Wiring - Cabling - Devices
EasyHeat HeatBank earth thermal heating cables and mats
By Anthony Capkun
By converting off-peak electrical energy into a reservoir of radiant heat stored within a building’s foundation, EasyHeat’s HeatBank mats and cables allow commercial and industrial businesses to lower their energy bills. Once stored, this uniform, non-drying heat radiates throughout the building during peak energy periods as an “eco-friendly supplement to standard heating systems”. HeatBank cables and mats are placed into the sand bed beneath a building’s concrete floor slabs. The dual-conductor storage cable is UL listed for earth thermal storage applications. Each heating zone requires an adjustable sensing thermostat to control floor temperature at an appropriate setting, and a pre-set thermostat to ensure heating cable temperature does not exceed design requirements. Nominal output of the cable is 8W/ft.