lost radient heat in stone floor

Old 08-28-07, 09:31 PM
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lost radient heat in stone floor

do to a faulty pipe I am left with no heat in a room with a stone floor and no usable walls on 3 sides to mount baseboard . The house is a log home built 20 years ago and is located in lower upstate new york.The room is 17' by 17' with atrium doors on 3 sides leaving only the side attached to house for heating if I use every inch I can get almost 17 plus 5 feet "small section of wall next to the one wall I have. " This is a total of 22 feet of 3/4 hot water baseboard ran on its on zone from oil boiler. this is the heat that is in the rest of house . its a solid post beam construction with 6 skylights . the room is very well insulated and not very high maybe 10 feet at highest and is a shallow 2/`12 pitch am in need of some help I was hoping by adding a unit meant for under cabinets" kick spaces heater with a fan" would add enough to heat room it It could mount under stairs I also noticed the only come in a smaller pipe size then 3/4 help confused here
Old 08-28-07, 10:06 PM
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On a base board heaters you can get 720 BTU/HR with 200o water temperature at 4 g.p.m. flow. Might go to http://warmair.net and compare fuel cost for where you are from oil to gas and electric
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What's the room used for?

Have you thought about a radiant wall or ceiling for it?
Old 08-29-07, 07:18 PM
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Heat Loss

You need to determine the heat loss for that room. There is a good, free, program for such a calculation available from Slantfin.com.
Once you determine the heat loss, then you can consider how you want to supply that amount of heat to the room. Until that calculation is done, everybody is guessing.

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