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    • CommentAuthorPidgeon
    • CommentTimeApr 2nd 2017
     
    Hi,

    Looking for some advice, I'm renovating a 2 bed flat (~75m2) which currently has no heating/hot water system. I took a punt and purchased a used energie solarblock with 8 panels. This was with a view to heat a cylinder/rads to around 40*C and supplement with instantaneous water heaters where needed for DHW.

    I'm having issues finding someone to install the system, I'm in North Yorkshire, can anyone provide any pointers? Have contacted some aircon/heat pump engineers but no luck so far. Keen to get in someone, if I do, that's experienced working with refrigerants. Failing that has anyone installed a thermodynamic system themselves? The installation manual is fairly comprehensive, any hidden pitfalls?

    Thanks
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      CommentAuthorSteamyTea
    • CommentTimeApr 3rd 2017
     
    Have you looked at swimming pool people, I think that is what the system is designed for.
    • CommentAuthorPidgeon
    • CommentTimeApr 22nd 2017 edited
     
    Thanks for the suggestion, but still no luck. Think I'll have to look into alternatives.
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    Out of interest, do you know what sort of user had taken it out, and why?
    • CommentAuthorPidgeon
    • CommentTimeApr 23rd 2017 edited
     
    Not too sure on the original user, but they installed PV in it's place because of the financial incentives. I bought the unit from the PV installer who just wanted rid.
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