How Hydronic Heating Works
Hyrdronic heating is a very simple system that works by heating water via gas fired boiler and then circulating water through pipes to panels or other heat transfer devices throughout your home. The device radiates heat to other parts of the room and also creates it’s own gentle air currents to create convection. The concept of heating water to travel through pipe has been around for hundreds of years, I was at my parents property in the country and saw and old wood fired oven / cook top that was 80years old with 2 pipes coming off a section of the stove in the fire chamber. The technology has improved markedly but the principles remain the same.
Hydronic heating has long been known as the best form of heating possible, it creates a uniform temperature with no drafts.
No Air Flow
There is no requirement to use supply air grilles, return air grilles, ducts or fans.
The only air flow is the gentle enduced air currents from a warm panel. Steel panel radiators have long been the preferred choice of consultants and engineers for heating in the health industry as no air flow means less transference of airborne bacteria.
Hydronic heating is effortless and reliable, set and forget. Maintenance is seldom required, there are no return air grilles to clean.
Harsh winters in Australia are no match for a hydronic system as they have been used in Europe for decades.
Heat Transfer Devices
Steel panel radiators are the standard way heat is distributed in hydronic heating, there are many other options depending upon taste, requirements and construction of building.
Steel Panel Radiators
Steel Panel Radiators are not only high performance – elegance, superb finish and design are an integral part of the completed product.
Create a safe, comfortable, healthier bathroom environment with sylish towel rails and enjoy the luxury of warm dry towels.
Cast Iron Radiators
Cast iron radiators have agreat appeal to many people – the rough, rustic surface provides character for the home that requires an antique feel.
Radiant Underfloor Heating
Laid into your slab during construction the underfloor pipe delivers warm water at an optimum temperature to maintain comfortable conditions. As radiant heat warms surfaces and objects rather than air, the lower temperature means less fuel is consumed and the system is more economical.
Manifold systems allow different circuits to be used enabling your slab heating to be zoned and individually controlled and balanced for your comfort.
Steel Tubular Radiators
Contemporary, elegant and stylish – tubular radiators can be used as an architectural feature of your home while combining looks and warmth in one product.
Use your own designer flair and individuality by selecting something more eye catching.
Invisible pipes and radiator installed in a specially made cavity under the floor. The final result is simply a long grille and is available in different colours and materials. It is the ideal solution when there are large floor to ceiling windows or large sliding doors.