WarmWire Kits are an affordable alternative to floor heating mats.
Heating cable systems like WarmWire by SunTouch offer increased freedom in your install, allowing you to easily go around seemingly awkward turns & other obstructions such as a toilets, kitchen islands, or floor vents invloved in your layout.
This kit contains the following components:
• SunStat Command Programmable Thermostat
• Spool(s) of WarmWire radiant heating cable
• Roll(s) of CableStrap (for securing cable to subfloor)
• Floor Sensor Wire (10k)
• Wire nuts & miniature screwdrivers
• LoudMouth Installation Monitor/Alarm
• Installation Manual
• Roll of Tape
WarmWire works wonderfully under natural stone, tile, laminate, engineered woods, carpet, vinyl, linoleum, & solid hardwood (if you use sleepers). They are also approved for shower installation where permitted by the local authority having jurisdiction (AHJ).
(Compatible for install at 2 ½, 3, or 3 ½ inch spacing)
UPC 840213195861 Voltage 240 VAC Watts Per SF 12 Watts per Sq Foot @ 3" in. inch spacing Heat Output BTUs per SF 41 BTU per Sq Ft/Hour @ 3" in. inch spacing Heating Power : Total BTU's 19680 BTU total Manufacturer Watts Radiant Power Lead Type Armored, NEC color code, Single point connection at 1 corner of mat. No return wire like inferior products Power Lead Length 10 Feet Power Lead Wire Gauge 14 AWG Packaging Easy Open Cardboard - no frustration. Easy to dispense wire from box Thickness .110" - .132" (nominal) Shorter cables are thinner. Heating Wire Spacing 2.5" - 3" - 3.5" on center Minimum Bend Radius 1/2" 0.50 inch Ohms Reading (resistance value) multiple EMF (Electro Magnetic Field) Yes. Verified by Independent Testing Laboratory as ultra low. Controls/Thermostat is required for operation SunStat Floor sensing thermostat Conduit required for Power Leads Conduit is not required for Power Leads
- Instructions + Video
Instructions + Video
Instruction Manual WarmWire WWKIT240480WD kit 480 Sq Ft 240V Radiant Floor Heating Cable Installation Manual Install Steps
Plan your layout and determine the cable direction. Measure
about 3" in. inches from the wall, and place strap parallel to
the wall. Under toe kick spaces, install the strap 1.5"in. inches
to 2" in. inches away from the vanity.
Cut the strap to length for each side of area
to be heated.
Secure the strap to the subfloor using double-sided
tape, glue, or fasteners.
Fill in each section back and forth with cable,
spacing the wire 2.5" or 3" in. inches
apart. For additional areas, cut and attach the
straps accordingly and begin weaving the
wire into that area.
If cables are running greater than 3' or 4'ft. feet across a room, be sure to add another
strap to thread through in the center of the area to be heated.
Skill Level Running Cable more difficult + more time than MATS. Installation only by qualified persons. Electrician recommended for wiring. Read More GFEP / GFCI Protection (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter) Required for each circuit. Built-in to all SunTouch SunStats. Circuit Breakers and Supply Wire (always follow local code) Mats or Wire Supply Wire Breaker VAC total amps (AWG*) qty type rating 120 up to 12 amps 14 1 single pole 15 or 20 A 120 up to 15 amps 12 1 single pole 20 A 240 up to 12 amps 14 1 double pole 15 or 20 A 240 up to 15 amps 12 1 double pole 20 A
* Recommended only. Follow local codes for wire gauge size.
Maximum Circuit Load 15 Amps Maximum Circuit Overload Protection 20 A Breaker. Electrical Box Size (Where Mats connect to Thermostat) Extra-deep single-gang box for 1 or 2 leads, Or 4" square deep box for 3 cables (extra room needed for Wire, wire nuts, control) Full Length End-to-End ground wire Yes. Heating Wire Blue Flexible Polyurethane WaterProof Jacket surrounding 2 ETFE insulated copper heating wires, metal jacket & ground wire drain Repairable Heating Wire Yes, Wire can be repaired. Repair kits and assistance available. Shower Installation Yes, can be installed in a tiled shower. UL listed, verify local code. Installation Layout Map customized for my project No - example in manual. We provide Layout Maps only for MATS Expected Floor Temperature This is dependent on many factors. A well-insulated floor can ensure better performance. Insulation Recommended Yes; under slabs or framed floors. Cork or similar on top of Concrete Subfloor as thermal break Indoor / Outdoor INTERIOR floor heating application only. Embedded in mortar or self leveler only Installation On Sub Floor on TOP of Sub Floor (Plywood, backer board, concrete) Distance from Wax Ring at toilet flange Install 4 - 6 inches away; can be under front of toilet. Approx 20" from wall Trowel Size recommended Minimum 3/8" x 1/4". Dependent on tile size - verify with tile/mortar manufacturer Trowel type Recommended Heavy Duty Plastic PRO-Trowel Cut Warning Never cut the heating elements to shorten Minimum Installation Temperature 50° Degrees F / 10° Degrees C
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What's In The Box WarmWire Spool(s), Coil(s) strap, SunStat Command Programmable Touch Screen Thermostat, SunStat Sub Control Relay III, Sensor Wire, LoudMouth, Tape, Digital Digital Multimeter, Detailed Installation Manual. Brand Name WarmWire Flooring Type Tile & Stone, Engineered Hardwood, Laminate, Vinyl, Concrete, Carpet Warranty from Manufacturer 25 year warranty backed by USA Manufacturer since 1873 Why Helps
WarmWire = Zero EMF
Electromagnetic fields (EMF) are generated by all electrical devices, and the possible dangers of exposure to EMF are still the subject of debate and scientific research. Out of concern for their customers' safety, SunTouch created the first EMF-canceling electric radiant floor heating system in 1993, and to this day they only manufacture and sell floor heating systems that use their patented EMF-canceling design. We provide this EMF information because it is important to some people, not to frighten you or exaggerate any risk like others do. We simply aim to inform you and leave the choice up to you after explaining what we know. Read More Here.
Heated Area Size Covered 480 Amp Draw 24 Total Watts 5760 watts Installation Style Heating Cable secured to floor using Metal Cable Strap (track). Strap secured to floor with tape,screws or glue Custom Size Options SunTouch offers Custom Mats pre-built at factory. Send in a drawing today to get a quote on a custom mat. Safety Listing UL (Underwriters Laboratory) Listed for U.S. and Canada under UL 1673 and CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 130-03, File No. E185866 Acceptable Floor Coverings Natural Stone,Tile, Laminate, Engineered Woods, Carpet, Vinyl, Linoleum, Solid Hardwood (if you use sleepers) Made In USA Made in USA
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