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Heating and cooling system in the floor

asked 2018-03-13 07:47:54 -0500

andreea's avatar

updated 2018-03-13 12:28:41 -0500

I have to design a building where the heating and cooling system is in the floor and the heat part I have in the program, but I do not know how to add the cooling part. In design builder i could find heated floors but that is it.

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answered 2018-03-13 08:13:40 -0500

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updated 2018-03-13 08:15:33 -0500

In the latest version you have "radiant surface" which can be used both for heating and cooling. More info here: link text

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Thank you for your help!

andreea's avatar andreea  ( 2018-03-16 03:31:35 -0500 )edit

For my Building i want to model an radiant surface and a heated floor in the same floor. Is there any convienent way to do so?'s avatar  ( 2018-06-06 06:07:28 -0500 )edit

I'm not sure i understand. The heated floor/chilled ceiling are radiant surfaces as well. The advantage of "radiant surface", as described above, is that it can be used both for heating, and cooling - it can be installed in all type of building elements: ceiling, floor, walls. Whereas the heated floor can be installed only floors.

banicu's avatar banicu  ( 2018-06-08 01:00:36 -0500 )edit

sorry, but my question was not clear! I had the radiant surface in the technical floor. so it was difficult for me to meet the requirements because the heating was in the concrete slab and with a layer of air above it I had errors in simulation, so i decided to let just the radiant surface and delete the air layer above.(in this way I gave up the technical floor)

andreea's avatar andreea  ( 2018-06-11 01:56:23 -0500 )edit

My Problem is, that i have floor heating in addition to radiant heating and cooling in the concrete layer of the floor. Designbuilder only let me set one internal source in the building element (foor).'s avatar  ( 2018-06-13 10:50:13 -0500 )edit

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