In-floor system covers heating, uncoupling and waterproofing

The Ardex Americas Flexbone Heat membrane system includes three major components for heating, uncoupling and waterproofing. It is said to have 81 percent less air space under the membrane for faster, and more efficient heating. The cables are manufactured to the highest safety and quality standards with aluminum tubing and FEP cable insulation, the company […]

Amazon Alexa used to activate heated floor thermostat

The 4iE Smart WiFi thermostat from Warmup is now compatible with Amazon Alexa. With the MyHeating App and Alexa, users can now control a Warmup smart heating system with their voices. For example, just say, “Alexa, increase the living room underfloor heating by 5 degrees,” a useful comfort control when the users are caught with […]

Peel-and-stick membrane floor heating system introduced

Warmup has announced the peel-and-stick version of its DCM-PRO Membrane floor heating system. The TCNA-tested membrane is the first of its kind and adheres directly onto plywood and concrete subfloors without the use of thinset. It has been successfully tested to ANSI 118.12 anti-fracture standards and the Robinson test (ASTM C-627). Combined with the DCM-PRO […]

Wi-Fi thermostat

Schluter-Systems has added smart home technology to its Ditra-Heat electric floor warming system with a new Wi-Fi thermostat. The Ditra-Heat-E-WiFi thermostat makes programming the floor warming system fast and simple, whether the user is at home or on the road with a mobile app, the company says. The touchscreen on the thermostat features an intuitive and interactive color display screen that provides […]

Thermostat provides energy-efficient programming

Warmup has announced an addition to its programmable thermostat line. The Tempo thermostat provides energy-efficient programming features for customers looking for an easy way to control the underfloor heating in their homes. The thermostats turn dial operation is comparable to the original iPod design. By following the suggested programming and Early-Start features, users can limit energy consumption while maintaining a comfortable […]

Floor warming system provides sound control and thermal break

Ditra-Heat-Duo from Schluter Systems is an electric floor warming system with an integrated thermal break and sound control. The relatively thin thermal break on the underside of the membrane allows the system to warm tiled floors up to 70 percent faster over concrete substrates by directing heat to the tile, not to the subfloor. The […]

Warm tiled floors up to 70 percent faster

Schluter-DITRA-HEAT-TB from Schluter-Systems is said to be the first electric floor warming system with an integrated thermal break to overcome the challenge of the mass of typically cool concrete immediately below the heating cables. The thin thermal break on the underside of the membrane allows the system to warm tiled floors up to 70 percent […]

WiFi thermostat adds integration with Nest

Pentair has announced that its Nuheat brand of electric floor heating systems now works with the Nest Learning Thermostat. The Nuheat Signature launched in 2014 and was the world’s first wifi thermostat for electric floor heating systems; this marks the next development stage of that thermostat. Through the integration, Nest’s combination of sensors, algorithms and […]

Heating a room with the floor

NuHeat showcased its mat in-floor heating system at The International Surfaces Event (TISE) 2015 in Las Vegas in January. The mats heat tile, stone, laminate and engineered hardwood floors. They turn the floor into a room’s heat source. NuHeat standard mats are available in more than 60 square and rectangular sizes. Custom mats for rooms […]

New name, new products

Stone and Pewter Accents has rebranded and launched several new product lines. They include handcrafted glass, ceramic and wood tiles under the new brand name Lunada Bay Tile. The company has primarily made stone and pewter tile. However, it rebranded because product offerings now extend to other materials. www.lunadabaytile.com