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Lou
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Has anyone had a good look through this Strategy to lower Carbon emissions by 2050? Introduction from the govt website The heat and buildings...
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Ric2013
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Hi Has anyone got any experience of these. I especially need to know how noisy they are from practical experience, not from Db figures which I...
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Helping to audit an electric-only house with ASHps -NIBE kit installed into the new house in 2012. 2 ASHPs outside -each F2015. I put on some...
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DJKent
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Hello, I hope somebody may be able to help. I have a ecodan heat pump system and have no hot water. The controls are set correct but the light...
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Undertrained
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Hi, Our church is consdering replacing our old gas boilers with modern condensing ones. We would like a hybrid system involving the use of an...
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MDB2022
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Hi all, my parents have had an air source heat pump installed a couple of years ago and have recently started undergoing refurbishing the house...
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oz-plumber
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Hi all. Does anyone know of a small water heat system that I can attach directly to the back of my log burner, in my living room, that can...
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poorman
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Nibe ASHP alarm code 005 low pressure warning, anyone know the cause?
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ShaunCorbs
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What are the factors that determine the life of a water tank? Obviously the quality of the water and the materials used to construct the tank are...
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Desert_Sasquatch
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I'm building a new house and I have no idea what option to chose for heating/hot water! I've looked at biomass/pellet boilers, electric combi...
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Murdoch
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Hi all. I have an Isoflo CL170 cylinder with good few years life left in it in my system which has performed trouble-free other than the odd new...
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ShaunCorbs
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Has anyone installed / worked with air-to-air heat pumps? I wonder if their running cost is also high? There’s no information on running cost and...
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Katelina
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I'm getting so sick of the media and tories plugging ashp's like they are the solution to all our heating needs. Latest news today, £5k grant...
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ShaunCorbs
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Just wondering if anyone has even seen an issue with the pressure gradually increasing on a closed loop system where there is no fill loop...
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Jonnyo
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Hello, So I want to add a solar thermal system to my existing Worcester bosch greenstar but don't want to lose the functional benefits of the...
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ShaunCorbs
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Hi, I have a log burner and oil fired boiler feeding into a 'dunsley' neutralizer tank. The system (gravity fed) has worked fine for a number of...
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Hi . I am a DIY trying to reconnect my wetback and solar hot water panels I have had a horizontal outdoor water cylinder made up . Most of the...
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Ric2013
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Interested on thoughts on this (I've also posted on another forum but thought this might be a better place to ask); Long time lurker, have...
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ShaunCorbs
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How can I top up the antifreeze in an ecodan air source heat pump installed 10 years ago?
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ShaunCorbs
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Riley
Evening all, I have a customer that is looking to upgrade their current system. Typically I gave them a wealth of installation options last time...
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Riley
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Hello, We were due to have an air source heat pump installed on a grant scheme on Monday, with radiator size upgrade, but retrofitting using the...
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megalithic
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I had solar thermal installed recently, the system is a viessmann and goes with our viessmann boiler. The controls are on the boiler, seems to...
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John.g
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I have a head height problem for the storage tank and needed a solution that would allow the monobloc to heat from the bottom of the tank I have...
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Ant87
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Hi! :) I'm on the hunt for a house and one of them which looks incredibly promising has a solar installation - I don't know a whole lot about...
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gpbeck
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Hello all, I hope you can help, I don't know any plumbers and just wondered about an idea of mine, it might not be do able for good reason! I...
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Jock Spanners
Good Afternoon All, This is my first time on the renewables forum so please forgive my ignorance. I've been interested in ASHPs for about 15...
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NeetieM
Hello, I hope someone can give me some advice on replacing an old air source heat pump. We moved into a shared ownership house last year which has...
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Jim09876
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Hello I had a solar thermal installation. However, the Gledhill Stainless Steel Lite keepings making popping noises. Anyway, I was looking to...
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If my mates in the Electrician's Forum see me in here, jus' tell I got lost, alright ;) So, I was called out to the home of a good client. They...
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Marti
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I’d like some advice and opinions please. I have a 150 year old stone cottage ( 2 foot thick solid stone walls) some roof insulation and double...
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Ric2013
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I had a solar thermal cylinder installed last week. The installers had an issue with one of the valves and installed a 15mm pipe (see red arrow...
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blueplanet
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I'm an end user with limited knowledge of plumbing and just trying to get an understanding of options available to me. We currently have a...
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stepto
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siricosm
With all this talk about potentially switching from gas to hydrogen or even blending some hydrogen into the gas, does anyone know how this affects...
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siricosm
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Husk24
Hi guy I had solar thermal installed and wanted an expert opinion, had it installed today and its not working and the installer is to return. I...
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Husk24
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Hi everyone, this is my first post. I've recently purchased a home where the prior owners have had some sub-standard work done in the past. The...
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exedon2
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Hello all, I'm searching for advice on my new system being fitted into a very old stone house in France. We have purchased a thermflow 300L...
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KylieS
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plumb_know
HI everyone, looking for somewhere i can get spare parts for Nibe F370 1x230V Uk exhaust air heat pump, i need FL1 which is the safety valve...
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snowhead
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Hi everyone, I am qualified to work on unvented cylinders but have no experience with solar panels. I have a customer which has a leaking...
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plumb_know
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king of pipes
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Had a email today that maybe of interest to some of you?? Kop
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Gasmk1
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Can anyone recommend? .... training in heatpumps, books or web links on fault finding said heat pumps and a good place to get some experience-...
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