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Old 02-01-2012, 12:38 PM   #1
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Radiant heat in floor joist application


I am remodeling our 1860's farm house and have read that the floor joist radiant option is not as efficicient as assumed. From what I am undersanding the " board sheathing" that is typical allows for more heat loss or cold penetration than modern construction.
Can anyone confirm or dispel this theory?... FYI I do plan to seal the perimeter joist band and utilize reflective insulation.

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Old 02-01-2012, 02:59 PM   #2
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Staple up is not as efficient. But still can provide a lot of comfort.

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