Radiant-floor heating is popular for some good reasons. It provides very comfortable, uniform heat, owing to the relatively low temperature and the large surface area from which the heat is radiated. It does not interfere with furnishings in a home as most other heat distribution systems do. It’s quiet. And, according to proponents, it can save energy by warming people directly (rather than heating the air)—thus allowing occupants to keep the thermostat (air temperature) lower.  Continue reading at BuildingGreen.com.