Underfloor Heating Plus – Specialists in the Supply, design and installation of Raychem Electric Underfloor Heating systems

Raychem Underfloor Heating Suitability, Sizing & Raychem handbook

 Raychem Underfloor heating suitability for your floor covering.

 

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 Raychem Underfloor Heating

Floor covering

Tiles

Natural stone

Laminate

Wood

Linoleum

Plastic floor covering

Textile floor coverings**

T2Red in filler

 Very good  Very good  Very good  Very good  Very good  Very good  Very good

T2Red with T2Reflecta

 

T2 QuickNet*

 Very good  Very good  Very good  Very good  Good
 Very good  Very good  –  –  –  –  –

T2 Blue

 

CeraPro

 Very good  Very good  –  –  Good  –  –
  Very good   Very good

Isolecta with T2QuickNet

T2Blue/CeraPro

  Very good   Very good  –  –  –  –  –

 

*T2 QuickNet 160 not on wooden sub-floors.

**must be suitable for underfloor heating (maximum resistance to heat transfer 0,15m2K/W)

 

Working out Raychem T2 Red Cable requirements :-

Which power output do I need?

1. New construction – good insulation.

35 W/m2 – 60 W/m2.

2. Renovation – good insulation.

60 W/m2 – 100 W/m2.

3. Insufficient insulation – more output required.

> 100 W/m2.

The above values are for comfort heating. Make a heat-loss calculation if in doubt. (Insulation, room size, number of windows etc.) or contact us

 

1. Select the required power output and required cable length per m2.

The tables below show the spacing and required cable length per m2 and the spacing between the cables. The power output gives approx. 20-25? C (depending on the subfloor construction). For higher output please contact us on 01484 859700.

2. Multiply the cable length m2 by the total floor surface (m2). Example: Renovation of bathroom (5m2) with tile floor.

  • Select 15mm cover plus tiles.
  • Select 80 W/m2 (7 m cable needed per m2). Spaced between two cable runs is 140mm.
  • Required cable length is 7 x 5 = 35m T2 Red heating cable + 2m for connection in junction box = 37m.

Renovation.

 

 

 

 

 

New Construction.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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