Underfloor heating

Underfloor heating: underfloor

Wireless control of water-based underfloor heating

Alternative applications

Check special floor systems both electric and water based underfloor heating. It combines the entire heating system and enables its wireless control from a central operating unit.

installation

  • floor thermostats can be collected in a parapet duct in the immediate vicinity of the heating circuit valve or alternatively in the individual rooms. * It should be connected to the actuator above the check valve.
  • FTs that act as relays for the actuator should be not near floors or placed under pipes to prevent damage from leaking water system.
  • it is important, that the flow of the individual heating circuits is ensured, otherwise the water-based heating system would not work effectively or not at all.
  • The installation should be done by a certified electrician be performed.

* Note: The installation of the heating circuit distributor in a metal cabinet is not possible as this will affect the transmission of the radio signals.

Setup for water-based underfloor heating

For the adaptive control to work optimally, the setting of the desired floor temperature can not be changed constantly. This also applies to the automatic floor temperature and weather-compensated controller.

To avoid teething problems The system can be operated without the adaptive control for individual rooms. In cases where the flow temperature is insufficient or unstable, the use of adaptive control should be avoided. This also applies to systems without hydraulic balancing.

If it is desirable to operate the heating system while the lowering temperature is being changed the adaptive control is deactivated become.

The flow temperature should be set to a constant value of z. B. 35° C can be adjusted. If the temperature setting is lower, it takes longer to heat up the floor. Please note the maximum temperature specification for wooden floors and the arrangement of the wireless system.

The Requirements for a radio connection between all floor thermostats and the central control unit should be given.

It does not open the valves when there is no need for heat such as. In summer. It is advisable, to vary the temperature during the summer, so the valves are open for a few minutes to maintain proper functioning.

Wireless control technology

High-tech control systems

Underfloor heating: heating

Digital display

With a High-tech control system for underfloor heating has started the future. The system is designed for customers who value functionality, quality and design.

The idea is to wirelessly interconnect the control of a heating system and from a central location. The centrally placed control unit controls the floor heating of the entire house. All rooms at the same time or individual rooms with individual heating programs can be controlled. The floor thermostat located in each room records the floor temperature via a floor sensor and switches the heating elements on or off via a relay. The detection of the room temperature is done with special sensors.

For an extension of the system individual components can be added at any time. There is no need to lay meter-long cables in the various rooms, which saves the installer a considerable amount of time during installation and saves the building owner costs. The intuitive installation program of the central unit safely guides you through the configuration setup.

Easy to use after easy installation

A self-explanatory system that invites you to use - that's what every customer wants. Plain text display and symbols as well as the reduction of the control buttons to the essentials guarantee an absolutely simple operability with overview over all functions. Integrated help functions are available to the user at every screen level and guide them to the destination in case of problems. For example, the floor of the nursery, which is kept warm for playing children, while in the bedroom more moderate temperatures prevail.

A heating system for the future

A good heating system meets both the needs of the installer and the user. Because of his Timer, antifreeze and absence function it is very cost efficient in energy consumption. In addition, the entire system falls after a short time in a kind of "sleep state" and thus contributes in addition to energy savings. The network system can be easily adapted to individual needs and expanded and retrofitted easily and without much effort if necessary.

The advantages at a glance

  1. Cost-effective energy consumption thanks to timer, antifreeze and absence function
  2. Touch screen display
  3. Communication between the system components
  4. System extension possible at any time
  5. Easy to install, as no cables need to be laid
  6. Individual temperature setting of individual rooms possible

underfloor

Solution for floors: Whether through renovation or new construction

Underfloor heating: heating

Floor temperature control made easy

The new, highly developed adhesive layer simplifies the installation of our thin-bed heating mats. Embedded in a top coating such as leveling compound or flexible adhesive ensures the only 2.3 mm thin heating mat for a comfortable room climate as well as increased comfort.

A new warm floor over the old and problem solution when renovating: thin-bed heating mat

Due to the special, thin construction of the thin-bed heating mat, it is possible to achieve a pleasantly warm floor without much effort. This is especially important in the renovation, since here usually only small construction heights are possible.

The self-adhesive thin-bed heating mat can be easily laid on existing, old tiles, screed or chipboard and adheres without any further fixings. If you have missed the laying of the mats, they can easily be removed from the ground and the position corrected. Subsequently will a thin layer of leveling compound or leveling compound applied and embedded the heating mat. As possible Oberbeläge offer z. As ceramic or natural stone, carpet and laminate. Ceramics or natural stone are particularly suitable as a top covering, but carpet and laminate coverings are also possible.

