Last edited 13 Jan 2021

Heating controls

Heating controls refer to:

For central heating systems:

For storage heating systems:

  • Manual or automatic charge controls adjust the amount of heat stored overnight. The more recently introduced automatic controls measure the temperature in the room (or more rarely, outside the house). If the temperature is milder these allow less heat to be stored, saving money.
  • Celect type controller has electronic sensors throughout the dwelling linking to a central control device. It monitors the individual room.

Ref English Housing Survey, Energy efficiency, 2018-19, Published by the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government in July 2020.

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