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  1. Lithium here too!

    I replaced all rad valve batteries with Lithiums last October. As I mentioned earlier, I usually replace batteries en mass in Autumn half term - but I'm going to see it I can get 2 years from these....
  2. Apart from the rechargeables in the controller,...

    Apart from the rechargeables in the controller, donít use rechargeable batteries in Evohome equipment. Use good quality alkaline batteries eg Duracell or Energiser - or even Lithium cells. I replace...
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    Iíve installed 4 Evohome systems... my own,...

    Iíve installed 4 Evohome systems... my own, another family member, a friend and a person who somehow heard I had some knowledge and asked me to help them. I only have day to day experience with my...
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    For non critical things... toys, torches (you can...

    For non critical things... toys, torches (you can tell when batts are fading), remote controls, etc I buy ďcheapĒ and in bulk... for example a few years ago ikea own brand batteries got good reviews,...
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    How smart is Evohome?

    I love how Evohome optimisation copes with changing conditions, and the other smart features like ďwindow openĒ too. But can anyone with more experience and knowledge advise how it copes with...
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    Thatís my routine too G4RHL. I change all the...

    Thatís my routine too G4RHL. I change all the Evohome batteries in the 1st week of November... also have boiler serviced, so that the system is in good nick for the winter. I test the used batteries...
  7. I have set up electric underfloor heating in...

    I have set up electric underfloor heating in rooms that have water filled towel rails as their main heating. The electric underfloor is to provide warm feet on cold mornings and evenings at...
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    HR92 Blocked after upgrade from HR80

    Recently I upgraded my Evohome system with the latest evotouch controller (built-in internet gateway, electric zones, outside temperature display etc). I also replaced most of my HR80 radiator...
  9. Any chance of a link to the guidance G4HRL...

    Any chance of a link to the guidance G4HRL mentions please? Started trawling Evohome Shop's 478 posts... but, well, it may take a long time!
  10. Guilty! I've just looked at the evohome...

    Guilty! I've just looked at the evohome installation guide (2014 edition) and in the "Step 3: Power up & bind devices" the sequence is:
    HR92Rad controllers...
    CS92Wireless Cylinder Stat...
    BDR91...
  11. Last Monday I replaced my 2nd Generation Evotouch...

    Last Monday I replaced my 2nd Generation Evotouch controller (colour screen & separate internet gateway) with the latest controller (integrated internet gateway & electric zones). Have spent all...
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    Sounds like a good plan mtmvgavock. Iíll press...

    Sounds like a good plan mtmvgavock. Iíll press on with my plan for a couple more weeks - mainly to see how long before the scheduled start times my regular heating zones fire up on a winter morning...
  13. I've just posted my recent fun with evohome and...

    I've just posted my recent fun with evohome and electric underfloor heating here: https://www.automatedhome.co.uk/vbulletin/showthread.php?5640-Evohome-Electric-Underfloor&p=39450&viewfull=1#post39450
  14. Hi - FYI I've just put my evohome electric...

    Hi - FYI I've just put my evohome electric underfloor heating experience here: https://www.automatedhome.co.uk/vbulletin/showthread.php?5640-Evohome-Electric-Underfloor&p=39450&viewfull=1#post39450
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    Using Evohome for Electric UFH. I’ve recently...

    Using Evohome for Electric UFH.
    I’ve recently upgraded my Evohome controller to allow me to set up electric heating zones. I want to be able to schedule and control Electric Underfloor Heating...
  16. "Nice" is an understatement. This week I upgraded...

    "Nice" is an understatement. This week I upgraded to the latest Evotouch controller from the version with the separate Internet Gateway. Having some way to transfer all zone and setting data would...
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    uhhu - sorry, I can't offer much practical advice...

    uhhu - sorry, I can't offer much practical advice compared to the many experts here, whose various pearls of wisdom I have used over the years. Just replying to your message to say that when you...
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    An EvoHome system can use up to 4 controllers,...

    An EvoHome system can use up to 4 controllers, each managing up to 12 zones. So 2 Evohome controllers would work for you. Divide the 16 UFH zones into 2 managable blocks of eg 9 and 7 zones, add...
  19. My app works with iOS 12.0.1. Since some users,...

    My app works with iOS 12.0.1. Since some users, like myself, seem to be working OK, perhaps the crash you describe is a combination of iOS version and EvoHome controller version and Total Connect...
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    Hi - Ive used EvoHome since 2012 - originally...

    Hi - Ive used EvoHome since 2012 - originally the greyscale controller, currently (since 2015) the colour display with separate Gateway. I was on the Honeywell's EvoHome course last week to pick up...
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    2015 Climate Change Conference

    On this weekend that will be remembered for international agreement on limiting CO2 emissions, I'm wondering when the UK government agencies responsible for encouraging efficient use of energy...
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    Evohome Battery replacement

    Hi,
    Do the battery operated devices (radiator valves, room thermostats and hot water thermostats) need to be 'reset' in any way after battery replacement, or do I simply remove old batteries and...
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