What heat source should I use for radiant floor in barn?
I had a PEX radiant floor system installed when we poured the floor of my workshop in our barn. The workshop area (with concrete) is 60 X 40 and the rest of the barn (with dirt floor) is 60 X 80. I’ve put up a wall, and will install a ceiling and insulation in due time to contain the heat in the workshop as best as possible. I have 60 solar panels on the roof and I would like the heat system to be electric for obvious reasons. I don’t have a water line to the barn yet, but may have one in future. I’d prefer a closed system, I think, to not use well water. I don’t really need warm water anywhere else in the barn.
So, I’m looking for a setup that is efficient for running often in the winter to circulate and warm the water. I’m really new to this stuff, so any advice would be greatly appreciated. Any models or specific units would be helpful as well.
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