Radiant Floor Heating and Cooling Systems

An Energy Savers publication from the US Department of Energy s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy department.
This article outlines the advantages and types of radiant floor heating, floor coverings that may be used, types of tubing, controlling the system, radiant floor cooling, and the cost of radiant floor heating.
weblink: energysavers.gov/your_home/space_heating_cooling/index.cfm/mytopic=12590

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Condo Visitors at the PNE

Visitors checking out the breathing wall/solarium of the Sustainable Condo.
Comments from visitors to the display at the PNE include: • “I really like the ideas of energy efficiency and dual-uses of same appliances.” • “Really great layout and nice. Modern and cool stuff.” • “Fantastic concept.” • “Water and heat reuse and conservation were ingenious and excellent.” • “Great idea. I love the bed vent and the grey water washroom.”

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Sustainable Condo Visitors

Visitors line up to tour the Condo at the PNE 2004.
Comments from visitors to the display at the PNE include: •”Very thought provoking – nice to see someone’s thinking about important issues.” •”So nice – it s about time someone came up with this!” •”What a great idea! Definitely inspires me to watch my energy conservation.” •”Excellent. I appreciated the information about the water reusage and reuse systems.”

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