For a homeowner with allergies, being in a home with a forced air heating system can be among the worst places to be. This white paper identifies some ways for homeowners to reduce airborne allergens and improve indoor air quality.
Most of us have lived with forced air heating systems. These systems heat air within the furnace as its blower forces the heated air throughout the house via ducts. Radiant heat, however, is a completely different, more efficient, method of heating a home.
Oftentimes, radiant heating systems are installed with new construction or when replacing carpeting and other flooring material, or during a remodeling project. The thin, 1.2 mm, STEP Warmfloor heating membrane that utilizes low voltage energy, can be cut and easily...
In their infancy, solar panels and radiant heating systems were great concepts waiting for a marriage of the two. Their respective technologies were efficient enough but consumer costs were prohibitive. Today, demand for both has created vast efficiency improvements by...
The Italian-inspired, energy-efficient Proud Green Home of Louisville includes several energy efficient attributes included in its captivating Italian-inspired architecture by Clive Pohl of Lexington, Kentucky-based Pohl Rosa Pohl.
North America’s largest solar conference and exhibition, Solar Power International (SPI), held September 12-15 in Las Vegas, exceeded the anticipated attendance of 15,000 with over 18,000 attendees visiting 650 exhibitors. Powered by the Solar Power Industries Association (SEIA), SPI’s growth...
Houseboats are very popular and can be seen on most canals in Amsterdam. Electro Plastics was asked to offer a heating system for one of these houseboats. Drawings and specifications of the houseboat were given to Electro Plastics and, as total heating was requested, a heat loss calculation and layout were made.
STEP Warmfloor® is fast becoming a leading source for low-cost, reliable heating comfort in the mobile market. It can be installed in the walls, under seat cushions, under bed… anywhere you want comfortable heat.
A 1948 house remodeled in Minnetonka, Minnesota required certain areas to be warmer than others at various times of the day. Creating warm “comfort zones” in some parts of the house reduced the heat in other areas.
STEP Warmfloor® residential floor heating systems are designed to provide even and comfortable warmth in a home. With an emphasis on safety and efficiency, STEP Warmfloor® is the ultimate solution for floor warming or complete heating.