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JamesPa
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Topics: 4 / Replies: 733
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RE: Ghosts in the Smart Meter perhaps?

My solar diverter achieves zero export plus/minus about 80W. I imagine that any other technology, eg a battery or car charge controller, relying on m...

2 hours ago
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RE: Two possible heat pump routes - how to evaluate them?

Nothing wrong in my view with high temperature heat pumps provided you don't run them at high temperature, at least for the space heating. In realit...

3 hours ago
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RE: Two possible heat pump routes - how to evaluate them?

In most cases you are correct, they reduce efficiency. However fitters think they reduce call outs and in some circumstances they are correct. From ...

1 day ago
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RE: Octopus Cosy 6 launched

I understand the risk, but unless you compel all heat pumps to be 16kW plus, the possibility of undersizing to save capital cost is always present. T...

1 week ago
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RE: Octopus Cosy 6 launched

SCOP at 35 is quoted as 3.98, but from posts here and elsewhere I have the impression that Octopus are targeting conventional retrofits, so 35 may be ...

1 week ago
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RE: Octopus Cosy 6 launched

Yes but...Octopus are an energy company so are in a position to manipulate price if it makes other technology choices easier. And anyway the SCOP of ...

1 week ago
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RE: My horrific Samsung heat pump installation and experience

@technogeek I have a couple of comments/questions Buffers can a) increase the engaged system volume, which may reduce cycling time (because...

2 weeks ago
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RE: My horrific Samsung heat pump installation and experience

Fair enough. There is an exception to every rule of course (I said 'in general terms'), which is why heat pump systems (and central heating in genera...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Ecodan - Auto Adapt

My understanding is that it uses the WC settings as a starting point. Exactly what it does from there and whether it 'times out' any measured modific...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Is this a bad installation and is there something wrong with my Samsung heat pump?

er dont you just need a smart meter which I think your energy supplier can arrange to have fitted within 14-28 days. That's all I have, and I can bo...

4 weeks ago
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RE: Is this a bad installation and is there something wrong with my Samsung heat pump?

Turning the room stat (and all or most TRVs) up to (say) 2C above the desired temperature, and adjusting the flow temperature (via the WC curve) to th...

4 weeks ago
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RE: My horrific Samsung heat pump installation and experience

@iantelescope since you address me directly I will reply directly. I'm not sure what you think I don't understand, nor what you think we don't agree ...

4 weeks ago
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