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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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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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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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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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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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Ric2013
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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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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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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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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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Had a email today that maybe of interest to some of you?? Kop
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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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Renewable Installer
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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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Hi, I'm looking for someone to help specify, and possible install hybrid system. Initially the bungalow was setup for all low temp (underfloor...
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quality
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Moved into a new property around 4 years ago with full 15Kw Vaillant Arotherm ASHP setup, after quite a few initial teething problems seems to run...
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Brambles
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Hey all, need to find a replacement control unit for my air/water heat pump. Does anyone have have any links that I can try? Thanks for any help
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Brambles
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LouiseSJPP
I have had a Nibe ASHP installed, F2040 and VVM320 indoor module. The manual for setting it up goes through how to do each step, but gives no...
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LouiseSJPP
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I’ve had a Viessmann ASHP fitted. Fan noise outside is v low- we do not notice it. Inside though, the joules cyclone unvented cylinder seems to be...
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Brambles
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Currently got a problem with the Daikin unit. It has both Solar and Air Source heatpump integrated and shows no fault codes. The hot water is...
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Brambles
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petehuws
Hello Experts, hoping this is easy to understand. Last year it was no problem, but this year we seem to have lost one of our Ecodan heating zones...
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Hello. I’m looking for some advice. We had a 1960’s bungalow in Cornwall with a wooden suspended floor. The old oil builder is 20 years old and so...
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centralheatking
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We are getting an Air Source Heat Pump installed into our large (2000sq ft) 1970s house which currently has very inefficient electric ceiling...
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Brambles
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I asked the same question when I registered and got slagged. Plenty of years of development. I have been involved with heat pumps for a while...
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I went to see my mate at the weekend he is involved in converting an old barn & they where using this insulation stuff, it consisted of multiple...
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Ben-gee
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Its been a decade since I did my energy efficiency course, I wanted to refresh myself on a few things, could anyone recommend a good text book...
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I have a 3.5kw solar array and I also have an iBoost to heat the hot water. While we generate a lot of electricity outside of heating the water...
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Brambles
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Hi hopefully be moving into a new 60’s 3bed semi. Currently has no gas main and only storage heaters. so been looking at air source heat pumps &...
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Rob Foster
Incoming energy (sunlight) can be up to 7kw per m2 - did I get that fact correct ?
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Chuck
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According to one site, these should be fitted. But my recently fitted system, by professional/certificated installers, doesn't have isolation...
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