Warmboard-R Panel

Which product should I buy, Warmboard or Warmboard-R?

Warmboard and Warmboard-R offer the same superior heating performance. This is because both products are made with the same thick aluminum that covers the entire panel surface, including all straight and curved channels where tubing is placed. Thermodynamically identical, both products provide the same benefits of comfort and energy efficiency. Generally, new construction and new additions will use Warmboard while remodeled areas of a home will use Warmboard-R. There are many things to consider when choosing the appropriate product for your project. Our staff of construction professionals are trained and ready to guide you through this process.

What are the differences and similarities of Warmboard and Warmboard-R?

Warmboard is a radiant panel that is 1-1/8” thick, made of Douglas Fir 7 ply plywood, and is sold in full-faced tongue and groove 4’ x 8’ sheets. Warmboard-R is 13/16” thick, made of aspen and pine oriented strand board (OSB) and is sold in square edged 2’x 4’ panels. Both products have the same thick, highly conductive 1060 alloy aluminum, which is securely bonded to the entire surface. This 0.025” plate is continuous in all tubing grooves. Both products are approved for use in place of structural subfloor, although it should be noted that Warmboard-R has a reduced span rating and requires somewhat more labor due to its panel size. However, the thinner nature of Warmboard-R makes it particularly well suited for remodel projects where a lower profile is advantageous.

Does my purchase of Warmboard-R include any design services?

Warmboard’s in-house design team provides full panel, tubing and manifold shop drawings, specifically for your project. This level of service, along with excellent technical support is included with the purchase of all Warmboard products. Warmboard also offers, for a very reasonable fee, complete Heat Loss and Mechanical designs. Our professionally engineered drawings specify and size all mechanical and electrical components needed for an elegantly simple and easy to install radiant heat system.

LIMITED WARRANTY Warmboard-R heating panels are warranted to be free from all substantive defects in material and workmanship for the normal life of the structure or work improvement into which they are initially installed.

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Warmboard is the smartest way to provide energy efficient radiant heat. Our patented technology is unmatched in supplying even, responsive radiant heat – when and where you want it. The thick aluminum surface of Warmboard radiant subfloor possesses the two most important properties for excellent thermodynamic performance: high conductivity and low thermal mass. The high conductivity of the panel also leads to lower water temperatures, creating greater energy efficiency. Warmboard is the only radiant heat panel that is also a structural subfloor. This means the same labor that used to install just a subfloor, installs a major portion of your radiant system. Simple installation, faster response times and no restrictions on floor coverings all add up to high performance and efficiency. Warmboard is simply smarter.



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