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Why are Ray Magic® radiant ceiling panels better than a radiant floor?

A major difference between radiant ceiling panels and radiant floors is their response times. Since radiant ceiling panels have a lower thermal mass, necessary adjustments can be made much faster than they can for radiant floors. This becomes very important when a radiant system is used for cooling. To maximize cooling capacity, our system

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Mechanical Room Photos from Hydronica

We’re PUMPED to show off these fantastic mechanical room photos courtesy of one of our Bay Area installers, @hydronica.inc! They’ve just created an Instagram and they are so close to 150 followers; So, go follow them if you want to see more mechanical room content! Each pump station on this four-pipe system required multiple

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The New Atherton Civic Center

Our team has just completed the start-up of a hydronic radiant system at the new Atherton Civic Center ($32M)! The new Atherton Civic Center features a hydronic four-pipe heating and cooling system. The system uses our Ray Magic® Quad ceiling tiles and an Uponor radiant floor. 🔥❄ The advantage of a four-pipe system is that

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Indoor Air Quality in Sustainable Homes

How often do you think the average person thinks about their indoor air quality? Once a week? Once a month? If they knew how important IAQ was, they’d probably think about it daily! Good indoor air quality can prevent occupants from developing certain respiratory ailments. You spend a huge portion of your life indoors,

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Passive Homes vs Active Homes

Do you know the difference between an Active House and a Passive House? Although they sound like opposites, they are actually very similar! Passive homes focus on high levels of insulation and air-tightness, allowing them to operate using up to 90% less energy. While Active Homes also aim to be energy efficient, they tend to

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California’s First Zero-Carbon Home

This luxury home ($32M) in Malibu, aiming for first zero-carbon certification in California, features a hydronic multi-speed fan coil HVAC system powered by three air-to-water heat pumps. The HVAC system is orchestrated by the Messana controls that stages the 3 HPs based on the actual demand and provides unique energy saving logic and smart scheduling.

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