1. E

    Storage heaters

    Got a question regarding storage heaters and economy 7. Customer wants 7x storage heaters (Elnur Ecombi High Retention) installed in a HMO. Each room has its own 4 way consumer unit per room (basically small studio flats) the only thing is the storage heaters require a 24hour supply and economy...
  2. haptism

    Are modern storage heaters more efficient than old ones

    Would a brand new storage heater would be any more efficient than an older (circa 1970's) model ? I have not looked at any to compare as yet, but as they both heat up concrete blocks cant really see much difference tbh, anyone know ?
  3. rolyberkin

    Replacement for Storage Heaters

    After some recommendations for a replacement for a 2.5kw storage heater, was thinking along the lines of an oil filled rad, any recommendations?
  4. C

    Water heaters in new school

    thoughts on this,on drawings, water heaters are on a ring main circuit,dedicated to the heaters,there are 4 of these. Listening to spark ninja this could prove a problem with the overloading & balancing of this ring. Why would consultants decide on a ring ,instead,like the good old days,all...
  5. D

    infrared ceramic heaters with PID controller

    I'm looking for confirmation or otherwise, that the following bits of kit will go together to create a temperature controlled heat source for a curing application via a standard 13a plug fitting. - 2 x 400W ceramic elements in reflectors (1 fitted with Thermocouple) - PID temp controller, 1...
  6. UKMeterman

    Electrician 2x Storage heaters supply and fit didcot

    Hi, I am looking for either replacement front covers for a dimplex CLX24 C series or supply and fit of a new storage heater and a similar smaller one. 1 st floor flat didcot, also swap over a few socket outlets to look modern. Any interest?
  7. D

    Dimplex Quantum storage heaters

    Hi all, Does anyone have experience with working on this model ? Had a job today to inspect one that wasn’t heating up. Ive worked on hundreds of storage heaters over last few years and never had problem fault finding and repairing, but this one got the better of me today ! Never worked on this...
  8. S

    Storage Heaters input timer

    Hi Any Storage heater experts out there? I have been asked to identify suitable storage heaters for a single metered supply but with night discount. I've identified two possibles; Elnur HHR & Dimplex Quantum. Interested to know your opinions and help me out with a related question; Elnur gives...
  9. I

    Industrial electric powered heaters

    Hi folks, I'm pricing a job which includes a heating solution for a former small warehouse. The area that requires heating is approximately 400 square mtrs with suspended ceiling at around 2.5 mtrs high. the space is going to be used for light manufacturing where the workers will be sitting at...
  10. R

    Any recommendations for Electric radiator/panel heaters?

    Good Evening. I have a couple of jobs which I am currently quoting for that require panel heaters, one being a garage conversion and the other a log cabin. I just wondered if anybody had any good recommendations for 2/3kw panel heaters with built in thermostats? One customer did also mention a...
  11. Michael Russell

    Should I get Electric Storage Heaters?

    I have just bought a 1 bedroom flat in Cambridge. It's all electric, gas is not an option for me - no gas to building at all. The flat comes with an economy 7 meter and old storage heaters that I will need to replace as they smell and look awful. So do I stick and buy modern storage heaters or...
  12. P

    Can tubular heaters be mounted vertically?

    As in title, can a tubular heater be mounted vertically? Doesn't sound like a good idea to me, but it would settle an argument if some one could answer.
  13. M

    Caught out with new storage heaters...

    During a flat renovation i removed and skipped a very old and battered storage heater and ordered one of the new super expensive (customer nearly had a heart attack) storage heaters, assuming it would go right in place. Only discovered earlier they need a dual ----ing feed!! Its not really...
  14. E

    Electric Heaters Advice

    Hi Looking for some advise I currently only have a log burner in my house for heating and wanting to invest in some electric heaters is there any that anyone can recommend, want something i can ideally set to come on/off and cost efficient? Any advice would be much appreciated Thanks
  15. S

    Electric Immersion Heaters

    Hi everyone I have just moved into a new house that is all electric. The previous owner had started transitioning from Economy 8 to a new system by removing some of the storage headers and replacing them with electric radiators. Currently they have a Economy 8 meter (from SSE) and an Economy 7...
  16. V

    3 phase immersion heaters in star (no N) or delta

    Hi all Been to a micro brewery today . They have 2 water boilers with 3 phase immersion heaters in them (ie 3 x elements) Originally they were wired to run single phase will all the lives and neutrals linked out and a 32A single phase supply connected to them. Now they are wired in a star...
  17. S

    Hot Water cylinder and 2x immersion heaters

    Apprentice electrician (coming towards the end of my 1st year) here and looking for some help and understanding. I have moved into my flat and I have both a normal CU running 24/7 and an off peak CU. The flat has no gas and all electric. I have a hot water cylinder which has 2 immersion...
  18. TonyJohnson

    How many electric wall heaters can you have??

    A domestic property with no gas supply so we are looking at wall heaters.. 80Amp Bullett, 100A main switch to 80AMP/30Ma RCD to 50A Cooker 40A Shower 32Amp Full house ring 20Amp Emersion 6Amp Up lights 6Amp down lioghts Using a 3KW/13AMP wall heater as a sample and fitting them on individual...
  19. exdevonboy

    Advice on old Timer/Programmer for Electric Heaters please

    Hi, I have been asked to replace some old electric panel heaters with some new Electric radiators. I have found an old programmer/timer on the Kitchen wall for the old heaters. All the old heaters are on their own circuits in the CU but there is also a seperate fuse/circuit for the old...
  20. R

    Ficher Storage Heaters

    Hi all. Does anyone know anything about Fischer Storage Heaters? Someone asked me if a quote from them seemed ok, its to remove 2 Storage heaters and install 4 of these heaters in a top floor flat and it came to £6000+VAT. Obviously haven't seen the job, have been told loft is empty so access...
  21. hazymat

    Why are 2x 2kw heaters not blowing the fuse?

