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Demand for underfloor heating expected to rise, says report

The underfloor heating market is expected to rise significantly during the period 2020 to 2022, according to a report in Market Reports Observer.

The increased demand for underfloor heating is fuelled by awareness about energy efficiency and the development of renewable energy technology. Underfloor heating systems can be powered by green wind or solar energy sources, and the energy efficiency of underfloor heating lessens carbon emissions.

Buildings that are well insulated and heated with underfloor heating significantly reduce the building’s carbon footprint. Commercial and residential buildings that use underfloor heating help to meet the low carbon emission targets set by governments. Smart control systems adjust the heat to the right temperatures and can operate underfloor heating systems remotely.

The underfloor heating market is segmented into two main types – hydroponic systems that use heated water from a boiler, and electric underfloor heating that operates using electric heating elements. Both systems require little maintenance and should last a long time.

In many regions of the world, homeowners are renovating their homes rather than moving home. Installing underfloor heating systems is often part of major renovation projects. People love the flexibility and comfort of this form of heating, as well as the energy efficiency improvement to their homes.

Underfloor heating requires no radiators and appeals to people who like minimal designed rooms with little furniture and fixtures. An alternative to underfloor heating is to install heating elements in walls behind tile backer boards.

Sellers of underfloor heating systems are optimistic that 2020 will be a successful year.