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You could use a low voltage product called Zmesh...

You could use a low voltage product called Zmesh in between the joists. Search for it on Google. The most important issue you'll want to address is insulation afterward. A reflective insulator first...
06-22-11, 07:52 AM
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Whose system did you you purchase? There is no...

Whose system did you you purchase? There is no reason to require an SLC over the element accept to make it easier to work over. ALL of the electric heating elements out there, whether line (high)...
02-04-11, 12:23 PM
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Posted By warmsmeallup

There's a product called The Barrier from...

There's a product called The Barrier from nofp.com that is 3/8" thick with a vaport barrier on teh top and bottom that you can roll outr and then put a 1/2-3/4" plywood over the top of that will act...
02-03-11, 05:08 PM
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Posted By warmsmeallup

You were a little vague in your question; do you...

You were a little vague in your question; do you expect to use the radiant as primary heat and not use the baseboard or in additional to the baseboard.

If it's the primary source, you will need...
12-22-10, 03:45 PM
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Posted By warmsmeallup

You need to try thinking outside the box...or...

You need to try thinking outside the box...or slab, so-to-speak. Here' show it lays out:
Lay out the The Barrier
Lay (shoot in or floating) out 3/4" plywood
Then the finished surface goes over the...
12-21-10, 08:21 AM
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Posted By warmsmeallup

Try looking into "The Barrier" from NOFP.COM. It...

Try looking into "The Barrier" from NOFP.COM. It is 3/8" polystyrene insulator with a vapor barrier.
11-12-10, 01:36 PM
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Posted By warmsmeallup

Radiant Floor Warming

If the radiant floor system you buy is a line voltage mat and you cover no more than 35sf, it will use no more than 5a at 120v. You should run it through a GFCI thermostat though. Don't put the GFI...
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Posted By warmsmeallup

Yeah, I know. I'm just holding out for some MS...

Yeah, I know. I'm just holding out for some MS employee who knows a secret (easier) solution. If I do the 'reinstall' thing, I'm probably just going to breakdown and upgrade to the 2007 pkg.
...
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Posted By warmsmeallup

How to Remove Excel 2003 from Register?

I have Office 2003 installed on my laptop. Recently, while using a file in Excel we had a power failure and my battery was also dead (what a coincidence!). When power came back up, I could still use...
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Posted By warmsmeallup

You can just search the web for Self Regulating...

You can just search the web for Self Regulating Cable. We're not allowed to post more information than that.

Self Regulating Cable will warm up to different temperatures when it is in contact...
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Posted By warmsmeallup

Hi NET! If you do choose to install the "heat...

Hi NET!
If you do choose to install the "heat tape", better known as Self Regulating Heating Cable", be sure you run it up the roof at least 1' beyond the cold wall AND in the gutters and...
04-23-09, 07:06 PM
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Posted By warmsmeallup

We have installed it ( look up Zmesh on the net)...

We have installed it ( look up Zmesh on the net) as the primary source of heat a few homes in entirety and in many additions and remodels. You must get a heat loss calculation performed to be sure...
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Posted By warmsmeallup

I don't know how much QW is, we don't install it...

I don't know how much QW is, we don't install it but Zmesh (http://www.comfortradiant.com/zmeshinterior.php) CAN be run directly under any hardwood without any effect. You can nail through it, screw...
03-06-09, 02:44 PM
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Posted By warmsmeallup

Or, if the budget allows, put a Zmesh...

Or, if the budget allows, put a Zmesh under-shingle radiant heating system in and fix it from the outside.
Roof Snow and Ice Melting (http://www.comfortradiant.com/roof-deicing.php)
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Posted By warmsmeallup

The 'pros' are that if you install them correctly...

The 'pros' are that if you install them correctly in a double run, they will work to keep your gutters flowing to the ground.

Yes, you can get a temperature sensor that will turn the cable on...
12-20-08, 07:30 PM
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Posted By warmsmeallup

You may want to ask if damaging and then splicing...

You may want to ask if damaging and then splicing voids the warranty as well...
12-11-08, 06:03 PM
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Posted By warmsmeallup

I'm glad that worked out for you. We just...

I'm glad that worked out for you. We just finished an installation where the radiant system installed wasn't adequate as primary, though it was supposed to be, and we were brought in to retro-fit...
11-24-08, 05:49 PM
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Posted By warmsmeallup

Yes, the cold air dropping down from the second...

Yes, the cold air dropping down from the second floor is affecting the first but, I think it goes 'deeper' than what's been mentioned here.

What's the temperture of the basment below the first...
08-14-08, 06:47 AM
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Posted By warmsmeallup

I apologize for the rant but I need to clarify: ...

I apologize for the rant but I need to clarify:

The elements we install in bathrooms do not compare in any way (other than the fact that they create heat through electric resistance) to Suntouch...
08-12-08, 02:43 PM
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Posted By warmsmeallup

It's not the wet feet or the elelctric wires,...

It's not the wet feet or the elelctric wires, it's the waste of energy. Why heat something that already has a heat source..the hot water falling on it.
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Posted By warmsmeallup

Do you get any snow where you live?

Do you get any snow where you live?
06-24-08, 08:38 AM
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Posted By warmsmeallup

I know it sounds hard to believe but, in the vein...

I know it sounds hard to believe but, in the vein of polished concrete as finished floors, "artsie" citizen's are looking at the smooth surfaced hardi as a finished floor. I've been asked to quote...
06-21-08, 07:06 PM
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Posted By warmsmeallup

If you break it down to 16th's, 5/8ths is...

If you break it down to 16th's, 5/8ths is 10/16ths. So the next size larger would be 11/16th's. If you want to stay in 1/8ths, than obviously it's 6/8ths or 3/4".
05-10-08, 05:05 AM
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Posted By warmsmeallup

Look into a product called Zmesh. It will solve...

Look into a product called Zmesh. It will solve all the problems you stated and be 100% efficient. You can also get running costs by zone to dispell the "OMG and electric system, you're crazy"...
04-29-08, 09:05 AM
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Posted By warmsmeallup

Hey Juice: With all that curing and of...

Hey Juice:
With all that curing and of different media types, let it all cure naturally before activating the heat. Minimum of 1 week to be sure. You'll be able to walk on it but don't heat it.
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