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  1. R

    Hive frost protection

    Thanks for all the advice: I shall now reflect on what to do – whether to forget about the idea and possibly install a supplementary electric heater triggered by a frost-stat or to try the frost-stat/Hive combination augmented by a pipe-stat to moderate the internal house temperature.
  2. R

    Hive frost protection

    I appreciate the point but as I said the water in the pipes and header tank is warmed by a degree of internal convection when the CH is on thus reducing the chances of freezing. In reply to stem I tried but they didn’t want to advise.
  3. R

    Hive frost protection

    Many thanks to everyone for their very helpful replies. I should explain that the vulnerable tank is the CH header tank which is in the apex of the loft. My theory was that this would be protected by internal water pipe circulation when the CH is switched on (the water in the header tank is...
  4. R

    Hive frost protection

    Thanks. I take your point but we have a high up header tank which is vulnerable...
  5. R

    Hive frost protection

    I have installed Hive but I want to improve the frost protection because there are lagged pipes in the loft which is much colder than the house. Does anyone see any reason why I should not connect the froststat across the 'live' and 'CH on' terminals on the Hive backplate? This should mean that...
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