This customer was having a large extension fitted on the rear of the property, in the form of a wooden Amdega conservatory.
We suggested that water based underfloor heating would be far cheaper to run, and more effective than the electric matting recommended by the conservatory builder.
The old 50Kw Potterton commercial boiler was removed and replaced with a top quality Viessmann 300 49Kw system boiler with KM bus varispeed pump.
The house suffered from inadequate heating in the triple aspect bedroom and lounge, and also the large number of rooms meant that heat was being wasted during the day when some of the family were at school.
Repiping the areas into separately controllable zones was not a practical option, so we fitted the Hometronic radiator/UFH management system. This allows the customer to set temperatures differently throughout the house in up to 16 separate zones, throughout the day/week.
The lounge is treated as a separate zone, so if the customer has set the temperature to 20C for the evening, the radiators will come on as frequently as necessary, without affecting the rest of the house.
The conservatory is now lovely and warm, and the Viessmann boiler is saving lots of gas compared to the old inefficient Potterton unit.