Underfloor Heating Systems Design & Control

Organisation profile

Pipelife is Ireland’s leading designer and supplier of thousands of Home Heating Solutions each year. The Pipelife team work with everyone from homeowners, contractors, architects & consulting engineers across the country in projects ranging from residential homes, offices, hospitals, nursing homes, to warehouses, car showrooms and other commercial & industrial buildings.

Training aim

The aim of the course is to outline to attendees the basic principles of underfloor heating.

Learning objectives

What is required to offer clients a comprehensive heating system that will meet their day to day requirements.

Insulation requirements when installing underfloor heating

Step by step guide on the installation of an underfloor heating system

Control Systems - There is a wide range of floor heating controllers from simple manual thermostats to the latest, remotely accessible Smart thermostats.

Troubleshooting - What Can go wrong and what to watch out for

Course outline

This training course covers the basic principles of underfloor heating and the system design considerations, as well as full details of the Pipelife systems, their installation, filling, pressure testing and commissioning. Also included are full details of the control system, the options, operation, installation and set-up.

Trainer's profile

Michael Geary - Technical Sales Manager

Michael has been working in the heating and plumbing trade for over 25 years, working in both the domestic and industrial sectors. Since joining Pipelife back in 2005, Michael has been involved in technical sales, product commissioning, installer and merchant product training, as well as developing new training courses on new products. CPD training for architects, engineers and energy assessors is also part of his remit. 

Course duration

60 Minutes

Assessment & certification

CPD Hours

Who should attend

Architects, Engineers, Consultant Engineers, BER Assesors, Contractors