Underfloor heating with combi boilers: Pros, cons and your questions answered

Underfloor heating pipes laid over insulation on a floor
Underfloor heating with combi boiler might be an option if you are adding an extension to your existing home (Image credit: Getty)

Underfloor heating with combi boilers is an important option to explore for those who either do not yet have the budget for a heat pump or those adding underfloor heating to an extension where the existing home is already run off a combi boiler.

Wet underfloor heating has become a very popular heating solution as it provides an even heat across a room as well as being extremely long lasting.

David Hilton

David is a renewables and ventilation installer, with over 35 years experience, and is a long-standing contributor to Homebuilding and Renovating magazine. He is a member of the Gas Safe Register, has a Masters degree in Sustainable Architecture, and is an authority in sustainable building and energy efficiency, with extensive knowledge in building fabrics, heat recovery ventilation, renewables, and also conventional heating systems. He is also a speaker at the Homebuilding & Renovating Show. 

Passionate about healthy, efficient homes, he is director of Heat and Energy Ltd. He works with architects, builders, self builders and renovators, and designs and project manages the installation of ventilation and heating systems to achieve the most energy efficient and cost effective outcome for every home.