Indoor Radiant Heating Systems in Santa Fe
Most people, when they think of a heating system, think of a forced-air system such as a gas furnace or a heat pump. While those are perfectly valid and effective ways to keep a home heated, they are not the only option. It’s important that you take a look at the entire field to find the heating system that’s best for your needs. That is why James’ Plumbing & Heating offers comprehensive radiant heating system services throughout Santa Fe, NM. If you need a radiant heating system installed, repaired, maintained, or replaced, we can help you out. Call today to schedule an appointment with one of our heating experts.
What Is Radiant Heating?
Radiant heating is a method of home heating that relies on transmitting thermal energy directly instead of using air to circulate it. There are two main types of radiant heating: electric and hydronic. Both operate on similar principles, they just use different methods to do it. An electric radiant heating system runs an electrical current through heating elements installed under the floors throughout the home. Heat from the elements radiates up through the floor and into the room, evenly heating it for hours with relatively little energy expenditure. Hydronic radiant heating is much the same, but it uses a boiler and water pipes instead of a generator and heating elements.
Advantages of Radiant Heating in Santa Fe
Radiant heating offers many different advantages, namely energy efficiency and comfort. Warm air from a furnace or heat pump will rise to the ceiling of a room and sink as it cools. This often creates uncomfortable hot and cold spots throughout the house. Radiant heating keeps all of its heat near the floor of the room, where it does the most good. Water also makes a much better thermal medium than air does. It absorbs more heat and retains it for longer, which means you can warm your home using less energy for longer periods of time.
Radiant heating systems also don’t have to worry about duct leaks, which are rampant among traditional forced–air heating systems. The U.S. Department of Energy has estimated that the average forced–air system loses as much as 30% of its total output to duct leaks. That’s nearly a third of the total output from the system that ends up going to waste. Radiant heating systems don’t use ducts, which means they retain all of that output.
Want to learn more about Radiant Heating in your Santa Fe home? Give us a call!
Kristin - Santa Fe, NM
Right on time,got the job done quickly, very happy...
Rachel - Santa Fe, NM
I’ve used this company 3 times. Friendly, competent service every time.
fast. knowledgeable. friendly
Aniwatkins - Santa Fe, NM
Dominic was incredible. Fixed my issue as well as answering my many questions as a new home owner. Will use this company exclusively for my plumbing and heating and cooling!
Extremely happy and COOL!
Sharon - Santa Fe, NM
James very quickly provided a fair and accurate quote for 2 new evaporative coolers installed. He and his team completed the job in good time and did not hesitate to stay late to make this happen. We had some water come into the house during a bad storm and James was fast on the scene. Clearly the water was not from the cooler installation and he provided photos of the true culprit! I highly recommend James Plumbing and Heating for his professional service and outstanding customer care!
Isaac was great! Explained everything to me in great detail and fixed the problem. Had the company who installed the unit in twice and they couldn’t
Janine - Santa Fe, NM
I will be calling James plumbing and heating for all my needs and will recommend to family and friends.
Tracy - Santa Fe, NM
Very professional and personable service. Quick, thorough, tidy, friendly. Highly recommend!
Timely but incomplete
Daren - Santa Fe, NM
Thomas was a very pleasant young man but his work has left us with very little hot water pressure in the kitchen. I guess I should have pushed for a like kind replacement valve instead of the option he had available.
Danadavid - Santa Fe, NM
Efficient service helpful advice
Johnnicholson - Santa Fe, NM
Great service as always!
Jeanhiggins - Santa Fe, NM
Peter - Santa Fe, NM
Woo !!!Hoo!!! Great service!
PIawilliams - Santa Fe, NM
Quality service. Dominic is above average.
Belindajentzen - Santa Fe, NM
Dominic was communicative- he let me know he would be a few minutes late then called when on his way-
Very professional service!
Ward - Santa Fe, NM
Thomas and Isaac did an excellent install of two water heaters. Very happy with the results!
Major work, very satisfied
JS - Santa Fe, NM
James’ Plumbing (Isaac) helped us a lot with a sewer line replacement. Super professional: great work, great communication. They worked very late to finish the job. We would have been without water for the night, so we really appreciate the extra effort. Based on our experience, we recommend them highly.
Excellent Service, Best in Class
S. S. Hickey - Santa Fe, NM
Why would I say this is EXCELLENT SERVICE and BEST IN CLASS? Here’s why. After some comparison shopping, James Plumbing was the only company to describe PNM rebates and various coolant models for our consideration. Their prices were the best competitive prices. This is a wonderful family-run business, beginning with Priscella’s phenomenal responsive phone calls and the teams’ (Dominic, Isaac, and James) outstanding inspection and installation! The pride in their work truly shines!
Excellent AC service, very knowledgeable and customer oriented!
Suzanneherrera - Santa Fe, NM
And the family of 5 judges say 10!!!
Fixed the problem
MJP - Santa Fe, NM
Needed water heater recirculating pump on brand new tankless . These guys said the pump was already there, just needed a part. Previous plumber wanted to sell me the entire new system. These guys were honest and got the job done. Educated me on the app on how to run my new pump. Completely satisfied with their work
Richardscheinin - Santa Fe, NM
James Plumbing does a great job - always friendly and efficient. Nice guys. Real pros. I trust them.
Lise - Santa Fe, NM
Dominic diagnosed my plumbing problem right away and fixed it within the promised time frame. He was very pleasant, knowledgeable, arrived on time, and cleaned up after. I paid with a charge card and had the invoice emailed to me. Great Service!
Repairing toilet flange in Santa Fe
Drain Cleaning in Santa Fe
Rebuilt toilet with fill valve flapper and gasket for bowl no leaks
Homeowner stated that kitchen faucet was leaking. Remove and replace both hot and cold cartridges. No leaks
Drain Cleaning in Santa Fe
Kitchen sink backing up. Ran snake down 8 cables and pulled up lots of grease. Filled up kitchen sink 4-5 times and is know draining properly.
Removing bathroom fixtures in Santa Fe
Lavatory faucet was leaking from fixture itself. Remove and replace one lavatory faucet and pop up assembly
Kitchen sink draining slowly. Ran drill snake down 50ft and kitchen sink is know draining properly.
Remove and replace one flapper and fill valve on toilet no leaks homeowner satisfied with work completed