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Electric Underfloor Heating – What Can Go Wrong?

Electric underfloor heating systems are a modern incarnation of an ancient engineering system. Whether you trace electric underfloor heating systems to the ondol fireplaces venting hot air under the floors in Korea and China or Roman hypocausts, the value of warm floors in keeping buildings habitable and comfortable in winter has been known for thousands of years and around the world. The only major change has been the shift from steam and smoky exhaust to electric heating elements. What are some of the most common electric underfloor heating problems not caused by installation or failure in the control system? Continue reading

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