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.
With people indoors 90 percent of the time, the Norwegian Regional Board of Health and the Department of Employment created guidelines for the country’s indoor business environment. With the employer responsible for indoor air quality, measures were taken to improve conditions for employees.
Electric radiant heat is kept where it is needed – at the floor. You notice this when your feet sense its comfort, making you feel warm even at a lower temperature setting. Conversely, step on a cold floor and you immediately feel cold throughout your body.
Today commercial buildings use between 33-50% of all AC electricity produced and distributed by public utilities in the United States. These same buildings also use a majority of digital electronic devices that are inherently DC powered.
Domaine de la Cressonnière in Pignans, France enlisted the consistent, self-regulating heat provided by STEP Heater to heat individual vats of wine by wrapping them with the thin, strong and flexible Nano Polycarbon membrane.
Several factors are contributing to the demand for better thermal comfort around the world: perceptions/attitudes toward climate change, adoption of numerous energy-efficient codes and technologies at varying measures across the globe, and population expansion to name a few.
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.