HYDROFOAM®

Moulded insulation board for hydronic floor heating

HYDROFOAM® is a moulded insulation board with a multidirectional anchoring design on the board's surface for installation of hydronic heat pipes (carrying hot water). The HYDROFOAM® insulation board is a 2-in-1 product that insulates the concrete slab and makes the installation of 1/2 inch pipes easier.

DESCRIPTION

HYDROFOAM® is an individually moulded 4 ft x 4 ft (1219 mm x 1219 mm) insulation board that is 1 inch (25 mm) interlocking and shiplapped on all four sides. HYDROFOAM® nano is available in 2 ft x 4 ft (610 mm x 1219 mm) and is interlocking on four sides. In both cases, the pipes may be placed in the preferred direction without fastening.

CHARACTERISTICS

HYDROFOAM®

Thicknesses of 2 1/2 in (64 mm) and 4 in (102 mm)

R factors of R-10 and R-16

More flexible than a hot-wire cut or extruded insulation board

100% recyclable

HYDROFOAM® nano

Thickness of 3/8 (10 mm)

R factor of R-1.5

More flexible than a hot-wire cut or extruded insulation board

100% recyclable

APPLICATIONS

HYDROFOAM® is used for the insulation under the concrete slab. For its part, HYDROFOAM® nano can be installed on the concrete slab as well as on plywood. They both meet the needs of residential, commercial, industrial and institutional constructions.

 

"1 500 linear feet of heat pipes laid in 45 minutes! It is about 8 times faster than the traditional installation method." -A builder using HYDROFOAM®


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