    I've set up a workroom in our building site, but because there are walls missing in the basement it's ruddy freezing. So I'm going to burn some energy whilst I work here in the evenings. I'm about to tell you that I'm breaking every rule in the book, and you're about to tell me to stop behaving...
  22. A

    Osily ceramic core heaters

    I recently got these installed and dumped the instructions by accident for setting up etc. I seem to use alot of electric as I have them set to 18 degrees so they maintain that temp all the time. Does anyone know where I can get a user manual to re asses the set up? My sparky is a nightmare at...
  23. C

    Old economy 7 heaters

    Hello guys I need to replace a load of storage heaters for the modern oil wall heaters, i need to do away with the economy 7 side as client want the new heaters on a standard 24hr tariff . It looks like a simple swapping out the economy 7 circuit and wiring it into the standard tarrif DB. My...
  24. D

    2015 built nursery building with no RCD protection to undersink water heaters

    Evening all, I was doing some repairs to emergency lights in a school and when I went into the switch room to find the fuses for the lights I found the heating board by mistake, reading down the chart I soon realised my error but then saw that there was no RCD protection to the 15 or so heaters...
  25. S

    Query on Storage Heaters

    From these photos can anyone tell me if these storage heaters are manual or automatic charge and are they fan assisted ??
  26. H

    Working out how many IR heaters

    So when I get back to the school I plan to make my office a bit of an experiment room. Swapping the 1200x600s for 600x600 LED panels and the likes. One of my ideas is to install IR heating panels. I've never actually encountered them, they are meant to be all the rave, and I think they would...
  27. J

    Heater temperature stopping

    Using to a heater to heat 5L of water. 1. How can I stop this heater at 70C without a thermostat? 2. Will a potentiometer work?
  28. J

    Dry ceramic wall heaters

    Are dry ceramic wall heaters a modern version of storage heaters, i've just got an old cottage that i'm going to renovate, it has old storage heaters in each room aswell as an open fire (coal type). There's no gas supply to the area as it's in the country and i didn't want to go down the route...
  29. A

    Room Sensing Stat

    Could you please explain this to me? How does it work? How can you identify if its faulty or working? ... I am talking about the sensor which has long wire and a tube in the end. Its shown in the following link: Dimplex 86661 TSB Room Sensing Stat (Storage Heaters) -...
  30. B

    Electric Radiators versus Storage Heaters

    Hi, has anyone got any experience of replacing storage heaters with electric radiators? all the adverts say they will be cheaper to run, but i cant find any real evidence. this is in a 2 bed flat, exposed on 3 sides, sea front, so pretty challenging, The tenants work shifts . i am nervous about...
  31. S

    BN Thermic Pew Heaters

    I am based on the Pembrokeshire/Carmarthenshire border and have a Church that is looking to fit BN Theric Pew Heaters. I suggested them after doing research on line but have never fitted any. The Church Wardens would like to go and see a church that has had them installed and to find out how...
  32. sparksburnout

    A Moral issue?

    Been asked by a local pub to look into/improve some space heaters in the "smoking shelter". Seems a bit irresponsible to me this day and age, just wasting the earths resources trying to heat up the atmosphere while some people attempt to hasted their demise. What do you think, I thought...
  33. D

    Advice please, electric heaters not working

    I have three electric heaters in my flat which, according to the fuse box, are all connected to B circuit. All other sockets and appliances are on circuit A and work fine. The heaters only work sometimes. For a while I thought it was at certain times of day they worked, but there doesn't seem to...
  34. R

    Garden Heaters question.

    Hi all I was at a job and an electrician was fitting 2 patio heaters. They were fed by a 4mm armoured and were 2Kw each which was fine. He was doing a nice neat job but I did notice that he cut the plugs off the heaters and terminated the flex straight into the adaptable box via a stuffing...
  35. P

    Domestic Quote for replacing old storage heaters

    Not sure if this is the right forum but can anyone advise on this? I am replacing 2 storage heaters and have been quoted around £1,100 plus vat for removal/disposal of the old (non asbestos) ones and fitting of the new ones (Dimplex manual not Quantum). I could order these heaters myself for...
  36. D

    Electric storage heaters

    My auntie lives miles away from me and lives in sheltered type housing, she has her own flat that she owns the lease for but there are communial areas and a manager on site 24 hours in case help is needed. The flat is heated with night storage heaters. A few months ago a company sold her some...
  37. S

    Double pole switch a must for storage water heater?

    From a regulations standpoint, is it a must to use a double pole switch for storage water heater? I don't seem to find it worded as such in the BS standards. The reason I am asking is I want to replace my current double pole switch with a run back timer from CP Electronics. This run back timer...
  38. S

    Domestic changing storage heaters to panel convector heaters

    Hi, Hope you all had a good day. The meter is economy 7 and comes on at 730 to midnight but the customer wants panel convector so he can put them on and off when he wishes. Would he have to get his meter changed so he can use the panel convector heaters in the day? sorry if its a stupid...
  39. B

    Domestic 3 phase, 3 bed flat

    Hello all, I have been asked to fit out a couple of flats and I think they require a 3 phase supply, my friend thinks they will be OK on single phase. There will be no gas supply to the property. 3 bed flat will consist of...... 3 x 9.5Kw Powerstream instant water heaters (2 bathrooms and...
  40. J

    Domestic NOBO heater wont switch on

    Hi I would like some advice in my flat I have two heaters in the living room these two work fine but the ones in each bedroom don't work I have swapped the fuses round and the ones in the bedroom still dont work can anyone help ? I have no idea what make it is the instructions I have for it...
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