Mostly installed as additional heating in bathrooms and showers but also in the living area, the floor is pleasantly tempered and you get through the radiant heat a comfortable, healthy room climate. Due to the low coverage of the heating mat, the heating reacts very fast, the energy is used optimally.

The thin-bed heating mat finds predominantly in the renovation of bathrooms, kitchens, in the attic, etc. but also in the new building more and more application and offers, especially in the transitional period, an economic temperature of the rooms.

The regulation of the underfloor heating takes place with the latest technology, a "thinking" thermostat. This intelligent product solution "learns" how the room behaves, how fast the temperature rises or falls and takes this into account in its control behavior. Temperature control of individual rooms via a personal computer is the latest innovation.

Via an interface on the PC and the corresponding software can be communicated with the thermostats. Settings of temperatures or switching times, read out data and much more is possible with a click of the mouse. Heating systems offer the highest level of comfort and economy combined with the simplest operation. Simply heat intelligently.

Two-conductor thin-bed heating mat - type DTIF

The self-adhesive thin-bed heater with a connection cable

Due to the special design of the thin-bed heating mat open up to the user new perspectives regarding heating comfort in the old and new building.

This heating mat system was specially designed for installation in leveling compound or flexible adhesive directly below the floor covering developed.

product features

  • A connection line
  • Big type selection
  • High quality materials
  • 100% shielding of the cable
  • Self-adhesive carrier net
  • 10 years warranty

To ensure a uniform temperature profile on the floor surface was a small length load the used heating cable of only 11 W / m. The product range includes heating mat sizes from 1.0 - 10 sqm with a specific heating capacity of 150 W / sqm.

In case of bad or even missing insulation In the floor construction, the installation of thermal insulation panels improves the efficiency of the heating system.

The heating mat construction

The heating cables are meandering fixed on a glass fiber fabric, which can be stuck without additional aids on the ground. The four-meter-long PTC thermistor is assembled to the heating cable by means of shrink sleeves. These surface heating elements comply with VDE 0700 Part 241. The maximum permissible temperature at the surface of the heating cable is 120° C.

Technical specifications

PTC2 x 4 m, 1.0 mm²
cable structureTwo-wire heating cable with shielding
Specific performance150 W / m²
tension230V
length load11 W / m
insulationPVDF / FEP
Nominal limit temperature120° C
resistance tolerance+10% / -5%
Minimum installation temperature5° C
Smallest bending radius6 x dA
calculation width50 cm
Shipping width43 cm
mat height3.2 mm
Coverable area with 1 heating mat1m² - 10m²

Floor heating system for wooden floors

Underfloor heating: heating

Building with wood and wooden floors

Installation panels and heating cables offer the perfect solution for quick and easy installation of electric underfloor heating under wooden coverings.

The installation panels were special for installation under wooden coverings developed. Their safety and the compatibility with wood coverings was tested and confirmed in a test.

The advantages

  • Low weight (statics)
  • Insulation to the ground
  • Very good heat distribution
  • Ready for use after installation
  • Installation in dry construction

An effective solution

The combination of an insulation board and a heat-conducting surface ensures a very good heat distribution. As a result, relatively little energy is needed to achieve the desired thermal comfort. The system can be installed on screed or wooden floors without pretreatment in drywall. It is laid floating and provides the necessary insulation to the ground. It consists of 12 mm thick polystyrene, coated with a 1 mm thick aluminum profile sheet. The heating cable is easy pressed into the existing grooves in the aluminum profile. The panels can easily be cut to the required size with a suitable saw if space geometry dictates.

Technical specifications

constructionPolystyrene and aluminum
Dimensions50 x 100 cm
thickness13 mm
U-value3.0 W / m²
Max. Traffic load3670 kg / m²
Heizleitungslänge10.0 m
Max. Permissible heating power100 W / m²
equipmentsensor mounting

Storage heating and direct heating

The floor direct heating offers the highest possible comfort and is a durable and maintenance-free heating solution. The floor storage heater is the cheapest heating solution, as it optimally exploits cheap electricity tariffs.

Electric floor heaters are a cheap, comfortable and future-proof alternative to the known conventional heating systems and have proven themselves in practice well. The flawless function of several million m² of installed space in the Federal Republic of Germany and Austria are the best proof of this.

