Grow radiant — exploring the Tesmar system

The Tesmar system requires that a heat loss calculation be performed before you even grab a saw or a drill The heat loss calculation then dictates the required square footage of heat emitting surface, the tube center to center density, the required water temperature and flow rate With the Tesmar system, 1 X pine boards are used for the foundation strapping, which can be placed on either the floor, walls or ceiling The Tesmar idea because of its flexibility, as well as the fact that it can be site built using a less expensive labor factor

At the time of construction of my heating system, my choices of radiant ceiling panels available on a commercially readily available basis were extremely limited. In fact, the choices were so limited that I did consider doing my own site built radiant ceiling system.

A long time radiant heating expert, whose name might be familiar to many people, is Tom Tesmar. Tom has worked for most major radiant tube extruders, and in fact has developed many of the illustrated training manuals that

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