30 Sep '11, 2pm

Creatherm: A Simple, Flexible Radiant Slab

Creatherm: A Simple, Flexible Radiant Slab

Radiant flooring is a popular method for heating a space. Typicaly, installing a radiant slab on grade has required the time- and labor-intensive process of laying down wire mesh and then tying the tubing to the grid of the mesh to provide an even layout. But using the Creatherm radiant floor panel makes it faster and easier to install radiant tubing, as well as providing an insulation layer beneath the floor. Creatherm panels allow for rapid installation of PEX since the installer can “walk-in” the tubing as they unroll it by just pressing it in place with a foot. The knurled knobs in the Creatherm panels act to hold the PEX tubing in place, and their open grid configuration allows for a much more varied and flexible installation of radiant tubing. Creatherm panels also feature interlocking edges, so that the underlayment will not shift. The panels additionally provide in...

Full article: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2011/09/creatherm-flexible-rad...

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