Hydronics refers to the use of water or other liquids for heating and cooling purposes. The water temperature is adjusted to the designated level and escalated to the areas which require cooling or heating via a water piping system. Hydronic systems are widely adopted in Europe and its use is becoming more widely common in Australia.
A hydronics system can be incorporated into a residential or commercial design, or retrofitted into a major renovation by using hydronic radiant wall panels or underfloor heating systems.
The water piping system may require the setup of a mechanical circulation system or a natural gravity fed system. Although the hydronic system installation needs to be carefully planned, designed and implemented, the system’s efficiency and long term low maintenance cost supersedes the initial cost and time involved.
Hydronic systems have been used for centuries to alter the temperature of a space. After many decades of development, it has evolved into a cost effective, efficient and environmentally friendly solution for heating and cooling purposes.