An underfloor heating system is an essential for today's self-builders, yet it can also be installed retrofit. In this article Robbens Systems presents a DIY guide to installing your own 'wet' underfloor heating system
great passive solar design- I would plant row of deciduous trees in front of glass so that in the winter that could act as a giant trombe wall but be shaded to keep it cool in the summer. Trees that max out at 2 stories would allow south face level ro
Interesting idea to have the tiled floor/painted wall combo and the tiles in the shower match the wall colour but are different from the floor. The niche for storage works is practical. Would the walk in shower spread water all over the bathroom?
Hydronic, or water-based, radiant provides the ultimate in heat efficiency for bigger projects or an extensive remodel. And there's a specially engineered foam panel from Schluter Systems called Bekotec that makes it easy to install.