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

Buried in concrete

Flextherm has unveiled its Concrete Mat Xpress, the company’s first mat designed specifically to be embedded in concrete. With a self-adhesive substrate, upon which is laid a 6W heating cable producing 12W per square foot of output, the mat can be installed in a few steps. Simply unroll the mat and secure it to the […]

Uncoupled tile-heating system

According to Schluter, ceramic and stone tiles have many benefits, but one potential drawback relates to their installation with floor-warming systems, which can cause cracking in tiles and grout. The company says its Ditra-Heat is the first electric floor-warming system that directly incorporates essential uncoupling technology into a floor-warming system, instead of using methods that […]