What is Central Heating?

It provides warmth in the whole interior of the building, office buildings, shopping malls, and hotels. From a heating source or central point, used to combine with another system to control the temperature of the building. Which helps to feel warm in the winter season

Usually done through radiators or underfloor pipes, a boiler, and distribution pipes. Transfer the heat using or air depending on the distributing available system, such as furnaces, boilers, and heat pumps, the most familiar heat source is the combustion of fuel in a furnace or boiler.

Temperature can be controlled in each room in a building with a central heating system?

It’s important to have a digital controller for each room to feel the comfort as If a central heating system does not have room controls, chances that one room would overheat while another room would still be cold.

Smart Heat Types of central heating system

1)Gas:  A gas heating system relies on a gas boiler such as propane to heat water, sent gas to pipes to heat up the water to provide the heating you would expect. This type is ideal for underfloor heating and can be used in a very large building.

2)Electric: Electric energy is automatically converted to heat and distributed using air duct networks. This is best suited for homes or buildings where all rooms need to be constantly heated.

3)Hydronic: Using steam or heat water in a circuit through a loop closed system that’s using water alternative for heating. And this is ideal for heating in winter.

2 types of central heating system

Choosing between underfloor heating and radiators in an existing building depends on the scale of the renovation being undertaken.


-The most common solution for heating spaces operates using boiling water that travels through the pipes and produces heat. These days, more people are turning to electric radiators as they don’t have mains gas in their homes. 

-In addition to being easy to install as it’s simply placed on your wall, and you can choose the design that matches the aesthetic style of your home and the one that seamlessly fits your wall space, from the unusual radiators, slim radiators, and fancy radiators, and is comparatively less disruptive to install in existing homes

-Also, it’s easy to turn on and off in each room.

-And the main advantage of radiators is that they are quick to warm up and easy to control, particularly with the new breed of smart valves, and are a familiar option and well understood by almost all heating engineers and plumbers.


-The best for renewables and environmentally-friendly homes considered a luxury, underfloor heating systems are becoming an extremely common choice. Once placed under your flooring.

-The underfloor heating system is going to be extremely effective, as it gives more sense of warmth and is also safe for families as it’s made by using multilayer thermal pipes ensuring better heat transfer with no water leakage.

-With you being able to feel instant results in all parts of the room no matter the size is. Every single corner of the room will be warm and toasty from floor to ceiling. 

-If you have little space, underfloor heating is the perfect solution. There is no need to focus attention on your home heating system again as it will be buried under the floor.

So what should you choose!

It can be installed while building the fabric of the house, also probably the most effective option for primary heating, and underfloor heating systems are the perfect home heating source for most

Otherwise, Radiators are still a great option for a heating home with their easy installation and stylish, space-saving new radiator designs, and they’ll be the favorite for the future.


If you need more inspiration, you must have a look at Smart Heat's huge range of home heating systems. 

We’re sure you’ll find what’s best and suit you.