Hive 851816 Smart Thermostat

Take your heating to the next level with the Hive 851816 Smart Thermostat. This model works with conventional / traditional boilers and offers great automation. whether you need the heating or hot water to come on before you get home, or you’ve left it on by mistake [it can turn itself off], the Hive 851816 can be controlled remotely with the App via a Smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer, so there’s not much it can’t do.     Some models, such as the UK7000754, do not come with a…

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Timeguard NTT03 Immersion Heater Timer (7-Day)

Lot’s of people buy the Timeguard NTT03 7-Day timeswitch, or a similar digital model because they want to replace / upgrade their old analogue (motorised) dial timer. Sure, old timers do still have their place. They work well, many are fairly reliable, and the prices are usually quite low. But some now see them as rather outdated. Digital timers, like the Timeguard NTT03, do offer some much welcomed features. While digital may not be as simple to use as turning a dial, the benefits can be worth the small learning…

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Landis & Gyr RWB200 Replacement

One of the best direct replacements for the Landis & Gyr RWB200, is the Siemens RWB2007. Controlling both heating and hot water, It has similar features and will fit the exisiting backplate (industry standard) that came with the RWB200. This makes the swap over potentially very quick and with minimal hassle. Some of the features the RWB2007 has include: Easy to read large blue display screen, 7-Day (5/2 Or 7 Day) programming, Two Channels, up to 3 on / off periods each day, Boost and Advance options.     If…

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Cheapest Vaillant EcoTEC Plus 825 Combi Boiler

Vaillant EcoTEC Plus 825 Combi Boiler [Erp – 25kW] best price. It’s no secret that in this day and age boilers are not cheap. Actually, they were never cheap, even back in the earlier days. For that reason people always shop around to see where the lowest prices can be found in an attempt to take at least some sting out of the price of a brand-new boiler. And rightfully so. Some great savings can be made by taking some time to shop around and hunt down the best deals.…

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Honeywell T6360 (B1028) Replacement Dial

Honeywell T6360 (B1028) is a simple dial mechancial (wired) thermostat (analogue). If replacing an old, worn out T6360, the process is as easy as taking the old one off the wall, turning the power off, unwiring it, and then fitting / wiring the new model in the exact same manner at which the old one was installed. So its basically a direct swap / replacement. This model can also work as a direct replacement for the T6360B1002     The T6360 can be used with many programmers, such as the…

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Horstmann Electronic 7 Controller (With Boost)

The Horstmann Electronic 7 is a direct replacement for the older mechanical model made for Economy 7, the Horstmann Economy 7 Quartz (newer example here). Easy to fit, cost effective and fairly simple to use, It’s an excellent upgrade from the old Horstmann dial quartz unit into the digital world of immersion timers. Ultimately both models work the same. But the Electronic 7 is much more versatile, and more precise.     As well having pre-set timing options specifically programmed for off-peak Economy 7 usage, this model can be tailored…

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Horstmann Economy 7 Quartz Immersion Timer

Like the Timeguard TRTD7N, the Horstmann Economy 7 Quartz has been made specifically for use within the Economy 7 time range. That is, of course, overnight when the electricity is running at a cheaper rate / tariff. Being analogue and operated by just two dials, many people who prefer an extremely easy to use timer will welcome its simple mechanical design. Pictured: The Horstmann Economy 7 Quartz     However, while it does offer a simple-to-use interface, when it comes to versatility, it’s quite lacking when compared to the Timeguard…

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Timeguard TRTD7N Economy 7 Timeswitch

The Timeguard TRTD7N is quite a good timeswitch. Cheaply priced compared to some, and made specifically for taking advantage of the Economy 7 off-peak cheaper night time electricity costs, the TRTD7N offers a convenient range of built-in time periods to cover the Economy 7 tariff times in the UK. There’s also the option for the user to manually program there own timer options.     A digital screen and minimal buttons make this an easy unit to operate. Three separate on / off timer settings are available each day /…

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Horstmann H37XL 3 Channel Programmer

This Horstmann H37XL “Channelplus” 7 day programmer has 3 channels. This means its capable of operating / controlling three individual zones in a dwelling. Among many variations, this could be: 1st floor heating, second floor heating, and hot water control. However, it can be used with fewer zones, so don’t think it won’t be compatible if you only need to use it as a 2-channel programmer. It’s a very versatile unit.     Some of the main features include: Full seven day programming, 3 channels, 3 on / off settings…

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Drayton LP722 7 Day Programmer

The LP722 Mark 4 (Wired) from Drayton is a great dual channel 7 day programmer, with mostly excellent reviews across the board. It’s very similar to another model made by Drayton, the LP522 (MK4). In fact, they are almost indentical. The only real difference being that with the LP722 the user has the freedom to set different settings – on / off times every day of the week and weekend (the full seven days can be different). The LP522 is slightly more limited, as in its a 5/2 programmer and…

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