Intelligent and comfortable heaters for warm feet and a healthy indoor climate

Add to that the typical advantages of a low-temperature surface heating. Due to the uniform heat treatment over the floor surface, the temperature profile of a floor heating of the "ideal heating" comes closest. An even room climate causes the actual temperature to be subjectively warmed by 1 to 2 ºC. This allows a corresponding lowering of the room temperature without sacrificing comfort and thus an energy saving of up to 15%.

Also the positive health aspects Underfloor heating should not be underestimated. Physicians recommend a room climate in which the person feels comfortable and his health is not endangered. By lowering the room temperature increases the relative humidity, which counteracts excessive drying of the respiratory tract.

Conventional radiators are relative to room temperature with relatively high temperatures operated, with the result that there is always to Staubaufwirbelungen that irritate the respiratory tract additionally. Such health disadvantages are not to be feared in a floor heating. The free architectural design of the building is another plus, since no disturbing radiators, pipes, niches, etc. affect the interior design. The field of application of electric underfloor heating systems extends from housing construction to commercial areas to public buildings.

Heating mat type: DSVO without shielding

Ready to install heating mats are made of heating cables, which are fixed meandering on a glass fiber fabric.

product features

  • Cheap
  • Big type selection
  • High quality materials
  • Laying in or under screed
  • Heating conductor on carrier network
  • Only in dry rooms

For connection to the mains Two color-coded 6 m long PTC thermistors are mounted via sleeves. The heating mats correspond in their design to DIN 44576 and can be installed directly on the cover above the thermal insulation. The heating cables used are manufactured to VDE 0253 and carry the VDE mark. The version NH 2 GMY (type DSVO, without shielding) is insulated and only suitable for installation in dry rooms.

Technical specifications

PTC2 x 6 m, 1.5 mm²
cable structureSingle conductor heating cable without shielding
Specific performance75 - 225 W / m²
tension230V
Approval heating cableVDE 0253
length load7.5 - 15 W / m
insulationPVC
Nominal limit temperature90° C
resistance tolerance+10% / -5%
Minimum installation temperature5° C
Smallest bending radius5 x dA
calculation width75 cm
Shipping width68 cm
mat height4 mm

Heating mat type: DTCE with shielding

product features

  • Heating mat with shielding
  • High quality insulation materials such as Teflon as cable insulation
  • Laying in or under screed
  • Simplified installation due to two-conductor heating cable with only one PTC thermistor
  • Heating cable on glass fiber carrier network
  • Deformation resistance of the heating cable 2000 N
  • Dry rooms, damp rooms and wet rooms
  • 10 years warranty

Technical specifications

tension230V
rated temperature80° C
resistance tolerance+10% / -5%
PTC1 x 6 m, 1.5 mm²
length load7.5 - 15 W / m
Approval heating cableSEMKO
Mindestverlgegetemp.5° C
outer diameter7 mm
Smallest bending radius5 x dA
Berechungsbreiteabout 75 cm
Shipping widthabout 68 cm
protection classIP X7

Thermostats for wall mounting

Select thermostat correctly

Underfloor heating: temperature

Thermostats for individual room control: When choosing the right thermostats are to consider the following criteria:

  • Correct selection of the sensor combination (only floor sensor, room sensor only, combination of room and floor sensor)
  • Choice of mounting option (surface-mounted, flush-mounted, distributor installation)
  • design
  • switching capacity
  • Required functions

Each thermostat offers several of the above features.

Product information: Room thermostats
Self-adjusting UP clock thermostat with LCD display

Optional operation only with floor sensor, only with room sensor or as double thermostat with floor and room sensor possible. Patented control behavior E.S.C.I., fault indication system, frost protection function, network compatible, party function, sensor monitoring.

Electronic thermostat for surface mounting

The thermostat is manufactured in three different variants.

With built-in NTC room sensor, combination thermostat with NTC line sensor 3 m long and built-in NTC room sensor. Wall mounting or on flush-mounted box 55 mm in diameter.

Photo credit

  • Kids in the morning: magicpen / pixelio.de

Intelligent underfloor heating systems

Underfloor heating is a flexible, versatile solution, ensuring efficient and comfortable heat. Electric underfloor heating systems heat the room with heating mats or heating cables and are regulated by thermostats.

Various built-in solutions allow great flexibility in terms of use and installation underfloor heating.

More about underfloor heating

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