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  1. limited to 3.6, seem not to be as excited about extra panels as they used to be. Opensolar seems to indicate that we could use most of the 6000 kWh generated, not fully convinced. G99 fast track could allow another battery and second inverter plus a few more panels but installer advised to go with quoted system initially. in NI
  2. hi, grinding slowly through build completion and only now able to consider a PV system. larger house, fully electric consumption 12000 kWh annually 8 kW split Daikin heatpump 500 litre DHW tank (2 immersion) 2 W machine, 2 Dishwasher, Tumble dryer(heatpump) 2 MVHR always at least one working from home high care requirements, laundry washing. Large South. slightly east facing roof. all opinions welcome. have quote as below 10.5k - 18x4 30W jinko 430W n- type solar panels - 1x go energy 3.6kW hybrid inverter - 1x give energy 9.5kwh battery - 1x myenergi Eddi - Installion commissioning and certification
  3. We went Siemens Studioline for the two ovens, both pyroltic one with microwave and steam. Availability is likely an issue. Two dishwashers Siemens, Hob is 90 cm Novy induction, actually bought from Amazon at a reasonable price. And boiling tap much better than expected. Water softener in garage also great.
  4. I have my Daikin 8Kw split set to cool. I had issues with supply of the unit as nobody said they could support cooling. The Daikin literature describes in detail the cooling aspect and controls but has never been supplied in Ireland, at least not last year. Eventually I managed supply and fit but then all sorts of control issues. I had to settle for a simple cool on or off, controlled by a simple timer. I have the flow temp set to 15, after a bit of experimentation. I can isolate the living or bedroom section. It worked well during the hot spell, we were away for 5 days and I was able to remotely activate the heatpump to make sure the house was cool on our return. The total energy used is minimal, just a pity we don't yet have PV. We have no bedrooms above the living dining area to avoid any overheating.
  5. Looks great but near end of build budgetary situation made it difficult to stretch to the DeLonghi
  6. The magnifica is now at 329.99 on Amazon. I've bought one!!
  7. I considered an Ochsner split system but the short warranty (2 years) for something that's supposed to be better built along with high service charges put me off
  8. Josko a fair bit more expensive than Internorm also beside you! McMullan and ODonnell get some good reports for local company. We have Internorm aluclad PVC
  9. I think the acre of PV panels also helped with the high thermal store temperature After multiple attempts and many hours I abandoned my quest to install a Sunamp unit and am going with a split low temperature ASHP with a 500 litre UVC.
  10. Hi all, Literally crawling to the finish line but still hitting landmines. Latest is the issue of the size of the UVC. I had requested a 500litre to cater for 5 showers 1 bath house, kids with additional needs, guests if they ever return and my often dirty job requiring a good evening scrub! Daikin is the chosen ASHP due to availability and local knowledge but suppliers differ wildly in what they say will work and what won't. I now have 3 alternative views, when all presented with the same data. But none are willing to specify a 500 litre UVC tank saying 300 is the max on offer, but one offers a 500litre Daikin thermal store. The explanations defy the laws of physics but I require the system to be commissioned correctly for the warranty to be valid. Surely if a 500litre thermal store is acceptable a 500lite UVC should also work. All opinions valued Thanks
  11. Who is providing your windows? 3 years since we ordered ours and Internorm were the best option for us also.
  12. I bought a Novy 1778 induction hob via Amazon, had it in basket for ages, the price kept going up and down. Managed to get the last one, were two for a while. Hasn't been in stock since, almost half price. seemed to have been sent from France. Also there were several 3rd party sellers offering at a lower price but with email first request.
  13. @jack how do you control your slab cooling? I'm about to install a 8kW Daikin LT split ASHP but both supplier and installing plumber are very dismissive of the cooling ability, despite what the Daikin literature says. I have a fully tiled ground floor. Is it as simple as, switch the ASHP to cooling and set the thermostats to the desired temperature and let the ASHP reach that?
  14. Thanks, floors getting tiled next week so likely too late, certainly for delivery from China! Main kitchen dining already done. Might look for something more local.
  15. Thanks Steamey, I now have an updated quote for an 8kW Split Daikin that is reversible. The supplier is still doubtful that cooling the floor a little can work and has never tried it or seen it work in practice despite what the Daikin literature may say. So I have still an issue, in that I'm not sure if simply switching the heat pump to cooling perhaps in June and then setting the room thermostats to my 'max' temperature and hoping that this will direct the cooling from the ASHP. I only want the bedroom area of the house to be cooled. The supplier says that I should use a thermostat with a floor sensor in case the slab gets too cold, my thoughts are that this should not be required as I can't envisage that amount of cooing being required and I plan to set the minimum temperature to 13° All input appreciated V
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