Heating cables and floors without cast
It is not a prerequisite to have a concrete floor to install electrical under floor heating. Heating cables can be installed in the airpocket in the tier of beams, in addition there are products for installation directly beneath laminate and parquet.
Many have not been aware of the fact that heating cables can be installed in wooden floors without any use of cast. But the methods for doing this have been known for many years and the most common one is to install cables in the tier of beams. In recent years products for installation directly beneath laminate/parquet (on a leveled surface) also have been developed. These are easy to install and can be used in both renovation and new building projects.
When using electrical heating cables in wooden floors, cables with 10 W/m or less are usually installed with a maximum of 80 W/m2.
In order to avoid damaged or creaking floorboards, the following precautions should be taken in rooms where people spend prolonged periods of time;