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Radiant Systems in Des Moines, IA by Schaal Plumbing, Heating and Cooling

What exactly is a “radiant system” when it comes to home heating? A radiant system is type of heater that doesn’t rely on forced-air to provide comfort. Forced-air systems use blower fans to send heated air into the rooms, either through ductwork or wall-mounted air handlers. Radiant systems instead radiate heat waves into a space by heating up an object in the room. Most radiant systems operate on hydronic power—using heated water to raise the temperature of an object—but they can also use electrical heating elements.

Radiant systems offer numerous benefits for homes. Schaal Plumbing, Heating and Cooling is glad to help you if you’re interested in installing one for your home. We also provide excellent service to repair and maintain radiant systems so they continue to work for many years. You can count on our almost 70 years of experience: we strive to see that you’re completely satisfied with every project we do!

For installation and other services for radiant systems in Des Moines, IA and the surrounding areas, contact Schaal Plumbing, Heating and Cooling today.

Some Advantages of Radiant Systems

Why should you consider switching from a familiar forced–air heating system such as a furnace and instead have a radiant system installed? Consider the following:

  • Great comfort: Radiant heating feels more comfortable than blowing around heated air. It’s a toasty sensation like the direct heat of the sun (which is a type of radiant heat).
  • Even heating: Where most forced–air heating systems send out their heated air and allow it to gather at the ceiling, radiant systems create an even and fast distribution of warmth.
  • Energy–efficient: Radiant systems on average use less energy than forced–air systems and need to run less often.
  • Indoor air quality improvements: Without any ducts to collect dust, radiant heating systems provide clean heat. This is especially helpful if you have people with allergies and asthma in your household.

You Need Professionals for Radiant Heating Installation

You cannot install a radiant heating system on your own—and you shouldn’t seek out inexperienced amateurs to do it either. These systems often involve placing pipes and heating elements into the floor, and the work is extensive and complex. Only call on the most experienced technicians you can find, like ours. We will see that you have your new radiant system installed fast and installed correctly so that it will continue to serve you for years to come.

We Offer Full Services for Radiant Heating Systems

You probably have plenty of questions about radiant systems that you want answered before you decide to have one installed. That’s great, and you can depend on the HVAC experts at Schaal Plumbing, Heating and Cooling to provide you all the information you need. Scheduling your radiant system installation with us will ensure that you receive the best work possible.

Once you have your new heating system in place, remember that we do much more than install radiant heating. We are a full–service heating company for the area and are ready to help with repairs and routine maintenance. If you want to replace and older radiant heating system with a new one, we can handle that as well.

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