bissoejosh

Members
  • Content Count

    294
  • Joined

  • Last visited

Community Reputation

40 Neutral

About bissoejosh

  • Rank
    Regular Member

Personal Information

  • Location
    Cornwall

Recent Profile Visitors

The recent visitors block is disabled and is not being shown to other users.

  1. 8KW Vaillant here https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/323971794501?ul_noapp=true
  2. Currently have a 300 litre UVC ready for a heat pump to handle hot water + heating at a later stage but in the meantime like several others on the forum I would like to add a Willis heater between the manifold flow/return to run our UFH system. System is 3 x 100m loops all to be run as one zone in a 100mm screed. Wunda manifold is installed minus a pump at this stage. Wiring wise 3 core + earth from the stat is in place and power can be added from the plant room board easily. I would like to finalise and order the necessary components so if someone could advise if I've missed anything it would be greatly appreciated... Wilo manifold Pump from Wunda + Isolators Digital room thermostat (recommendations?) Willis jacket + immersion Timing Switch to ensure E7 use Electricians will fit all wiring and controllers but I supply everything. Possibly a 2 port valve as per @Nickfromwales recommendation in this thread but not sure if this is necessary? Trying to keep it as simple as possible at this stage.
  3. I wanted to use the insulated beam and block but the cost simply didn't stack up. In the end I laid normal 7n blocks and got 150mm of Kingspan K103 from seconds and co for £24 a sheet. The stuff turned up brand new, still shrink wrapped with a few damaged corners on several sheets - bargain really.
  4. For us the lower membrane below the insulation was our radon barrier (Cornwall) so much thicker. The slip membrane on top of insulation was a very thin DPM, pierced a lot of times for the UFH but no issues whatsoever. This was just taped up the walls whereas the lower radon membrane was fully lapped and taped to the DPC as @nod mentioned. Worth also thinking about how your might link your wall airtightness layer (not sure of construction) to the floor? Our wall membrane is lapped and taped to the lower radon membrane to ensuite continuity in the airtight layer.
  5. bissoejosh

    The roof

    Nice work, we opted for steel but strongly considered the marley roof based on the shed at tokavaig. http://maryarnold-forster.co.uk/the-shed-tokavaig/
  6. I haven't seen / heard this? Might be worth investigating if so - thanks.
  7. http://www.michl-waermepumpen.de/index.php/shop/heizungs-waermepumpen/inverter-luft-wasser-waermepumpen-br-typ-split/michl-inverter-luft-wasser-waermepumpe-split-8-kw-a-detail Mainland Europe?
  8. I really like the all electric idea but I'm concerned as we don't have PV how much it will hinder our SAP to the point we may struggle to pass regs due to the unfair penalty on electric solutions. I need to dig the software out again and re run. Did you have any issues with this @TerryE?
  9. Forgot to add I got a price on a new Daikin 5KW with all the controllers etc £2287 + VAT if that helps anyone (not sure if that included delivery). 7KW was £2574 + VAT. To add I just asked the supplier for a discount based on a 3-5 unit group order. Another 2% off list price so £2230 for the 5KW.
  10. Not really, I'm also looking to buy at the moment. @Barney12 I messaged coolenergy re the inverter driven models... "The ‘pro range’ are not inverter models no. But we do have inverter models available CE-iH6-18 and CE-iH10-25." https://coolenergyshop.com/products/cool-energy-inverter-6-18-7kw-stainless-heat-pump-ce-ih6-18
  11. Our ensuite has a wet room former and setcrete latex self levelling elsewhere over UFH. I've tanked the former and surrounding area as per @Nickfromwales excellent tanking thread and I'm now waiting for it to dry. Question is should I use primer on the tanked area and the latex before tiling and if so any particular one? I've quite a lot of the setcrete acrylic primer left https://www.setcrete.co.uk/product/acrylic-primer/ if its any use? SBR? Thanks
  12. The cladco stuff is great. Really pleased with ours. 100% go for the DIY route. What have they been using to cut it - are those scratches from the underside of a jig saw bouncing along the ridges?
  13. I tried for one of these but sadly it was too early in the build really and like you say they've now disappeared. Was that from eBay or through a distributor?