"Brendan J. Farrell" wrote:
> There is and under floor electric heating system which is supposed to work quite well it
> is a red plastic mesh with a fine heating element going through it, we were looking into
> it when we thought we were going to put down slate. BTW don't even think of buying floor
> coverings in the Dublin area, give a ring around, we found that tubs and tiles in
> Waterford will more than save you the price of a trip down and a nice meal in a posh
> restaurant, one example is tiles for £39 sq. yd in stillorgan Tubs & Tiles branch, £35 in
> tile market, £19 in tubs and tiles Waterford. There is a definite screw you for living in
> the Pale mentality evident in the Dublin area.
>> Floors are on hold until we figure out the gas V electric hob thing and whether we have
> to dig a channel through the downstairs floors, better to do this before laying new
> floors !!!
>> Wesley Darlington wrote:
>> > On Fri, Nov 30, 2001 at 12:24:35PM -0000, Smith, Graham - Computing Technician wrote:
> > > Mounting such heating in walls seems inefficient...
> > > Would you not loose a lot of heat into the wall?
> > > Heat rises so you'd need well insulated walls...
> > Does it though?
> > When transferring heat via convection, heat rises, sure. When transferring
> > via radiation or "conduction", I, um, remain unconvinced of the rising-ness
> > of heat.
> > Heat tends not to travel through [set] concrete by convection. :-)
> > Somebody correct me...
> > ?,
> > Wesley.
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