Before & After

Poly-B piping radiant heating system Before & After: Replacing a Poly-B piping radiant heating system- BEFORE: This picture shows a Poly-B piping radiant heating system in Surrey, B.C. The picture speaks for itself! This system has multiple radiant, in-floor zones, a system plagued with continuous breakdowns and costly repairs. The cast-iron boiler was not salvageable. The only appliance which remained is the indirect-fired hot water tank. AFTER: Heat Tech redesigned… Continue Reading
Before & After: Replacing Poly-B in-floor piping and and a baseboard heat system- BEFORE: This is a Richmond, B.C. installation. It never worked and was installed without understanding of radiant heat. The following system components are involved: Poly-B in-floor piping (for floor heat) and baseboard heat (for upstairs zones), as well as domestic hot water & hot tub heating. This system, as with case #1, was plagued with… Continue Reading
Before and After: Re-piping & re-wiring a gas-fired Viessmann Vitola and wood boiler system- The existing system in this house in Vernon, BC had 2 gas-fired Viessmann Vitola boilers, a high efficiency wood boiler, a solar system and 3 storage tanks. In-floor heating, towel warmers in the bathrooms, and one fan coil heat the house. During regular maintenance on the system, I discovered that the wood-fired boiler was not… Continue Reading