A Close Look at Radiant Heating Options

A Close Look at Radiant Heating Options

Radiant floor heating is not new, but recent advances in technology and efficiencies have resulted in homeowners and heating contractors taking a close look at these systems. This white paper looks at a few radiant heating options and identifies one that is leading the way in efficiency.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: STEP Warmfloor


Mitsubishi Electric VRF Provides Energy-Efficiency, Year-Round Comfort for Fairmont State University

Mitsubishi Electric VRF Provides Energy-Efficiency, Year-Round Comfort for Fairmont State University

When it came to selecting efficient mechanical systems for a new apartment living complex, Fairmont State University looked at a Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) system from Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating (Mitsubishi Electric).

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating


VRF is an Integral Component in Reaching Community College’s Sustainability Goals

VRF is an Integral Component in Reaching Community College’s Sustainability Goals

The new Galileo’s Pavilion at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas is a true showcase of sustainability and earned LEED® Platinum certification. See how our VRF contributed.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating


VRF and Building Integrations: Options and How to Choose Among Them

VRF and Building Integrations: Options and How to Choose Among Them

Buildings today are more sophisticated than ever — and the same is true for the mechanical equipment that supports building operations. This sophistication has made possible the world of advanced integration, or having a single point of control for many systems. This paper discusses commercial integration and how VRF systems should be used in them.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating


Colorado Town Uses VRF System to Build Efficient Office Building, Keep Local Businesses From Moving

Colorado Town Uses VRF System to Build Efficient Office Building, Keep Local Businesses From Moving

Castle Rock, Colorado built a new office building called The Move – a name that symbolized how businesses wouldn’t have to move outside of city limits to expand. The building uses a Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) systems with Hyper-Heating INVERTER® (H2i®) technology from Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating (Mitsubishi Electric).

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating


Chicago Architecture and Urbanism Practice Installs VRF System to Heat and Cool New Space

Chicago Architecture and Urbanism Practice Installs VRF System to Heat and Cool New Space

The new 21,000-square-foot Chicago office for Studio Gang is now cooled and heated by a Hyper-Heating INVERTER® (H2i®) Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) system from Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating (Mitsubishi Electric).

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating


Variable Refrigerant Flow: A Versatile HVAC Solution for K-12 Educational Facilities

Variable Refrigerant Flow: A Versatile HVAC Solution for K-12 Educational Facilities

Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF), an HVAC technology, is a great solution for almost any K-12 educational facility. It responds to each of this application’s specific challenges, offering industry-leading efficiencies, integration with ventilation systems, advanced filtration systems, whisper-quiet operation and more.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating


How to Improve Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

Indoor air quality in homes, buildings, and schools is a silent-yet-critical component in the overall health and well-being of the individuals who inhabit them. In fact, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that poor indoor air quality is among the top global environmental health risks.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Zehnder America


Heated Mat Reduces Snow and Ice Accumulation at Building Entrance

Heated Mat Reduces Snow and Ice Accumulation at Building Entrance

There are many mats on the market to consider, each attempting to address one or two problems such as minimizing slipping or the reduction of snow and ice melting chemicals entering the premise. But none offer the quality, durability and safety, plus the energy efficiency of STEP Heat Mat by STEP Warmfloor.

Type: General

Sponsor: STEP Warmfloor


Small Business Enjoys Comfort and Energy Efficiency of Radiant Heat in New Facility

Small Business Enjoys Comfort and Energy Efficiency of Radiant Heat in New Facility

As Bill Kelly of Kelly Brothers Painting began planning his new business facility in Truckee, California two years ago there was one clear objective: achieve the maximum energy efficiency possible. This case study explains how the owner decided that radiant heating was the best option, providing instant comfort and savings.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: STEP Warmfloor


Radiant Heat: What Is Radiant Heat and What Are Its Advantages?

Radiant Heat: What Is Radiant Heat and What Are Its Advantages?

Most of us have lived with forced air heating systems. These systems heat air within the furnace as its blower forces the heated air throughout the house via ducts. Radiant heat, however, is a completely different, more efficient, method of heating a home.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: STEP Warmfloor


Rehabilitation of multifamily homes boosts efficiency

Rehabilitation of multifamily homes boosts efficiency

Rea Ventures Group partnered with Southface Energy Institute, a member of the U.S. Department of Energy's Partnership for Home Innovation Building America research team, to develop a prescriptive approach for rehabilitating a portfolio of rural multifamily rental properties in Georgia.

Type: Case Study





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An air source LG Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) System is engineered to heat and cool with minimal or no ductwork. Energy efficient and easy to design, install, and maintain, a VRF system has the lowest life cycle cost of any system on the market today.


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