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bontwoody
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Topics: 16 / Replies: 405
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RE: Two possible heat pump routes - how to evaluate them?

@lucia The heat geek cheatsheet on the article only requires rudimental maths and will give you an idea. Using previous energy usage is very advant...

1 day ago
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RE: Two possible heat pump routes - how to evaluate them?

@lucia I would try and ascertain your own heat loss figure before they do, to get a good comparison to ensure you dont get lumbered with an oversize...

1 day ago
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RE: SCOP and seasonal variations

@judith Its a good argument for separating the heating and DHW SCOPs when comparing systems 🤔

3 days ago
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RE: New radiators installed and system drained - what to do next?

As noone else has replied and its cold, I will do my best to answer you question :-). As long as you dont get freezing temperatures (and your heat pum...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Sudden drop in COP

My guess would be that the unit is measuring combined COP for heating and hot water. Therefore because now you are only heating water at a lower COP t...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Questions about yearly heat pump maintenance

My own personal opinion is that as long as you clear leaves, clean filter and check antifreeze conc ( if you have it) then it’s a lot of money for ver...

1 month ago
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RE: ASHP sizing - value of Heat Transfer Coefficient

@jancold To add to what @toodles has said, you can imagine the phase change material as something like candle wax, which will melt before the maximum ...

1 month ago
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RE: ASHP sizing - value of Heat Transfer Coefficient

@toodles Certainly another viable option!

1 month ago
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RE: ASHP sizing - value of Heat Transfer Coefficient

@ianmk13 It just depends on individual circumstances. It’s not uncommon for a single person to live in a 3 bed house with no intention of moving and g...

1 month ago
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RE: ASHP sizing - value of Heat Transfer Coefficient

@jamesw The MCS surveys can vary greatly so stick to your guns and find an installer who is willing to fit what you want. You will probably find some ...

1 month ago
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RE: ASHP sizing - value of Heat Transfer Coefficient

It sounds like you have cracked it to me. You may need to factor in a small additional amount for domestic hot water heating. Given you are using weat...

1 month ago
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RE: Visit a Heat Pump

@toodles Did you enter your details on the website? Thats what I did.

2 months ago
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