RADIANT HEATING SYSTEM IN DENVER & COLORADO SPRINGS
Forced air heating is a great (and very common) choice but it’s not the only option when it comes to keeping a home warm. There are actually many different methods that can be used to keep a home comfortable during the cold months. Radiant heating is one of those methods, and it’s rapidly gaining in popularity across the country. When considering your home heating options in the Denver and Colorado Springs area, consider radiant heat as one of your top choices.
Cooper Heating & Cooling, Inc. offers radiant heating services throughout Denver, CO, and Colorado Springs, CO. If you need an in-floor heating system installed or serviced, whether electrical or hydronic, don’t wait. Call today to schedule an appointment with one of our expert technicians. We’ll make sure that you get all the radiant heating services you need.
What is Radiant Heating?
Radiant heating, or in-floor heating, is a system that uses heating coils (or water pipes, in the case of boilers) to warm the home instead of air. A series of heating coils or pipes are installed in the subfloor of each room in the home that is to receive heat. All of these are connected to a central generator unit or boiler.
When the system is operating, it runs an electrical current through the heating coils in the home. As the current moves through the heating coils, much of it radiates up through the floor and into the rooms as heat. The heat is transferred between the solid objects in the room, like furniture, keeping it all near the floor where it will do the most good. In the case of hydronic heating, the same principle applies. The only difference is that the boiler uses hot water instead of an electrical current.
Advantages of Radiant Heaters
Radiant heaters have many unique advantages to offer over traditional forced air systems. First, air is actually not as effective a method for transporting heat as solid matter is. When warm air is blown into a room, it will naturally rise to the ceiling and sink as it cools off. This creates uncomfortable hot and cold spots in the room. Both hydronic and electrical radiant heating systems apply heat to the room from the ground up, which means that space is heated much more evenly.
Radiant heating is also more energy efficient than forced air heating. Forced air heating systems must constantly contend with duct leaks, which are responsible for output loses of up to 30%. A radiant heating system does not experience these kinds of leaks because it does not use ducts at all. You can save a substantial amount of money over time by using a radiant heating system instead of a forced air system.
Finally, radiant heating systems can actually be better for your health. Forced air heating systems circulate airborne contaminants during operation, leading to a wide range of negative health effects. Radiant heating systems do not affect airflow, and so do not cause the same problem. Cooper Heating & Cooling, Inc. installs, repairs, maintains, and replaces radiant heating systems throughout Denver, CO, and Colorado Springs, CO. If you need radiant heating services of any kind, call today to schedule an appointment with one of our expert technicians. We can make sure that you get the perfect radiant heating system for your home.
Radiant Heating Installation
If you’d like to install a radiant heating system in your Denver area home, work with the professionals at Cooper Heating & Cooling, Inc. We offer an exclusive 2–year trial guarantee which means that if you are not 100% satisfied with the performance of your radiant heating system or the craftsmanship, we promise to make any necessary modifications including the replacement of your system. Our technicians are NATE–certified to ensure the highest quality installation of your heating system and will take the extra time needed to properly size the system for your home’s needs.
Cooper Heating & Cooling, Inc. works with the Department of Energy to install energy efficient HVAC systems in the Denver and Colorado Springs area. With proper heat load calculations which consider not just the size of your home, but also the specifications, Cooper Heating & Cooling, Inc. will provide a solution that saves you time and money in the long run. To learn more about our heating installation services and Satisfaction Guarantee, simply give us a call today!
Call 24/7 for Heating Repairs in Denver and Colorado Springs
No matter what heating system type your home has, Cooper Heating & Cooling, Inc. is there for you every step of the way. We offer 24–hour service 7 days a week to ensure that you’re never left in the cold. If you’ve noticed a drop in performance from your heating system, call sooner rather than later. The earlier we are able to diagnose and fix the issue, the less likely that further damage will occur. To schedule heating services in Denver, CO, Colorado Springs, CO, and the surrounding area, call us today!