by Ron Beck
Troubleshooting radiant heat can be quite simple or very extensive depending on the system. First, determine what type of radiant system you’re working with: stapled-up, in-slab, various types of gypcrete or lightweight concrete. You must also know the types of floor coverings and how the water temperature and room temperatures are controlled.
While determining this, your greatest challenge will be locating all the supply and return manifolds. Manifo