Ecowarm Panel Installed In Ceiling Web
Install the PEX tubing according to the layout plan. Tip: Staple up clear plastic over Ecowarm and draw where tubes are with marker. Tack up your sheet rock and place marked plastic on the ceiling to display tubing locations. Screw on the sheetrock avoiding tubing. The mechanical installer must be sure that air can be eliminated from the ceiling section radiant tubing using a central micro bubbler and complete system air purging on startup.
It is highly advisable to have a low temperature thermostatic water control for any areas where radiant ceiling is used and high surface temperature cut off control. The maximum water temperatures for ceiling systems are typically less than 90F. Overheating a radiant ceiling can be uncomfortable for occupant.
Hydronic radiant ceiling heating has some very real advantages yet it has succumbed to the marketing of “warm floors” by the radiant industry. First, radiant floors are only very warm when there is a big heating load on the coldest winter nights and radiant ceiling do make the floors feel neutral indirectly. There is much more beyond that. Check out the articles from industry experts below!