This modern house features both a radiant floor and a radiant ceiling as well as a Messana NTD (Neutral Temp Dehumidifier) to control the humidity. The hydronic system is controlled by Messana controls (mControls). To complement the radiant cooling some Bryant fan coils are activated as a second stage. The mControls platform always favors
To understand how radiant ceiling heating and cooling work, first we need to get the #1 myth out of the way before we discuss radiant ceiling in greater detail. MYTH: “Heat goes up” FACT: “Heat does goes down”. Just stay in the sun and feel it.
Startup of a new radiant cooling system in Kalispell Montana. July 2015, Kalispell MT. A new Messana Radiant Cooling system installed in a house in Montana (in Kalispell). The hydronic radiant ceiling is powered by a ClimateMaster geothermal water-to-water heat pump. The radiant system doesn’t feature any mechanical ventilation and dehumidification. However, thanks to favorable outdoor dry
The Messana Team went on a mission to start-up the radiant cooling system of the world’s first fully sustainable campus in higher education: Eden Hall Campus located in the North Hill of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania.
Messana Radiant Cooling system is installed in the new modern Chatham University’s Eden Hall campus (South Building Dorm). Messana Ray Magic panels are installed on the ceiling using resilient channels to create an air plenum for the return air of the ventilation system. The dehumidification and ventilation system consist of four 1200 CFM ATU (Air Treatment
Messana Radiant Cooling had a great show at the 83rd annual AIA Wisconsin Convention & Building Products Expo in Madison WI. We were exposing our radiant cooling panels: Ray Magic and Ray Magic Quad (for commercial applications). At the show we participated with our partners Fantoni USA (4akoustic wood panel system / radiant panels) and Lange Bros Woodwork (custom
Messana Radiant heating, you can feel it but you can’t see it Did you know that radiant ceiling is better than radiant floor? Thermal Wellbeing TM comes from Above But doesn’t heat rise? No, hot air rises. This is one of the myths that is based on the false fact that
Messana Radiant Cooling headquarters being moved to a new location. The new manufacturing facility is a bout 40,000 sq.ft. and includes a new radiant gypsum panel state-of-the-art production plant, warehousing and a new modern office area of about 6,000 sq. ft. with R&D, administration and sales. The new production line will be fully functional by the
Radiant cooling on the ceiling with Ray Magic Beams panels (1/4″ gypsum board) cut to size to perfectly fit between ceiling joists. The radiant gypsum panels are then covered with tongue & groove Cedar wood planks. To improve cooling and heating performances, also a hydronic radiant floor has been installed: staple-up on the subfloor covered by
Messana Radiant Guru senses the radiant ceiling temperature with the accurate receptors of his hands. What is the surface temperature? We asked this question to our expert and Radiant Cooling system: The Radiant Guru. Messana Radiant Cooling was installed at the headquarters for Clarum Homes in Palo Alto, Ca. It is the first "passive house"