Solar home electric house: partition and laying of the heated floor

Photos and history of a solar wood house in Lorraine by Jean Gireaudot.

This page is part of the record Solar energy, renovation of a solar house.

Interior renovation works

February 2005: renovation of the three rooms with the installation of parquet, repair of the paintings and change of the frames and windows.

April 2005: Beginning of development works by destruction of the interior partitions, entrance, living room, dining room, kitchen, cellar, in total a single room of 50 m² for installation of a low temperature low temperature heating floor on solar collectors.

removal of partitions

Clearly: total removal of the four radiators of 2000 watts each for heating.

Low temperature hydraulic floor heating

Once all the partitions were knocked down, we installed a heated floor. It is a thin heating floor, special renovation only 1,5 cm thick.

There is no need to cut doors and inertia is low.

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solar heating floor

Then we laid a tile.

tiling and solar heating floor

"Collector" floor heating to the garage "boiler room" and garage side.

solar floor heating collector

floor heating collector side garage

Second arrival for the PC and collector placed in the bathroom (with the general arrival of water).

heated floor bathroom

Cost of work for partitions and underfloor heating

The total cost of this work is approximately 2000 € for circulator, thermal probe, pipes 8/6 and 14/16 fittings, support and insulation pc and patching. All the labor is obviously "house".

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