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Climate Zone 01

Based on install 170 watts per square metre Two on-off periods – 5 hours total.

No Insul-Board
5 hours
Heat up
x 500 watts
= 2.50kW
 
2 hours (40%)
Maintain Set Point
x 500 watts
= 1.0kW
 
 
Total kW
 
= 3.5kW
         
Warmfloor Insul-Board
1.4 hours
Heat up
x 500 watts
= 0.7kW
 
1 hour (10%)
Maintain Set Point
x 500 watts
= 0.5kW
 
 
Total kW
 
= 1.2kW

Cost of heating per day (approx)

No Insul-Board
= 3.5kW x 0.24 cents
= $0.84
Warmfloor Insul-Board
= 1.2kW x 0.24 cents
= $0.28


Savings per year using WARMFLOOR Insul-Board (based on 200 days of heating) = $112.00 per year


Recommendation:

These costs are based on a bathroom situation requiring a floor to be at temperature for 5 hours per day. From the above test results different costs can be estimated for other time periods

For Concrete Floors
Climate Zone 1 – install 170 watts per square metre
Approximate Cost per day per square metre:
No Insul-Board - $0.28 cents
Warmfloor Insul-Board (recommended option) - $0.09 cents
 
For Wooden Floors covered with tile & slate overlay
Climate Zone 1 – install 170 watts per square metre
Approximate Cost per day per square metre:
No Insulation Board required - $0.07 cents