The reason most builders dont do it this way is because it is the most expensive way to do it. Also the baseboards take up wall space for furniture and are not as pretty.
Today when I build I do hydro air, although it is not as good as the 1st option it is better than just fha.
Buyers just want to know when they turn the heat on it works.
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If you're asking about hot water baseboard (gas) heat - well, that's the preferred, albeit more expensive, way to go.
It is the most efficient, and not as dry as forced hot air heat (better for you - no need to add a humidifier to the system).
However, as Louis also pointed out......it is more expensive to build a home using that type of heat, so most builders do not offer it.
With forced hot air, the same ductwork is used to heat and cool the house. That's not the case with HW baseboard heat. It's efficient because, with overhead central air vents ...cold air drops, and hot air rises.
Now.....if you're asking about ELECTRIC baseboard heat....that's a different story.....so......nevermind!!
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