Thermalboard Compared to Warmboard RBrand Names: Warmboard
Thermalboard vs Warmboard R
A good product that is very expensive. Warmboard is the leading sales company in the industry that insists on denigrating virtually all competitors’ products, including our own.
Benefits of Thermalboard Radiant Floor Heating
Low Profile (5/8")
Performance & Design
Unfortunately, Warmboard feels the need to exaggerate their good performance utilizing an in-house testing methodology used by no other manufacturer in the industry. This methodology conflates fast response time with system efficiency which is simply not correct.
They have good performance, just not as good as they promote. Side by side testing of many radiant systems conducted by Virginia Tech University, demonstrate that Warmboard and Thermalboard extremely close in performance.
- Price: Warmboard R is approximately twice the price of Thermalboard per square foot.
- Materials: Warmboard R uses composite OSB board. Thermalboard uses composite MDF board.
- Tubing Spacing: Warmboard R uses a ½” tubing groove, 12” OC. Thermalboard uses a 3/8” tubing groove,8” OC.
- Aluminum: Warmboard R uses .025” thick aluminum. Thermalboard uses .010 aluminum.