I have just moved into a flat that has the economy7 tariff, with really inefficient storage heaters, which cost a kings ransom to use.
This may seem odd but I have stopped using them all together and opted to use two really efficient space heaters to heat the flat, which work very well.
The Economy7 tariff doesn't suit our lifestyle, so I have also switched to a normal tariff. The only issue I have is that the MaxiFlo water heater is still dialed in to economy7 timings and we cant take a shower in the evenings, which is rubbish!
The MaxiFlo has two switches (Economy7 and 24HR). It also has a blank plate, where I think a normal timer can be fitted (see pictures).
My plan is to fit a normal timer so that we have hot water between the hours of (6am-8am then 8pm-10pm).
Questions: Is this possible? What type of timer should I use?
The Maxflow I think is designed for multi fuel heating and there are often more than one immersion heater fitted. Bottom one would be Econ 7 and top one for boost. The insulation is that good it does not really need a timer just on/off switch.
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