Electric underfloor heating system installation in bathroom. Worker align cement with roller

Is Electric Underfloor Heating Safe for Your Bathroom?

November 5, 2019

Everyone dreads the feeling of going into your bathroom in a cold winter’s night. That’s one of the reasons why more and more people are opting for underfloor heating. There’s nothing quite like getting into your bathroom in the middle of winter, and having your feet fell toasty and warm.   A lot of people have concerns about underfloor…

Warm radiant floor construction installation

What is Radiant Heat and How Does it Work?

October 25, 2019

There are so many different ways to heat your home and office. The difficulty lies in really asking the question: What is the best way to do it? In order to answer that, it’s important to first know what all the options are, understanding how they work, and factor in how that will affect your…

infrared floor heating system under laminate floor

What is the Best Flooring for Underfloor Heating?

October 5, 2019

Underfloor heating is an increasingly attractive option for houses in Australia. Rather than the typical convection-based heating systems, underfloor heating uses heat radiation to create a warm and cozy home environment. Naturally, given the heat is radiating up through the floor, it is essential to weigh up which type of flooring is the best choice.…

Underfloor heating system under wooden floor. 3D rendered illustration

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.  

Closeup image of Underfloor Heating System installed in a modern house flooring

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…

Analysis of the heat on the window with thermal imaging camera

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…

Ways to Save Energy

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…

Electric Underfloor Heating system kept on the floor in a modern house 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?…

Woman in comfortable slippers on carpet, closeup. Floor heating

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…