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  1. EricMark

    Linking wall thermostat to radiator thermostat.

    I brought four MiHome Energenie TRV heads from my old home, and I decided in this house Nest was best option to control the DWH and central heating given the limits I had to work with, mainly just 2 wires between house and flat where the boiler is housed. There is an option to link Nest and...
  2. Jymbob

    Electric radiator, 13A plug?

    Don't bite my head off... My mother-in-law has recently had her kitchen redone, and has realised now it's autumn that she needs more heat in there. As it would involve ripping everything up to run pipes for another radiator on the opposite wall to the existing one, she's looking at a...
  3. D

    Insulated wire running under radiator?

    I have a radiator mounted on the wall under the window and a socket to the right of the radiator. I have an extension running from the socket under the radiator to my desk; there is enough wire so that it runs along the floor under the radiator. Will the wiring be dangerous due to the heat of...
  4. L

    Storage heater / Oil filled radiator / Ceramic radiator?????

    I’ve just bought a 1 bed apartment with storage heaters from the early 1980’s with no thermostat. The apartment is electric only and I’m trying to work out what is the best replacement for the old storage heaters. I have economy 7 What I can’t work out is am I best to go for: 1. Storage...
  5. C

    AC fan stays on at all times?

    Hello, I have a 1988 Toyota Celica Alltrac (4WD Turbo) and ever since I've owned the car, the front secondary fan (mounted on the front of the radiator and blows into the engine bay) stays on all the time at low speed when the key is turned to the start position (engine off and engine on). Also...
  6. I

    Electric digital radiator doesn't heat up

    Hi, I bought new radiator form Bestelectricradiators - Slimline Digital 1250. I installed it on the wall, plug in the socket, set up the time and date, also I choose the temperature to be 21 degree on the manual mode, but it doesn't heat up. Am I doing something wrong or this radiator is...
  7. N

    fused spur of a fused spur from ring main

    Hi guys, whats the regs regarding fused spurs? Is it ok to have, from the ring main, a fcu, feeding another fcu, feeding another fcu etc or is it only one fcu per socket like a normal spur? I've got a fcu spur from the ring main for a fan in the bathroom. I need to fit in an electric...
  8. F

    ring testing

    whlist testing a ring final socket circuit r1, rn and r2 end to9 end had all the same readings found a spur taken from the ring for an electric towel radiator remove the cpc from towel radiator and end to end test were spot on reconnect towel radiater and r2 end to end was reduced to virtulally...
  9. A

    radiator switches - problem with identification

    Hi, I am totally new to this forum, based in London, having some electrical qualifications I am mostly dealing with general building maintenance and not very often come across some electrical stuff, but now it's the moment. Basically I have 3 radiator switches to be replaced, the job seemed to...
  10. J

    110v transformer blowing trip

    Ive had this transformer a few years and never had a problem. I used it about 2 months ago then put it in the shed. I have now taken it out and its blowing the trip in my house for some reason. The shed I left it in has been leaking water and I have had to clear all my tools out of it but have...
  11. V

    Domestic Nightime Background Power Consumption

    What is the background night time power consumption in your house when you are asleep? A/ Less than 100 watts? B/ 100-200 Watts? C/ 200-300 Watts? D/ 300-400 Watts? E/ 400-500 Watts? F/ Greater than 500 Watts?
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