I am in the process of building a 4 bed house, i am reluctant to have underfloor heating due to limitations on the quality of carpet / underlay / rugs etc, so have opted for radiators.
My question is; Is there a similar manifold type system, like the ones used with underfloor heating whereby i can control (with digital thermostats) different zones individualy. i.e i can have one room heated to 17 degrees, and another at 20 degrees? I want to be able to control the temp from each room with using TRV's and leaving the boiler on all the time.
Honeywell do a retro-fit system that wirelessly shuts off and opens the TRV's accordingly, but there must be a more sophisticated system like the manifold / underfloor system, where a thermostat essentially sends a signal to shut off / open a valve on a manifold.
I am reluctant to use TRV's as i would have to go round manually and turn them on and off whenever needed. It is also difficult to get the room to a certain temp with TRV's, its easier using a digital thermostat.
I am trying to find out if i can utilise the same manifolds used in underfloor systems, but with rads. as the way i understand them is, you have an input/output for each zone/room, and a thermostat in each room with opens and closes the ports on the manifold, much like a motorised valve system.
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