The planks are not joined and it is open at the bottom and top.sicetaitsimple wrote:Surprising! Is the cladding "closed" or is there still convection via openings at the bottom and top?izentrop wrote:A radiator has been removed in the kitchen section. It found its new place, then covered by a larch cladding ... neither seen nor known ... except for the red arrow which indicates the thermostat.
I made a formwork with a cleat between the radiators, one at the top and one at the bottom, two side boards which rest on the plinth at the bottom and fixed by 2 screws at the top. the whole projecting 7 cm from the remaining cladding. Easily removable for any maintenance
No worries, the heat is well distributed. In addition, I use the thermal inertia of the thick wall which has no continuity to the floor.