Radiators vs underfloor heating

As we need a new central heating system, should we switch to underfloor heating rather than replace the radiators? What's more cost-effective in your opinion?

Asked by Adam on 19th Sep 2022
Expert Trade Answers
"Underfloor heating is definately more cost effective and a more comfortable heat but installation all depends on your floor structure and whether your fully renovating"
Answered on 25th Sep 2022 - Member since Dec 2015 - report
"In my opinion underfloor heating is more efficient"
Answered on 19th Sep 2022 - Member since Jun 2022 - report
"Depends on what you want to pay…..
UFH is more energy efficient due to lower running temperatures so you will save energy usage
Radiators are cheaper but take up wall space and generally cost more to run due to higher flow temperatures"
Answered on 19th Sep 2022 - Member since Jul 2019 - report
"Underfloor heating is much better as it runs at a lower temperature and is a much nicer heat,"
Answered on 19th Sep 2022 - Member since Sep 2020 - report
"If new. Build house 🏠 under floor heating

Older homes Radiators"
Answered on 19th Sep 2022 - Member since Apr 2022 - report
"Underfloor heating would be more cost effective in the long run as it can be upto 25% more efficient than radiators when run off a modern condensing boiler and upto 40% more efficient than radiators when run off a heat pump."
Answered on 19th Sep 2022 - Member since Feb 2022 - report
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