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PostPosted: Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:27 pm 
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Any recommendations for underfloor heating systems?

Ive heard speeedfit arent good, but know nothing aboutbothers.

Some people recommend Uponor.


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Depends on your budget really, most will design & supply.

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As this is in 'plumbing' I assume you're taking about wet ufh and there are two sides - one is the pipework which is pretty much taken as read, the systems that lay in a preformed grid of 'pegs' allow for more even distribution. One setup I've inherited consists of polypipe randomly laid under 2" of screed twenty years ago controlled by t/stats & 22mm zone valves.

But it is the electronic controls and activators that raise the issue & don't need to be the same brand. (beware, some systems from abroad use 14mm pipe whereas UK connectors are 15mm, adaptors can be hard to source).

I've been looking at Watts Electronics but cannot find much information on the interweb, easy enough to purchase but no feedback on how good it is. My requirements would cost nigh on £500 which I am reluctant to spend without more info.

For another project planned for electric ufh (no boiler) we've decided that electric ufh is not worth the hassle & modern, digital, electric radiators will suffice. You can even get these wi-fi with an app, though apparently these make a buzzing sound in operation.

Think long and hard before going for ufh, it needs to come on before you need the warmth & go off earlier than you think, as the floor retains the heat.


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