There are different types of heating controls. Controls can be on your boiler or separate thermostat, usually on a wall. You can control some smart thermostats from your phone or tablet.
If you change the way you control your heating, you may be able to reduce your energy costs.
A digital room thermostat can heat your home to different temperatures for different parts of the day. If your thermostat connects to the internet, you may be able to control it from your phone or tablet.
How to set a programmable room thermostat (YouTube, with British Sign Language)
How to use a Danfoss digital central heating programmer (YouTube, with British Sign Language)
Your boiler may have:
a simple on off switch
a dial of buttons for each hour in the day which can be set to on or off
Mechanical central heating programmer (YouTube)
Night storage heaters can warm up when electricity is cheapest, and release heat when you need it.
How to use your night storage heater (YouTube, with British Sign Language)
How to program the Quantum Storage Heater
Dimplex Quantum Heater: modify “Out all day” mode
Dimplex Quantum Heater: “Power up” instructions
Last reviewed by Scope on: 16/08/2021
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