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RON92658

04:26PM | 02/09/00
Member Since: 02/08/00
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Bvhvac
We are planning on in floor radiant heat in
a new home the pex tubing will be put on top of the sub-floor with gypcrete on top of the tubing. my question is which pex tubing is the best? The clear or the blue i have been told both are equal. is the wisbro system the best? thank you for any advice.

Tim in Oregon

07:56PM | 02/09/00
Member Since: 02/07/00
11 lifetime posts
Put in a pex tube with an oxygen barrier. Make sure the tubing is under a pressure test a day before and is holding pressure. keep the pressure on during the gypkrete pour.
I don't feel the brand is of great difference. Check out how long the company has been in business and their annual sales in feet of tubing.

saves

10:47AM | 04/12/14
Member Since: 04/12/14
7 lifetime posts
The pipe to use for in floor heat must have an oxygen barrier. I also prefer a staple up system as it stores little heat and therefore is able to keep room at the thermostat setting . If you use an over pour make sure that heat gain from windows can not put too much heat in or you will lose control .
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