Why Choose Crete-Heat?
Why is it the Best?
Start with Green and Save Green forever. You can use a “cheaper” product and you will never know that it has cracked, letting water in, sucking the heat. All you will know is the price you pay to heat it. Radiant can save you money but more if you start with the BEST Green product under it!
CreteHeat panels have shiplap joints. No breakage or water infiltration. Has the highest R value available R 14!!!
Some other reasons to use;
Panels shipped in UV protected bags to protect the panels during storage outdoors Easy to move around site and store
Traditional 4′ x 8′ sheets are cumbersome to handle and create trip hazards where sheets meet because they don’t lay flat or interlock
When using traditional 4′ x 8′ sheets the tube sits on top of the sheet creating trip hazards and are susceptible to damage from foot or equipment traffic
Tremendous labor savings. One-person PEX installation frees up others for other jobs
PEX tube spacing is exactly on 3″ increment centers. No more “close enough” Accurate tubing placement.
No taping required
No more balky staplers to fail you
Installs in LESS time!
EPS provides stable R-value and does not need to be adjusted for age.
Recycled content can be specified for certain building applications.
EPS mold resistance tests favorably in accordance with ASTM C1338.
EPS does not adversely affect indoor air quality.
Invest in the Best and save Forever. The Crete-Heat™ Insulated Floor Panel System, is an easily assembled modular board insulation, vapor/radon barrier and radiant tube holding grid that allows for simplified installation of hydronic radiant floor heating systems in basements, garages, main floor slab on grade and above grade installations where concrete or gypcrete is normally used.
The Crete-Heat™ Insulated Floor Panel System is 2 7/8″ overall in thickness, with 2″ of solid EPS foam providing an R-10. Independently tested by Intertek Semco in Canada. Our retrofit or above grade panel provides 2 1/8″ overall in thickness, with 1″ of solid EPS foam providing an R-6 with a 23db sound reduction knob on the lower surface. Each interlocking panel covers up to 8 square feet with fasteners for 3/8″, 1/2″ and 5/8″ radiant tubing and our Ice Melt panel holds 3/4″ – 1″ PEX Tubing. A 10-mil polystyrene film provides the vapor and radon barrier.