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Sevenoaks Boarding School, UK

Sevenoaks Boarding School, UK

Project
Sevenoaks Boarding School
Project type
School
Project location
Sevenoaks, UK
Project size
1,200 Sqm
Client
Stothers Ltd
Heating system
Electric Underfloor
System specifications
  • StickyMat system
  • Foil Heater System
  • Warmup Insulated Underlay
  • Warmup Dual Overlay
  • Tempo Thermostat
The Challenge

Founded in 1432, Sevenoaks boarding school is one of the oldest and most prestigious in the country with some of the buildings dating from the 17th Century. The client requested an easy-to-use, energy-efficient underfloor heating solution in rooms of different uses across the school that would have a negligible impact on floor heights. The installation of the system would also have to be considerate of the historic nature of the building.

The Solution

Due to the need for a low floor build-up and with a project featuring a mix of floor finishes, our Foil Heater was the ideal choice for an easy-to-use and quick to install underfloor heating system. The Foil Heater is perfect for use with the school’s carpeted and wooden floor finishes and was installed in conjunction the Dual Overlay System when fitted with the carpeted flooring for a stable subfloor solution that can handle heavier load areas.

Warmup’s StickyMat System was installed throughout the school’s bathrooms, which can be fitted directly within the layer of tile adhesive or levelling compound, therefore having little-to-no effect on floor heights. Our Tempo Thermostat was installed for accurate floor heat control alongside overall control by a Building Management System.

The Result

The beautiful and historic Sevenoaks Boarding School has now been given a 21st Century update with a responsive Warmup heating solution that didn’t substantially raise floor heights. The staff and pupils can now enjoy radiant warmth throughout the year, leading to better comfort levels and therefore a happier space in which to study and work.

Product information

Sticky Mat

Foil Heater System

Warmup Insulated Underlay

Warmup Dual Overlay

Technical Information

The ultra thin, 2mm multi strand, dual core heating cable, is double insulated with an advanced fluoropolymer making it exceptionally tough and easy to tile over.

With BEAB component approval, this KEMA and GS approved CE marked heating element meets the highest safety standards for ultimate peace of mind.

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