Category: Radiant Floor Heating – Archive

Installing Radiant Heat in the Winter


By now most of North America has had its first cold snap. If this has convinced you to upgrade your home or business with radiant heat, then there are a few things to know first. 1. Heated Floors Can Be Installed Anytime Heated floors and other indoor systems can be installed in any weather. December

ZMesh: 9″ or 12″?


Our ZMesh product is a unique bronze mesh which can be used for floor warming, space heating, and roof deicing. Its unique construction allows it to be installed beneath non-conductive roof coverings like asphalt shingles, providing deicing without compromising the look of your roof. ZMesh is also perfect for floor installation beneath hardwood, carpet, and

Tips for Installing Fixed Length Systems


When installing radiant heat for snow melting or floor warming, one factor that significantly impacts the process is whether the cable is fixed length or cut to fit in the field. Many of our products consist of a heating element and a cold lead. This cold lead does not heat up, and is used to connect

ZMesh: A Brief History


Heatizon ZMesh has a long and successful history of floor warming, space heating, and roof deicing. Its unique construction allows the bronze mesh to be nailed or stapled through during installation, making it ideal for heating under carpet, wood floors, or non-conductive shingles. The system is listed to ETL standards for interior floor and space

Troubleshooting Tips for Control Units


One of the many benefits of electric radiant heat is its solid-state design. In contrast to the pumps, boiler, and liquid-filled tubes of hydronic systems, electric systems involve no moving parts. Our cable and mesh systems operate for years when installed properly, all with no regular maintenance. However, as with all things mechanical or electric,

Heating Linoleum Floors


Linoleum has long been a popular flooring choice for its cost and durability. Linoleum and variants like Marmoleum have seen a resurgence lately due to their natural composition and environmentally friendly qualities. Radiant heat pairs with linoleum products for added comfort. Heatizon offers a number of products suitable for heating linoleum, but our ZMesh does

Radiant Heat and Wood Floors


Previously, we discussed the question of “what type of flooring can be installed over radiant heat?” This question often involves some variety of wood flooring. While it is true that wood flooring may not tolerate temperature fluctuations the same way marble or slate does, it does not mean you cannot heat wood floors. Radiant heat

What Type of Flooring Can Be Installed Over Radiant Heat?


A common question we see goes something like this:   “What kind of flooring can I install over my radiant heat?”   We recognize that on occasions, a project will involve installing new flooring materials over existing radiant heat. However, in situations where radiant heat is being added, we like to adjust the question so

Getting The Most From Your Heatizon System


Winter has arrived in force across North America, although those people utilizing radiant heat may not have noticed yet. We want you to get the most out of your radiant heating system, and have compiled some reminders below. Floor Warming There are generally two methods for ensuring enjoyment of your heated floors. If the heated