What is the best method to insulate beneath PEX pipes installed under floor joists for radiant heat?
In our new house construction PEX pipes have been installed beneath the first and second floors to provide radiant heat to the rooms above. The pipes have been attached beneath the floors in a crisscross loop design between the joists.
Is it possible and is it advisable to also install heat transfer plates where the pipes do not run in straight parallel lines?
Is the type of reflective barrier that has foam insulation sandwiched between the 2 reflective layers sufficient insulation? If not, what is the best way to insulate beneath the pipes and what R value is recommended?
Posted Sun, 01/06/2013 - 16:49
Edited Mon, 01/07/2013 - 10:51
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