Radiant wall heat behind corrugated steel
Has anyone done in wall radiant heat behind corrugated metal wainscot?
1st floor is concrete and will have in floor heat. Looking to possibly heat second floor with in wall heat, pex placed between sheet rock seams horizontally 12” oc possibly with heat transfer plates, and then galvanized corrugated steel placed over the assembly as wainscot. Would running a bead of silicone over pex before applying corrugated provide good heat transfer? I think this is a good idea in that the corrugated will provide good heat dissipation and also protect the pex from being punctured with screws. Walls will be r30 and thermally broken.
This is a my preliminary thought and without getting too far into design calculations, and such, I’m hoping to pick your brain as to whether this is a viable option. Climate zone 6. Thanks!
Good or bad idea?
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