Insulating subfloors, such as CeraZorb from WarmlyYours, can provide a thermal break between the subfloor and the heating elements, which can help to prevent concrete from acting as a “heat sink” and increase energy efficiency. Professional installers of CeraZorb cork mix subfloor have reported remarkable improvements in terms of thermal insulation. The ECF R-value of this product is one of the best in the industry and can deliver long-lasting results that improve the everyday comfort of your new floors. The right base coat does more than just stop water from entering. It can also reduce heat transfer and absorption, which is especially important during hot summer days.
Additional insulation can help to improve your home's energy efficiency. When it comes to finding the best subfloor for heated floors, cork subfloors are the ideal choice. Vinyl floors used to not require a subfloor due to their LVT structure being unstable and flexible. However, you can now find vinyls with an engineering core that allow you to have a subfloor due to the stability of the plates. In conclusion, underlayment can be an effective way to improve the energy efficiency of your home. Insulating subfloors such as CeraZorb from WarmlyYours can provide a thermal break between the subfloor and the heating elements, reducing heat transfer and absorption.
This can help to improve your home's energy efficiency and provide long-lasting results that improve the everyday comfort of your new floors.