Warmboard S: Far More Difficult Project Flow
Warmboard S requires an unconventional construction flow of platform construction in which the panels are installed early in the building framing. The PEX tubing is usually installed immediately so that the walls can be erected, often crossing tubing.
For Warmboard S, a separate protective material layer is often needed to protect the tubing from damage and UV exposure during the construction of the building which can last months or more…and then this must be uninstalled, resulting in much higher installation costs and a difficult project flow.
Ecowarm is most often installed at the end of the project, right before flooring goods, thus avoiding these costly accommodations.