radiator heating


Postby chalkpit » Thu Dec 20, 2007 10:15 pm

I have a problem where the upstairs radiators work ok yet the downstairs radiators work when they feel like it . when the system is first put on the downstairs bathroom works then faids away and one day the sittingroom one works the the next day it fails , all the time upstairs is ok . Non of the rads have individual stats , all off room stat . the boiler is regularly serviced . no leaks visable
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Postby marrtin » Fri Dec 21, 2007 11:14 am

Maybe the system needs balancing. Check the projects section for information about how to do this.
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Postby htg engineer » Fri Dec 21, 2007 3:03 pm

The pump may be old, try turning the pump speed up - or a replacement pump should solve the problems, as it seems there's not a bloackage in the pipework if the radiators are able to heat up.
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