room stat to controll valve ,,usually zone in each room ,sep in hall up and down ,,and works better if doors are closed ,elect heating in IOM. Very rare as electric is expensive ,,when I used to live in UK   They used to have a cheap tariff for certain hours ,not sure if still on place or cost 

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U/f heating is more efficient than radiators, dependant on the floor covering. 30 degrees for tiles and 60 if wood, carpet can be used but a low tog rating is required. Air and ground source pumps work on a lower temperature making it ideal for under floor htg. Ground source is more expensive to fit. It can also be fitted into a running river to cut costs. Ground temperature is roughly 9degrees @ 1mtr depth. Running water varies according to season but both reheat the cooler water created by the pump unit. A glorified fridge freezer but in reverse. Just feel the heat behind the appliance in the kitchen and you'll understand. Jk floor heating use a great machine to grind out the floor with no dust according to their video. Haven't used them myself but I'm curious for my next refurb
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Our house is 1970 semi detach and there is a wooden floor which has been "glued" to a concrete slab and tile in the kitchen. The flooring will be changed to  something which would be compatible with U/F heating. 

Pat which big machine are you talking about?

Jack

 

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https://www.jk-gb.com/applications.php
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Thanks

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It seems we could have a heat pump fitted to our house.

I'm starting the search.

Is there a brand of HP to go for and some to avoid?

Any specialists around Oxford?

Jack

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We are looking into the replacement of our oil boiler with a heat pump, general response so far seems to be in favour of Mitsubishi. Regards Paul.