Education & Resources for HUG Hydronics In-floor Heating

This page has various files, references, links, and downloadable files to go along with the HUG Hydronics in-floor heating system

The Idea behind the revolutionary new HUG Hydronics In-floor Heating System

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)  - Answers to lots of common things we've been asked about this novel in-floor heating system.

 

HUGH the tech duck shows us how to do it all

 

QUICK QUACK How To Videos (& written instructions)A whole page of  short videos to learn how to do almost everything about HUG Hydronics & in-floor heating, from insulation and pex pipe design to installation of the HUG Hydronics systems to yearly maintenance tasks.

 

SPEC SHEETS (details on things)

HUG Hydronics Spec Sheet 

HUG Hydronics Heater Selection Spec Sheet

HUG's Holey Hose Holder Spec Sheet  Details on a hose organizer to go with the HUG Hydronics in-floor heating system.

Individual Pumps Spec Sheet

 

Manuals & Quick Start Guides

HUG Hydronics Manual - For everything you ever wanted to know about how to install, configure, or troubleshoot the HUG Hydronics in-floor heating system.

HUG Hydronics Quick Start Guide - Everything you need to know to get started with the HUG Hydronics in-floor heating system.

HUG Hydronics Quick Start PDF- a non-technobabble version for installation of the HUG Hydronics in-floor heating system.

HUG's Holey Hose Holder Installation Guide PDF step by step instructions on how to use the HUG Holey Hose Holder for the HUG Hydronics In-floor heating system.

Elbow Kit Instructions- PDF for use the HUG Hydronics in-floor heating system.

Electric Water Heater Instructions for installing with the HUG Hydronics unit

Gas Heater Instructions for installing with the HUG Hydronics unit

 

General Information on Hydronics In-floor Heating 

Floor Heat Tubing (Layout Guide pdf 63kb) - If you don't want to use our special Holey Hose Holder to handle all the loop ends in an organized way, you can download this free pdf file with suggestions on how to bring your loop ends for your in-floor heating system up in a tidy, convenient arrangement that will fit behind the tank and stay organized.

Installing Pex Tubing for Concrete Slab Underfloor Heating A great reference on how to install the heat tubes in concrete including insulation considerations for a hydronics in-floor heating system.

The Dos and Don'ts of Hydronic System Glycol An article on the best practices for using antifreeze in a Hydronic in floor heating system.

Advantages of radiant heat by Richard D. Watson This article is reprinted from Fine Homebuilding June-July 1992

Hugh the Ducky's Guides to HUG Hydronics in-floor heating systems 

Hugh the tech ducky

Hugh the Ducky take the "What the quack!?" out of the hydronic in-floor heating techno-babble and replaces it with simply easy to understand pictures and directions.

Hugh the Ducky's HUG Hydronics System Quick Start 

Hugh the Ducky's Best Friend's Guide to HUG Hydronics and In-floor Heating

Hugh the Ducky's Guide to HUG Hydronics and Multiple Heat Sources for in-floor radiant heating. Whether you are doing solar, wind, wood, or just off peak gas and electric this is the guide you will need to set up your in-floor heating system.

Hugh the Ducky's Installation Guide for the HUG Holey Hose Holder in-floor heating begins with Pex pipes, and Pex pipes need organization. The HUG Holey Hose Holder does that elegantly and simply.

Hugh the Ducky's Installation Guide for Elbow Kit a way to work with just a few pex pipes.

Hugh the Ducky's Adding Another Loop Pump to the HUG Hydronics in-floor heating system. Used with heat sources that can not link directly into the in-floor heating system.

Hugh the Ducky's Heat Exchanger Instructions for use with the HUG Hydronics in-floor heating system.

Find more information on in-floor hydronics heating by Hugh the Ducky on his Blog.