What is Minitec?

A wet underfloor heating system, which is ideal for renovation/retrofit projects or new homes due to its low installation height (15mm). Uponor Minitec is compatible with all floor coverings and brings comfort to everyday living.

Benefits of the Uponor Minitec System

IDEAL FOR HOMES
IDEAL FOR HOMES
– suitable for use with all types of floor coverings
EASILY FITS AROUND OBSTACLES
EASILY FITS AROUND OBSTACLES
– the Minitec system can easily fit around obstacles and door frames
REDUCED BILLS
REDUCED BILLS
– save up to 325 kWh per year on your heating bills, in comparison to a radiator
3 DAYS INSTALLATION PROCESS
3 DAYS INSTALLATION PROCESS
– your system will be brought up to the correct temperature within 3 days
WARMS UP FAST
WARMS UP FAST
– it is 60% quicker to warm up than standard UFH systems
UPONOR WARRANTY
UPONOR WARRANTY
– we offer a 25 year warranty on this product

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FAQs

Comfort without compromise.

Uponor's Minitec Underfloor Heating System (UFH) features a compact design and brings comfort to your home. Unlike many other renovation systems, it can be used with all types of floor covering.

  • Rapid installation time
  • Easy to customise for difficult rooms
  • A true retrofit system
  • Quick to react
  • No overboarding
  • High efficiency with high thermal comfort

Electric underfloor heating utilises a series of heated cables and is installed underneath a flooring surface. This system is more appropriate in the following instances:

  • Smaller surface area i.e. kitchen or bathroom - 22m2
  • Lower upfront costs- as it is not connected to a boiler

Find out more about our Comfort E Electric Underfloor Heating Solution

Wet underfloor heating i.e. Minitec on the other hand, is a combination of pipes which distribute warm water underneath a floor covering to create a pleasant environment. The pipes are connected to a boiler via a manifold. This system is more appropriate in the following instances:

  • Larger surface areas- over 22m2
  • Long term savings via reduced energy bills
  • More hygienic
  • Flexibility in room temperature
  • More space in rooms
  • Energy efficient
  • No cold spots, even spread of heating
  • Ease of installation

Once one of the approved levelling compounds has been applied, you only have to wait three hours before you are able to walk on the floor again.

After just three days the floor heating can be brought up to temperature. This gives a massive advantage over other traditional screed UFH systems

All floor types are compatible with the Minitec Underfloor Heating System. We do recommend however, you contact your flooring manufacturer to check compatibility with underfloor heating systems.

It is highly recommended that you do have insulation in your floor to improve efficiency. However, it is not essential for a perfect warm floor.

Yes, you will have to use a renovation type screed. A full list of compatible screeds can be downloaded from https://www.uponor.co.uk/products/underfloor-heating/minitec
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Yes, providing your existing floor is level with no cracked or uneven tiles. A primer may need to be applied to allow for system adhesion

31kg per sq/m². This includes pipes, panels and screed (once cured).

Please contact Uponor via the form below or ring 01923 927000 or email enquiries.uk@uponor.com to get in touch with an approved installer.

Not recommended, an approved installer is required.

You can get in touch with your local installer by filling out the form below or using the contact details below:

01923 927000 enquiries.uk@uponor.com

With our new range of Smatrix Pulse controls (coming soon), not only do we offer smartphone access but also voice assistant control.

Yes, you can via the Smatrix Underfloor Heating Room Control System, which can be combined with your Minitec System.

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Hear what our installers have to say

“I have been installing Minitec for over 5 years now and for me it is the best system on the market for new builds and renovations. The low installation height coupled with improved flexibility ensures a smoother installation process.”

Martin Allen, Heating Solutions

“We have found the Uponor Minitec System plays a valuable role in assisting our customers in reducing their heating and energy bill. Would definitely recommend.”

David Jones, Hafod Renewables