Installation

Installing central heating is a difficult job and one that requires careful planning and a sound understanding of the necessary materials.

Central Heating can not only design and explain your system but install it too. Central Heating does not need to rely on third party contractors to complete your installation – we employ our own fully licensed plumbers, electricians and gas fitters. This means you receive a turnkey solution and only ever liaise with Central Heating certified staff.

Our installers know the best ways to lay tubing for a highly responsive and effective heating. In addition, we deal only with high-specification suppliers to ensure long-lasting, trouble-free service.
Prices start at about $48/m2.

New Installations

Underfloor heating is a safe and effective way of warming your home, giving you thermostatically controlled radiant heat and avoiding the shock of a cold floor on bare feet in the mornings.

There are many advantages to installing underfloor heating, it provides clean, still air and all-round warmth. It is unobtrusive with the only evidence being the small remote control unit on the wall it is easy and safe around small children with no elements or cords or switches to worry about.

Why use Central Heating.co.nz for your installation?

We’ll explain what to expect (including cost recovery and return on investment) and design and install a system that functions just the way you need it to.

We can offer you:

  • A one stop complete shop
  • European trained and New Zealand registered technicians
  • Years of experience
  • Competence with the latest technologies and products
  • Extensive warranties on all of our products subject to a yearly maintenance.

With Central Heating in NZ, you can be sure any work our technicians undertake conforms to the highest specification of the latest NZBC standards. On completion of your job, you’ll receive a producer statement confirming that a qualified tradesman has installed your system—an important document that ensures your investment in central heating becomes part of your home’s value.

When having underfloor heating installed, there is only one opportunity to get it right so engaging Central Heating is a logical and astute decision.

Types of Installation

Mesh Installation

PIPE UNDER MESH

Notes
1. Minimum required cover above heating tube is 25mm minimum, 30mm optimum
2. Limit decorative saw-cuts to 10mm max
3. For structural cuts> 20mm pipe is on the underside of steel mesh at cut point. Builder to mark location of cuts.
4. Plastic chair supporting mesh of 50mm high or less recommended to obtain minimum over above heating tube for a 100mm thick concrete slabs.

***All walls and saw cuts must be marked out with dazzle before our pipework installation. Water supply must be on site for pressure testing. Central Heating will not make penetrations through walls or floor levels.

PIPE OVER MESH

Notes:
1. Minimum required cover above heating tube is 25mm minimum, 30mm optimum
2. Limit decorative saw-cuts to 10mm max
3. For structural cuts> 20mm pipe is on the underside of steel mesh at cut point. Builder to mark location of cuts.
4. Plastic chair supporting mesh of 50mm high or less recommended to obtain minimum over above heating tube for a 100mm thick concrete slabs.

This option is used for in floor heating installations where there is to be:-

1. Polished concrete floors
2. Coloured concrete
3. A large number of decorative saw or concrete cuts

Notes:
1. Minimum required cover above heating tube is 25mm minimum, 30mm optimum
2. Limit decorative saw-cuts to 10mm max
3. For structural cuts> 20mm pipe is on the underside of steel mesh at cut point. Builder to mark location of cuts.
4. Plastic chair supporting mesh of 50mm high or less recommended to obtain minimum over above heating tube for a 100mm thick concrete slabs.

This option is used for in floor heating installations where there is to be:-

1. Polished concrete floors
2. Coloured concrete
3. A large number of decorative saw or concrete cuts
This method ensures that no pipe damage occurs whilst cutting concrete.
***All walls and saw cuts must be marked out with dazzle before our pipe work installation. Water supply must be on site for pressure testing. Central Heating will not make penetrations through walls or floor levels

Tacker Installation

MAIN COMPONENTS FLOOR SYSTEMS TACKER


Specifications:

  • Principles of UFH
  • Design Basics Installation
  • Revision & Test
  • Minimum 30mm
  • Recommended 50mm
  • Floor Covering Suitable for Floor Heating With Max R=0.15m K/W
  • Standard Sand and Cement
  • Reinforcing steel mesh
  • Plastic chair supporting steel
  • Screed/Flow Screed
  • S grade insulation
  • Thickness 25mm minimum (minimum density of 16kg per sqlm)
  • 40mm thick insulation recommended
  • Insulation can be pod type system
  • Damp proof membrane
  • 16mm PE-Xa Pipe
  • Tacker Staples
  • Tacker Sheet
  • With PE Foil Facing
  • Concrete Substrate With DPM

MAIN COMPONENTS FLOOR SYSTEMS TACKER PANEL


Specifications:

  • Principles of UFH
  • Design Basics Installation
  • Revision & Test
  • Pink stapled onto
  • Tacker Panel
  • Edge Insulation
  • Tacker System Panel
  • Screed/Topping Slab
  • Concrete slab with DPM