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. 20 Oct 2020

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    1. securespark
    2. Mark the Harp
      Mark the Harp
      Wanted to ask about the roof you were talking about some years ago. In ours the roospace opens out into a small pitched roof, and the opposite side has a soffit vent running the length (6m) of the soffit and this part of the roof overhangs about 2m to form a shelter over an outside space. Shouldn't the section above the room have been blocked to avoid cold air flowing underneath the new insulation?
      1. securespark
        securespark
        I believe so. One side of flat roof joins main building and loft vents into space below the deck: cold air meeting warm, which will cause condensation.

        I think pitched roof should be separated by insulation with tile vents fitted to allow airflow.
        Spoke to roofer who thinks doing this could cause condensation. He says flat roof should come under eaves of the pitched roof, but I can't see how this would be possible
        20 Oct 2020
      2. Mark the Harp
        Mark the Harp
        Thank you – yes we have just poked a camera up there. Roof space is pretty well insulated up to about an inch under the underside of the old deck, but clearly there is room for airflow between that and the insulation which is now on top of the deck. So it is in effect still a cold roof as cold air can still flow underneath the new insulated deck.
        20 Oct 2020
    3. Acton
      Acton
      Hi i saw a posting that you had installation manuals for accenta 6 alarm could you please email me a copy ? I have been searching ages for one.
      Thanks
    4. John D v2.0
      John D v2.0
      I can't send you a direct message! Do you know why that is? I have emailed you instead
    5. Bodd
      Bodd
      Would you send me that link again for the tyers.
      It stemmed to have disapeared

      Thank you
    6. Bifta
      Bifta
    7. securespark
      securespark
      simon@secure-electrical.org.uk
    8. Haggis61
      Haggis61
      Hi Simon, you replied to my question about taking a feed from a supply to a bathroom fan. Could you give me a bit more advice on that please?
      John
    9. bernardgreen
      bernardgreen
      Hi Simon

      Bit saddened to hear LabCraft did not reply. I guess the ethics of the founders has been lost when they retired.

      Regards

      Bernard
    10. securespark
      securespark
      Hi Bernard
      I'm sure! The boiler was off.

      BTW, Labcraft never got back to me despite repeated attempts.

      Thanks,

      Simon.
    11. bernardgreen
      bernardgreen
      Not putting this on forum as I do not want to upset that Yale expert.

      Are you sure the boiler has not been running even though the rooms are already hot from the sun ? I have a reason for asking.

      A friend ( retired Home Office radio engineer ) was asked to look at a faulty home automation system. Poor temperature control was one of several problems. He found there was a lot of blocking of signals from a nearby farm security system gate alarms. ( 433.92 MHz and over 200 yard range ). The only fix was a hard wired over ride system to force the boiler to OFF if the wireless system lost control of the boiler. He has suggested to the manufacturers that the boiler should shut down if it has not received an ON command for 5 minutes and the controlling thermostat / timer should send an ON command to keep the boiler running when needed. The reply was the transmissions would shorten battery life. He wants other examples to add to his data to further the matter.

      Previously has has found baby monitors have compromised other licence exempt equipment in domestic situations.

      Best regards

      Bernard

    12. securespark
      securespark
      Hi Bernard. Thanks. I've looked at the site and emailed them a few questions!
    13. bernardgreen
      bernardgreen
      Hi

      Have a look at LabCraft lighting

      http://www.labcraft.co.uk/products/market_selector_leisure.php

      I worked for them when they were a small 5 staff family company in the 1960's and they seem to have retained the same ethic of quality and value that was there in the beginning.

      They started out making test equipment for aerial installers. One of the staff came up with the idea of 12 volt flourescent lights for vehicles and that soon became the main product.

      Regards

      Bernard
    14. paul78
      paul78
      Im in warrington tomorrow working if thats any good?? Paul
    15. vv2806
      vv2806
      Hi Simon, I sent you an email
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