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    It depends what you mean by embrace technology. ...

    It depends what you mean by embrace technology. It is not a problem learning the operational aspects of any system. It is a question of what to do when there is a technical fault. Thousands of...
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    Cchris, thanks for your reply. You have...

    Cchris, thanks for your reply.

    You have obviously considered the same potential problems that I have.

    Having such a back up system suggests a lack of confidence in the practicality of the...
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    Rameses Thanks for your reply. You appear...

    Rameses

    Thanks for your reply.

    You appear not to have grasped the crux of what I was saying. Basically it is the unavailability of experienced Honeywell Evohome engineers in this region if...
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    After much deliberation we finally opted for a...

    After much deliberation we finally opted for a set up that may not be approved by the purists. Although it does not provide the degree of control of the Evohome system, it seems to suit our...
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    When a conventional system fails, including the...

    When a conventional system fails, including the boiler, it is not such a problem when your partner can simply contact a range of engineers who can fix it.
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    Paul. Thanks for your reply, other than my...

    Paul. Thanks for your reply, other than my sensibilities, there was no real harm done.
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    Erik. Funny you should suggest this. Just...

    Erik. Funny you should suggest this. Just before I read your reply I was exploring the possibility of an electric ceramic thermostatic flat panel wall mounted radiator. As I said my main concern...
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    Paul, as you have taken the time to respond to...

    Paul, as you have taken the time to respond to this thread I don't wish to criticise, but I find your reply very patronising. It made me prickle. I don't like your choice of the term 'oldies...
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    Many thanks for your considered reply Hengus. ...

    Many thanks for your considered reply Hengus.

    As I said in my last response to top brake, my principle reason for considering the Evohome system was to maintain a pre-set bedroom temperature,...
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    Thanks for your suggestion. Apart from control...

    Thanks for your suggestion. Apart from control by app how would this be superior to the existing hard wired system with digital controller and thermostatic radiator valves?

    I would have thought...
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    Second Thoughts!

    After having done all my research I was absolutely sold on the Evohome system, and was about to purchase and DIY install. However, I was admitted to hospital for a week and due to this experience...
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    Thanks again top brake, that inspires me with...

    Thanks again top brake, that inspires me with more confidence to go ahead with this system.

    The combination boiler is a relatively new Viessmann Vitodens 100W. It was installed in this new...
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    Thanks top brake. Is the OpenTherm setup for...

    Thanks top brake.

    Is the OpenTherm setup for an appropriate combination boiler with c.h. control only, and no motorised valves, really as simple as a 2 wire connection from the R8810A1018 to the...
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    Thank you for your reply. Can you please...

    Thank you for your reply.

    Can you please direct me to instructions on how to connect the R8810A1018 to the Evohome system and to the combination boiler?
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    Thank you for your reply. It would appear that...

    Thank you for your reply.

    It would appear that our Viessmann Vitoden 100-W is Opentherm capable as the company produces the Vitotrol 100 open therm controller for use with the boiler.

    It is a...
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    Thanks for your reply electronicsuk. When you...

    Thanks for your reply electronicsuk.

    When you say "the thermostat can modulate flow temperatures" do you mean each individual radiator thermostat?

    You say "Installation is very simple, just two...
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    Thanks to you both for your further replies. ...

    Thanks to you both for your further replies.

    The condensing boiler is a Viessmann Vitodens 100W. I note that Viessmann produce Open Therm compatible boilers, but I would have to check if my...
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    Thanks for your reply. Although I am fairly...

    Thanks for your reply.

    Although I am fairly proficient in DIY, I am not very knowledgeable about your suggestions. I don't know what you mean by 'the valve' and controlling it directly.

    Our...
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    I don't want to high-jack this thread but I have...

    I don't want to high-jack this thread but I have related questions.

    I have a newly installed gas c.h. and direct hot water condensing boiler system. There is a Danfoss dial thermostat on the wall...
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    Thanks again

    Thanks again
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    Thanks for your reply. It doesn't mean very much...

    Thanks for your reply. It doesn't mean very much to me at the moment. I will have to look at the wiring for the existing controller and thermostat in conjunction with the diag for the BDR91. I...
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    Proposed DIY Instalation

    Hello all, I am new to the site. The reason I joined is because I am currently considering the installation of a Honeywell Evohome 12 valve system and possibly home automation generally in terms of...
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