Yurt Forum - A Yurt Community About Yurts  

Go Back   Yurt Forum - A Yurt Community About Yurts > Yurt Living
Search Forums
Advanced Search

Radiant Floor Heating In Your Yurt

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-15-2014, 04:59 PM   #1
Administrator
 
Jafo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 1,938
Default Radiant Floor Heating in your yurt

Bob over at Juicymaters.com had a good writeup about his experience putting in radiant floor

heating

in his yurt. What I liked about this article is that he installed it once in his main yurt, and is now installing it in the bedroom yurt he is adding on. He discusses the changes he made in the design from his first install to his second.

Anyway, here's the link:

Yurt living...improvements on my previous radiant floor heat info

Jafo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2014, 05:44 PM   #2
Yurt Forum Addict
 
Marshall Eppley's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: WEST VIRGINIA
Posts: 188
Default Re: Radiant Floor Heating in your yurt

I just wanted to post a few things on radiant heat systems. when i installed the pipes in a slab we used 2 inch foam with staples or wire mesh to anchor the pex pipe. when putting it into floor joist we use aluminum heat plates with groves to drive the pipe into.these plates are about 2 foot long with a grove bent into the plate to hold the pipe.the plates screw to the floor between the joist and you just tap the pipe into the track with a bat. One thing to remember to keep the loops close to 300 ft. any longer and the circulator has trouble pushing the water through. and try and keep water temp in the neighbor hood of 180 degrees. I hope this helps. i have done radiant in several houses and 4 large airplane hangers.
Jafo likes this.
Marshall Eppley is offline   Reply With Quote
Blue Ridge Yurts
Old 01-15-2014, 07:46 PM   #3
Yurt Forum Addict
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 1,230
Default Re: Radiant Floor Heating in your yurt

Wow! I've trim carpentered on several homes that have radiant heat. Man it is REAL nice sitting down for lunch and having that warm slab heat your as.... um ..gluteus maximus. lol
Jafo likes this.
Bob Rowlands is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
heating

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:15 PM.


Yurt Forum | Buying a Yurt | Building a Yurt | Yurt Life | Yurts for Sale | Yurt Glamping | Yurts Pricing Yurt Calculators | Yurt Insurance | Yurt Insulation | Yurt Classifieds

Copyright 2012 - 2017 Jeff Capron Inc.

Yurt Posts Delivered to your Email!

Stay up-to-date with all the new yurt posts to your inbox!

unsusbcribe at anytime with one click

Close [X]