Three-in-One Floor Warming System Solves a Common Problem

A new system solves one of the most common problems builders face when installing a floor-warming system on concrete.

Although popular with homeowners, radiant floor heating systems installed over concrete can be slow to respond because of the mass of cool concrete immediately below the heating cables. Schluter's new DITRA-HEAT-TB electric floor warming system has an integrated thermal break to overcome this challenge. The thin thermal break on the underside of the membrane allows the system to warm tiled floors up to 70% faster over concrete substrates, by directing heat to the tile, not to the subfloor, says the firm. The all-in-one system means faster and simpler installation as the membrane, heating cables, and thermal break are all combined in a single layer.

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