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We are building a ICF home starting in June 2014. We are being steered towards electric baseboard heat on the main floor with radiant floor

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 23, 2014 01:01 AM
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We live in St. Louis Missouri--with summers being as hot as105+ degrees (and humid) and winters that can be below zero. The total square footage will be 2300 with a walk out basement. 10 foot ceilings on main floor, 9 foot ceilings in basement. Standard wood framing for the roof with blown foam insulation. Air conditioner in attic with ducts in ceiling. The first floor will have porcelain tile with epoxy grout. The basement will be stained concrete.




 

 

We live in St. Louis Missouri--with summers being as hot as105+ degrees (and humid) and winters that can be below zero. The total square footage will be 2300 with a walk out basement. 10 foot ceilings on main floor, 9 foot ceilings in basement. Standard wood framing for the roof with blown foam insulation. Air conditioner in attic with ducts in ceiling. The first floor will have porcelain tile with epoxy grout. The basement will be stained concrete.

There was really not a question here. Electric baseboard and radiant heat may be very expensive to operate, even if you have an ICF home that is super insulated. It's...


 

 

 
 
 

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