4 09, 2021

First President Of THIA Endorses ASTM Tiny House Standards

By |2021-09-05T15:19:53-07:00September 4th, 2021|Tiny Houses, Uncategorized|0 Comments

By Guest Blogger:  Janet Thome Thom Stanton President Emeritus, Tiny Home Industry Association I wish to offer my support of ASTM International guiding the collaborative development of standards for a tiny house.  Additionally, standards suitable for smaller-sized permanent homes, relocatable residences, and tiny home-related housing products. Here is a quick summary of my thoughts and

19 08, 2021

The ugly rumor about installing electric radiant floor heat in a tiny house.

By |2021-09-03T22:17:57-07:00August 19th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The ugly rumor around the tiny house building community There is a rumor floating around the tiny house-building community. The rumor is a tiny house can't handle the power requirements of a 15w/sq ft radiant heat product.  In other words, electric radiant floor heat is a power hog. Oh contraire, mon frere! That assumption is

9 08, 2021

Tiny Home Radiant Floor Heating

By |2021-08-09T11:38:15-07:00August 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is Radiant Floor Heating Dangerous For Tiny Homes? Compared to other types of heating solutions, radiant floor heating is actually ideal for tiny homes that have both energy and space concerns. Compared to traditional forced-air heating, radiant heating for floors costs less, takes up less space and works better, allowing you to heat your entire

9 08, 2021

Electric Radiant Floor Heating – The Differences

By |2021-08-09T11:35:32-07:00August 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Does Radiant Floor Heat Differ From Conventional Heating? Most people don't think twice about their home's heating system. After all, if the mercury drops and you turn on the heater, why go looking for a problem? But traditional central heating has been around for almost a century -- since the 1930s -- and

2 08, 2021

Top Five Reasons a Tiny House Builder Should Consider Radiant Floor Heat

By |2021-08-13T12:55:49-07:00August 2nd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Radiant floor heat is more affordable and more power efficient than you thought possible FACT:  Radiant floor heat is 6x more efficient in heating a home than a typical mini-split heater. Radiant floor heat isn't just for the rich and famous. With the small amount needed for a tiny house bathroom, it's a financially attainable

2 08, 2021

The Advantage of Radiant Floor Heating

By |2021-08-09T12:34:49-07:00August 2nd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Comfort and Health Advantages of Radiant Floor Heating If you were to design a system to evenly heat a home, you wouldn't want to go for a traditional heater that heats the air. That's because air heating is notoriously inefficient. At the vent it could be 100+ degrees, while over in a corner it

2 08, 2021

Tiny House Insulation Types and Best Practices

By |2021-08-30T13:26:48-07:00August 2nd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guest blogger: TinyHouse.com When you're ready to consider the heating system, talk to Gold Heat about Black Gold radiant floor heat film for low-profile flooring.  You DO have enough power to run radiant floor heat - let us tell you why. One of the best things about tiny houses is energy efficiency — that’s definitely

6 04, 2021

Tiny House Insulation and Best Practices

By |2021-08-02T15:06:58-07:00April 6th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to approach tiny home insulation If you don’t know much about a tiny home's insulation, how do you approach this crucial issue? One of the things that you need to keep in mind is — heat rises. Therefore, make sure that your insulation plan reflects that. Ensure that the thickest layers of insulation are

5 04, 2021

Radiant Floor Heat Installation: A smart installation trick

By |2021-07-06T07:29:37-07:00April 5th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A smart radiant floor heat installation trick! Replacing a radiant floor heat temperature gauge Have you ever had to swap out a radiant floor heat temperature gauge? What a pain, right?Next time you install radiant floor heat, route a pocket in the subfloor to hold a piece of copper tubing.           

22 03, 2021

What tiny house builders say about using radiant floor heat.

By |2021-07-06T07:54:54-07:00March 22nd, 2021|Home Builders, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What do tiny house builders say about installing radiant floor heat in a tiny house? Tiny House building experts, Jason, and Zach Francis agree on Gold Heat electric radiant floor heat mats and Black Gold radiant floor heat film under the flooring of a tiny house.What's the difference between Gold Heat's tiny house

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