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  1. I want to return the Smartthings hub to my son to...

    I want to return the Smartthings hub to my son to be sold as surplus to requirements which means that I need all my future devices to talk MQTT.

    For this I have 2 Sonoff TH16 switches, one to...
  2. Low cost automation for ancient oil and coal fired system

    All of my ramblings on here so far have been to do with a system upgrade and Evohome install in my son's house which is now complete.

    Time to turn my attention to my deceased parents house which I...
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    Dan I would seriously consider paying you to...

    Dan
    I would seriously consider paying you to come to Lincolnshire to fit a new boiler when mine or my son's expires.

    It is mine and my family's recent experience that you are regrettably in a...
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    You say you "have had evohome installed" which...

    You say you "have had evohome installed" which implies that someone else did it for you.
    If so, and you paid someone to perform a relatively simple task, I would have them return and stand over them...
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    The lady of the house now has the app on her...

    The lady of the house now has the app on her phone and is actually "impressed" with the heating system.

    Praise indeerd!
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    Its a Solo HE condensing boiler. Was never a...

    Its a Solo HE condensing boiler.

    Was never a Solo 2, but a boiler with two pipes, guess I should have said HE.
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    According to the documents that came with the...

    According to the documents that came with the house it was installed in 2012.
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    Its a Baxi Solo 2 pipe boiler installed by...

    Its a Baxi Solo 2 pipe boiler installed by British Gas some 5ish years ago. So no opentherm.
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    Thanks for that. We have locked all the...

    Thanks for that.

    We have locked all the radiator controllers and intend to do just that.

    And link it with some temperature sensors on the boiler flow and return, and look to extracting as much...
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    Evohome install today

    Working from a comprehensive wiring diagram which I produced son no 2 wired the Megaflow wiring centre whilst son no 1 whose house it is did all the geeky bits setting up and binding all of the...
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    When we bought we didn't price shop, I asked you...

    When we bought we didn't price shop, I asked you and your team questions and my son placed the order with you. I had to persuade your team to give me access to your buyers only forum as I wanted the...
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    My recent experience suggests that this is not...

    My recent experience suggests that this is not the whole truth for several reasons:

    Modern windows are far more thermally efficient

    Folk will have upgraded the scant provision of loft...
  13. Yes I think it would be good to sit and eat in a...

    Yes I think it would be good to sit and eat in a warmer area than you cook in.

    Tony
  14. Useful thanks. Think I'll start as two zones and...

    Useful thanks.
    Think I'll start as two zones and see how it goes.
    Tony
  15. Preparing for Evohome L shaped room advice please

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    So the kitchen/diner is L shaped with the kitchen the larger and the dining the skinny off shoot.

    Radiators are placed as indicated, the kitchen one in fairly close proximity to the...
  16. And why did British Gas install an ABV if none is...

    And why did British Gas install an ABV if none is required?
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    If a property has been comfortable for the past...

    If a property has been comfortable for the past 15 years, then the radiators are of an adequate size.

    We lived for 25 years in the house and were never happy that it was properly heated. I suspect...
  18. Another interesting point. The Baxi HE boiler...

    Another interesting point.

    The Baxi HE boiler my sons has says no ABV required and no heatsink radiator required as long as th boiler controls the pump.

    But the boiler has no live feed, just...
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    Nothing you said. But what you said was...

    Nothing you said.

    But what you said was interesting.

    All of my ramblings on this thread are related to my sons house which he has just bought. Its identical to our own, albeit built about 5...
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    Keeping it secret, apparently.

    Keeping it secret, apparently.
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    Seems strange to be blaming installer error. ...

    Seems strange to be blaming installer error.

    You pair you bluetooth devices, wireless works as intended betwwen your route and you network card.

    Opentherm is two wires.

    How can the installer...
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    Interesting. The Megaflow we are having...

    Interesting.

    The Megaflow we are having installed will have two motorised valves on the hot water feed, one controlled by the tank, set at the tank maximum, one controlled by the Evohome cylinder...
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    Think we will be. 2 x motirised valves, not the...

    Think we will be. 2 x motirised valves, not the unreliable 3 way one.
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    Just to close my input into this thread and to...

    Just to close my input into this thread and to thank folk for the useful information.

    We are going to keep the existing boiler until it dies, have installed a megaflow 210 unvented tank and...
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    Thanks for this. Do the Atag controls for...

    Thanks for this.

    Do the Atag controls for setting boiler temperature still work with OT, or does OT override everything on the front panel?
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