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    I can no longer offer any specific assistance as...

    I can no longer offer any specific assistance as it is now over 2 years since we had a home with Evohome. Sadly, what you are experiencing was the main reason why I have avoided fitting Evohome to my...
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    You could consider getting a smart meter. Octopus...

    You could consider getting a smart meter. Octopus produces detailed usage graphs:1661
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    Bear in mind, I no longer own the property nor do...

    Bear in mind, I no longer own the property nor do I have an Evohome system. The buyer of my property came to me for advice as he was having problems with Evohome. I didn't recommend my original...
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    I have moved home in the past 18 months so my...

    I have moved home in the past 18 months so my experience of OT/Atag is based on 14 months of use. Unlike some boilers, the Atag worked as it should under OT control; ie, hot water re-heating is...
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    I have done just that but not for the reasons...

    I have done just that but not for the reasons that you might think. I sold a property 18 months ago with a full Evohome installation. During the 4 years or so that I lived with Evohome, I think,...
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    That's probably why most heating engineers in...

    That's probably why most heating engineers in Germany appear to have to satisfy some very tough qualification criteria. As I understand it, they are also be held personally responsible for all the...
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    Based on past experience, do not expect much...

    Based on past experience, do not expect much given the limitations of the Evohome operating system. The two updates normally relate to the firmware AND the wifi.
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    What is it with Heating Engineers and Evohome?

    I sold my previous home 18 months ago. Evohome was installed about 6 years ago ('S' Plan and two BDRs + TRVs +HW kit). Over time, the controller was upgraded and when a new boiler was fitted it was...
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    Interference or range it matters not. My IHD is...

    Interference or range it matters not. My IHD is about a metre from the meter box - albeit, with brick; cavity insulation and breeze block between the two. Most days I get the IHD's equivalent of a...
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    I confess that I havenít a clue as the supplier...

    I confess that I havenít a clue as the supplier has gone silent on the issue. Like many suppliers they are struggling with Ďnot fit for purposeí SMETS2 metering. There is also an issue with my...
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    Itís the meter that is the issue. The supplier...

    Itís the meter that is the issue. The supplier has a number of SMETS2 gas meters that in a similar state. They believe that it is the result of a botched firmware update. The meter did start...
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    SMETS2 Gas Meter Intermittent Fault

    I have a L and G G470 Gas Smart Meter installed at my property. The meter (not the IHD) keeps stopping; ie, it fails to record usage. After a few hours/day, it starts recording again. This has been...
  13. In the 4 years that I owned a home with Evohome,...

    In the 4 years that I owned a home with Evohome, my experience was the same. Zones on the same schedule would invariably throw up low battery warnings within days of each other. It was often the case...
  14. I sold my Evohome home a year ago and I left my...

    I sold my Evohome home a year ago and I left my purchaser with a comprehensive guide which included Evohome manuals etc plus simple Ďget goingí advice for a new user. As indicated above, I deleted my...
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    The 'problem' is that Honeywell, like a number of...

    The 'problem' is that Honeywell, like a number of smart heating control manufacturers, uses a single study which allows claims like the following to be made:

    Quote Upgrading your basic timer and...
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    Putting to one side the complexity of Evohome (my...

    Putting to one side the complexity of Evohome (my wife and I are both retired), I have concluded that I would probably have to live another lifetime to recover the capital cost of a 14 radiator...
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    Quote: Compared to the house with standard...

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    Compared to the house with standard TRVs, the one with the PTRVs used 11.8% less gas over the 49-day wintertime experimental period, the boiler output reduced by 14.1% but the boiler...
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    In my experience, it is worth getting a simple...

    In my experience, it is worth getting a simple gas usage monitor. I managed to get a NorthQ gas starter kit off EBay last year for £25. In the days when I had Evohome it showed that there was merit...
  19. I hope you are able to sort things out. FWIW,...

    I hope you are able to sort things out. FWIW, after 4 years of Evohome (now no longer as we have moved home), I am not sure that it is a system that I would install in a senior citizen’s home UNLESS...
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    I have moved on from Atag/Evohome/OT. The Atag...

    I have moved on from Atag/Evohome/OT. The Atag ONE controller uses the same Atag boiler EBUS as Evohome OT. The Atag ONE controller requires a 3 port diverter valve. The discussion that I had with my...
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    Thinking about your problem a bit more, I recall...

    Thinking about your problem a bit more, I recall having a lengthy conversation with my installer about the valve configuration needed to work with an Atag boiler. The Atag ONE controller only works...
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    The system that I had in the house that I sold in...

    The system that I had in the house that I sold in July had an ATag is24 with OT control with hot water priority. The normally open CH valve closed whenever there was a HW heating demand. A HW demand...
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    I had one failure with the App that suggested to...

    I had one failure with the App that suggested to me that it was one of the systemís weak links. In fairness to the App, I suspect that I might have been partly to blame as I made two zone changes in...
  24. Sadly, people do believe the extraordinary...

    Sadly, people do believe the extraordinary savings claims made on various manufacturers' websites.
  25. If you have costs/savings of that magnitude then...

    If you have costs/savings of that magnitude then I would respectfully suggest that you have other 'problems' that smart heating controls alone will not address. For Mr and Mrs Average, the savings...
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