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Can You Use Wood for Your Bathrooms Underfloor Heating?

September 25, 2019

The feeling of cold feet on a cold floor in the middle of winter is an awful one, but one that everyone knows all too well. It is one of the reasons why underfloor heating is an increasingly popular and attractive choice for Australian homes, and particularly for bathrooms.  

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Are Underfloor Heating Systems Expensive?

September 5, 2019

The appeal of an underfloor heating system is obvious; warm, toasty floors all year round and all over the house. If you’re worried about costs, underfloor heating systems don’t have to be expensive. Underfloor heating is a cost-effective way to heat your home and could actually save you money in the long run. Here’s what you need to know when weighing up the…

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What is Heat Loss and How Do You Prevent It?

August 25, 2019

All homes lose heat through heat loss, but some properties are better prepared for the fight against the phenomenon than others. Do you notice that your rooms go cold again only a few minutes after you turn off the air conditioning? If so, you’re plagued by heat loss, and you should take action. Here’s our guide to understanding heat loss and some strategies for…

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5 Ways to Save Energy and Reduce your Bills

August 5, 2019

Year after year, power bills seem to only go up. However, there are practical steps that you can take to save energy and reduce your bills. They range from the common-sense things like switching lights off when you leave a room, to home renovations which improves the efficiency of your dwelling. Things like radiant floor heating systems seem luxurious because they’re so pleasurable, but they…

Heating concept. Temperature control for underfloor heating. Layers of heating floor in the bathroom.

Hydronic vs Electric Underfloor Heating for Your Bathroom

July 20, 2019

When it comes to underfloor heating, your two main choices are hydronic (pipes located underneath the flooring that have warm water pumping through them and radiate heat out) and electric (electrical wires instead of water). When it comes to installing a new system into your bathroom, which of the two options is right for you?…

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Can You Get Underfloor Heating With Carpet?

July 5, 2019

When most people think of floor heating, they usually think of using it to warm up hard, cold surfaces like wooden floorboards and frosty bathroom tiles. However, it might come as a surprise to learn that you can also use underfloor heating for carpeted areas. Read on to find out more about how you can…

Why We Must Re-evaluate our Approach to Heating in Modern Design

February 21, 2018

Open plan design is prominent within the Australian housing market. It combines living, kitchen and dining areas to create both a functional and aesthetically pleasing area. Open plan design often connects internal and external areas, brings the “outside in” and allows more natural light in whilst creating the illusion of more space. A survey by…

Heat Pump Technology for Underfloor Heating

February 21, 2018

As temperatures fall to new lows in winter and rise to unprecedented peaks in summer, energy consumption via heating and cooling is a mounting concern in Australian climates. Heating and cooling costs make up 40% of the average Australian household’s energy consumption- far outstripping any other energy need. With heating and cooling also comprising anywhere…

Hydro Majestic gives the Thumbs Up to Hydronic Heating

September 20, 2017

    The Hydro Majestic in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney, has undergone a major renovation and restoration.  With views across the Megalong valley to the escarpments beyond, the Hydro Majestic is not only luxury accommodation but a destination full of history, architectural interest and proximity to all the Blue Mountains offers. The task…

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Actuators – Putting the Control in Your Hands

May 30, 2017

Radiant heat is an incredible way to heat your home or commercial environment. It lets you enjoy an optimal temperature without using any more energy than is absolutely necessary. The best thing about radiant heat is that it allows for a gentle, even, ambient heat that doesn’t result in any cold zones. How does it…

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Designing a Comfortable Room? Don’t Forget a Quality Thermostat

May 8, 2017

The team at Comfort Heat are the specialists when it comes to smart heating technology in your home. From electric floor heating to hydronic floor heating and even electric heated mirror pads, we are dedicated to ensuring quality and comfort in every home or commercial environment. If you’re designing a comfortable room with one of…

A family of three, father, mom & their daughter lying on their backs on a wooden floor, having fun.

Creating an Energy Efficient Winter Wonderland

April 21, 2017

  The building industry today is rife with new ways to incorporate energy efficiency into the building process in a way that will attract customers. If you plan on building a new home for yourself, or you are a builder or architect with an eye on the trends, you might be asking yourself about all…