Potential Central Heating installation

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Re: Potential Central Heating installation

Post by SW31girl » Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:27 pm

Our gas central heating system is working but not very stable so it stops several times a day but as we have a warm house now there’s no way I want engie homes services to touch it. They came on Monday, kept muttering complicated and didn’t know again what to do. So what ever you do don’t use engie.

My preferred choice is always going to be gas central heating. Heat pumps are extremely expensive to buy and install, eye wateringly expensive. Unless you can get good timers with electric heaters you will have to switch them on when the room is cold. Pellet stoves are good but, like wood, great when you’re younger but who wants to lift heavy bags of pellets or wood. Yes, it will be expensive to install but once done then it’s just a matter of a gas lorry coming every so many months to top up the gas tank. The important thing is to ask neighbours to recommend someone.

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Re: Potential Central Heating installation

Post by just a Frenchie » Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:51 pm

jollyjack wrote:
Sun Feb 09, 2020 4:26 pm
Can anybody else make suggestions as to model/manufacturer/supplier? I'm particularly interested in narrower and taller heaters, as there's not always a lot of free wall space.

Check 123elec . As an example: https://www.123elec.com/chaufelec-ediso ... 1000w.html
Also : https://www.domotelec.fr/chauffage-elec ... beige.html
Or manomano : https://www.manomano.fr/p/panneaux-rayo ... id=4260027
Bricodépôt :https://www.bricodepot.fr/andilly-la-ro ... prod45951/
Why not ? https://www.leroymerlin.fr/v3/p/produit ... lsrc=aw.ds

And many others (search for 'panneaux radiants verticaux')
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Re: Potential Central Heating installation

Post by jollyjack » Sun Feb 23, 2020 2:15 pm

Sorry for the late reply - I've been away.

Thanks for all the information.

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