Under Laminated Wood Heating in Pretoria
Heat Africa’s underlaminate heating system is 100% waterproof and tested under high standards. It consist of an earth shield or a metal shield and an aluminium based blanket. A variety of shapes and sizes are available to ensure maximum floor coverage. All heating units are reversible to ease the installation when approaching the connecting point.
Underlaminate heating units should cover approximately 80% or more of the available floor surface and can be installed under most laminate locking systems (please note laminate manufacturers specifications).
- Between 6-12 mm thickness
- HDF based (high density fibre)
- Removable locking system
- Join strength of ± 650 kg per linear metre
- Minimum of 2-4 mm underlay (combilay)
- Minimum 200 micron damp proof membrane
Under wood heating:
The underlaminate aluminium heating blankets are placed directly under the laminate floor, above the underlay (combilay). The floor sensor supplied with the thermostat must be placed under the heating panel ± 600 mm towards the inside of the unit. The floor sensor works in conjunction with the electronic thermostat and ensures a maximum floor
temperature of 27° C
Power saving tips for the winter
Choose a correctly designed heating system for a start.This will ensure a functional and economical heating system.
Don’t compromise on the wattage per squire metre, we recommend a 1000w per 12-14m2 area.
Always run the heating system on the lowest possible running temperature.(14 – 18 degrees celcius).
The positioning of the thermostats are important. Under carpet heating system should only be used when needed,its not necessary to run throughout the day.
Don’t cover the heating system with loose rugs, over the floor medium(loose rug on top of tiles).
The idea of the heating system ,is to create a comfortable, living ambient temperature,where you only need to get rid off the “winter chill ” on the floor.
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