radiators with trv at the top

Postby oscarbrindle » Sun Jan 13, 2008 7:44 pm

I live in a house with concrete floors, and the ground floor radiators are fed by pipes coming down the wall from above. Each radiator has a feed pipe to the thermostatic valve which is at the top of the radiator, the return pipe is at the bottom, the pipe runs from here back up the wall.
My question is, I want to re-route the pipes and replce the rads, but when I reconnect, is it really necessary to have the trv at the top? or can I have both valves at the bottom, like every other central heating system I've ever seen!
Thank you
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Simply Build It

Postby htg engineer » Sun Jan 13, 2008 8:05 pm

Yes you can extend the pipes and fit both valves to the bottom of the new radiators.
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Postby oscarbrindle » Mon Jan 14, 2008 10:18 pm

Thank you htg engineer.
But now I've got no more excuses....I'll have to tell the wife I can start the job now.
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