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Central Heating Question
We have suspended wooden floors whats best and most cost effective conventional central heating or underfloor heating
2 bed bungalow needs a fare bit of work and extension and heating being 1 on the top of the list which is best????? underfloor or conventional ....i would be filling the floors in if we decided to go for underfloor heating
conventional is the most cost effective i hope this helps
Answered 23rd Sep 2011
Conventional is the most cost effective and controllable. Under floor is a luxury and normally requires conventional radiators as well for really cold spells.
Answered 26th Sep 2011
Underfloor heating systems are available for suspended wooden floors but the cost involved in fitting it would be a lot higher.
literally every floorboard in your bungalow would need taking up and you would need to insulate between joists to meet requirements of part L and that's before laying a single pipe.
That said it does mostly get rid of unsightly radiators (you may need a down sized one here or there for the coldest of nights) or gas fire installations alongside underfloor is an option.
Answered 1st Oct 2011