JamesP

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  1. JamesP

    Tata Urban Colorcoat Metal Seam Roofing

    Don't pay Tata that bill, buy your own silicone and screws from Screwfix. Product very good, sales and service poor. I would buy again after having fitted 300sqm though they did not supply enough Velux jointing fabs, no apology just another invoice. Will update later.
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    External fire doors & lead times

    Most standard doors are 2040 in height. Might be helpful, https://www.howdens.com/doors/external/flush-doors/plywood-flush-external-door-obj-sku-family-11831279?productFamilyId=DXF0470&skuId=DXF0470
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    Boarding for an attached garage

    @PeterW @ProDave Can I confirm that this applies to an attached garage. I have just started building our garage which is detached and using OSB on the walls and standard plaster board for the ceiling.
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    UFH thermostat wiring, floor probes

    Hi Lizzie Does it all work ok, do you set each room independently or off a central hub, Wifi or wired?
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    UFH thermostat wiring, floor probes

    Wunda have offered Heatmiser as an alternative. Perfect for the price.
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    UFH thermostat wiring, floor probes

    Hi Nick Just wanted to be able to set each stat temp time / 7 day week etc, Had not planned on a central hub but could be persuaded. Wunda have not offered this as an option.
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    UFH thermostat wiring, floor probes

    I have been specified the same thermostat X 14 from Wunda for our wet UFH, however the design is not quite doing it for me, are there any alternatives any one can recommend? Thank you. @PeterW @Nickfromwales
  8. I have had a quote to install same Ecodan ASHP and my price excluding the cylinder is nearly 7K. Your quote seems a good price to include MCS.
  9. @PeterW To get the self builder exemption do you have to live / own the property for a certain amount of time?
  10. Have a look here, great blog entry with photos. https://theoldwatertank.blogspot.com/2017/02/heat-recovery-system-installed.html @jamiehamy
  11. I have exactly same system but have only installed the radial pipe so far. I found it easier to unroll the 50 metre length into the garden and start dragging / feeding it through the frame. Don't cut the pipe until in position and ready to fit the plenums. Enclosed the BPC installation pdf, you might already have it. bpc_.installation_of_a_heat_recovery_system_with_unit_info_2016.pdf
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    Planning permission refused - options

    All I can say is well done for persevering, we had an awful planner at DNPA who from day one refusal was her only recommendation. After a chance meeting with a senior planner from the same department who was in the process of puttting through their own application for a replacement dwelling did ours start to progress and be granted. It took six years but still worth it.
  13. I D4 glued and screwed 22mm Caberdek boards down, all of them. The glue is excellent. I used solid timbers at 400 centres with the longest being only 4 metres. I did not use joist hangers as they sit on the ground floor walls. Really solid first floor. No squeaks or bounce.
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    UFH Material suppliers.

    @Nickfromwales We do have 3 levels even though the lower ground is only a metre below the entrance ground floor level. LG is 84 sqm, GF is 114 sqm. FF is 84 sqm. 2 manifolds were going to cover the LG and GF. 1 manifold for FF. What spacing do you recommend for pipes. GF is all in screed with timber floor boards and FF is diffuser with timber floor boards.
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    UFH Material suppliers.

    Thanks @PeterW I will ask for clarification.