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Radiant Heating — How It Works to Keep Southwest Illinois Homes Cozy in Cool Temps

If you’re looking for an alternative to a traditional gas furnace in your Metro-East home this winter, you might want to consider a radiant heating system. What Is a Radiant Heating System? Radiant heating systems largely rely on radiant heat transfer, which can be explained as the delivery of heat directly from a warm surface to …

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5 Reasons You’ll Really Like A Radiant Heating System

More and more homeowners are choosing alternative heating methods due to rising energy costs and a growing environmentally aware population. One method that lowers the heat bill and offers a variety of other benefits is radiant heating. Radiant heat exchange happens when the heat from a warm surface transfers to a cooler surface. While radiant-heated floors …

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Radiant Heating Systems: Electric vs. Hydronic

Homeowners in the Metro-East area know that heating a home can be a substantial part of a family’s budget each winter. Radiant heating systems can provide some relief, as they cost less to operate than conventional baseboard heating or most forced-air systems. But homeowners considering radiant heating systems should educate themselves about this method of home heating …

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Radiant Barriers Are A Simple Solution To Heat Gain In The Attic

Summer heat gain, the process whereby exterior heat migrates into attics and loft voids, can be costly. It increases the work your air conditioning system must do to keep the building cool, which translates directly into increased energy costs. Radiant barriers are a simple solution to heat gain in the attic. The sun’s heat is …

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Getting A Radiant System? Great — But Do Your Homework

Making the decision to switch to radiant heating can be a money-saving addition to your renovation project. It’s not a decision to be taken lightly, as there are things about these systems that need to be taken into account before installation. Knowing what to look for and expect can prevent surprises along the way, and …

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