Pittsburgh skyline in the late afternoonPittsburgh is famously known as "the Steel City" for its more than 300 steel-related businesses. But did you know that it’s also called "the City of Bridges" for its 446 bridges? And it’s a good thing it has that many bridges because this city in western Pennsylvania is located at the junction of 3 rivers. Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River and is situated at the convergence of the Monongahela and Allegheny rivers.

Pittsburgh winters:

  • Are typically cold, cloudy, and moderately snowy.
  • Have cold nights that often drop down to 0 degrees Fahrenheit (-18 degrees Celsius) or below.
  • Have temperatures November through April that can remain below freezing all day long.
  • Typically have 32 days a year when the temperature never rises above 32 degrees Fahrenheit.

    However, the chilly effects of this variable winter weather can easily be offset with the addition of radiant floor heating to any room in the home.

TempZone™ Cable Warms up this Office for Less than a Dollar a Day

This Pittsburgh homeowner decided to install radiant heating during a recent remodeling of their home office to minimize the winter chill. The system was designed to heat the floors of their office with 300 feet of 120-volt TempZone™ Cable for $480.00. That amounts to just $6.40 per square foot. By adding a SmartStat™ programmable thermostat for $169, it brought the total to $649.00. (Refer to floor plan below).

Radiant heating floorplan for a Pittsburgh officeIt’s important to consider the operating cost of your floor heating system when budgeting for your own project. WarmlyYours makes it easy for you with our Energy Use Calculator. Based on the data from this tool, the cost to operate this system for 8 hours a day is just 51 cents. This calculator factors in the average kWh cost in Pittsburgh, which is just slightly less than 13 cents. During the coldest month of the year, it costs less than $14.00 to run this system according to WarmlyYours' Heat Loss Calculator. In fact, the annual operating cost is only $82.20.

Best of all, this radiant heating system can be the primary heat source for the room so there’s no need for additional heating and higher energy bills.

Take Advantage of Our Easy-To-Use Instant Quote Tool

Radiant floor heating warms a Pittsburgh home officeWarmlyYours makes it easy for you to get a quote for your own home office, or any room in your home, with our online Instant Quote tool.

By simply entering a few of your project details you will see an instant side-by-side comparison of the recommended products with their costs. If you’d like to speak with someone in person, just call (800) 875-5285 and one of our account managers will be happy to help.

Want pointers on how to use the Instant Quote tool? Check out this recorded webinar “How to Quote your Floor Heating Project.”

You can also get a free custom installation plan for your room, by submitting your floor plan online or by sending it to your account manager via email (sales@warmlyyours.com) or fax (800-408-1100). Getting a SmartPlan™ installation plan ensures that you have all the relevant information you need to get your project under way. WarmlyYours wants to help you start smart.

If you plan to install the system yourself we have everything you need. WarmlyYours provides 24/7 installation support to assist you during each step of the installation process. Our technical experts are available day or night, weekday or weekend, at your convenience by calling 800-875-5285. WarmlyYours is committed to be there for you whenever you need us to make sure your floor-heating project goes smoothly from start to finish.

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