We have just moved into a flat with a Creda Warmaire Storage Central Heater with Day Boost but we do not know how to adjust the controls. We wish to obtain an instruction book or even a photostat copy would help.
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This should be relatively easy.
You have storage heaters that only take in the hear during cheap rate electricity (at times you cannot change - typically between 00:00 and 07:00 but times vary - ask your electricity supplier).
The controls of an electric storage heater normally consist of two
dials to be found under a flap on the heater.
The input dial, sometimes known as the charge or overnight dial. This control sets the amount of heat to be stored during the night.
It is best to be set on a seasonal basis: medium for
autumn/spring, high for winter.
If you find that you run out of heat before the end of the day,
and the Input is not on maximum, turn it up to store extra for the
The Output Dial sometimes known as the room temperature or boost dial.
This dial controls the amount of warm air or convected heat given out during the day. It opens and closes.
I'm not a heating expert, but according to the information I could find, Economy 7 utilizes cheap electricty at night, during off-peak hours (7 hours) between midnight and 7AM. Economy 7 costs about 4p per unit compared to peak electricity, which is about 10 to 15p per unit. If you do not have Economy 7, you can request it FREE of charge from your electricity provider. You will either have one meter with two readings or two separate meters. A two tariff electric meter will record the electricity used during off peak times, so it can be billed, separately, at a lower rate. If you have two meters, one meter controls on peak daytime electricity and the other controls your night time economy 7 electricity.
I would need to know what model Creda heater you have installed in order to determine how energy efficient it may be. I also will need the model so I can determine operating instructions. If you need further assistance, please post back and let me know. I hope this helps.
Check the fuse board it should be marked up (but often is not especially if POLISH electricians concerned) it should be a 32 amp fuse. The heater has a thermal fuse installed internally £12 replacement, these tend to be the only things that go wrong with storage heaters! get a qualified electrician who you trust to have a look otherwise who-ever looks at it will say its F****d and will take you to the cleaners
The output setting if turned off isn't adjusting the temperature in the room automatically if its off,and by turning the output up is like turning up the heat.By turning the output switch on you can let the heater automatically control the heat.Still you need to monitor the adjustments to your liking and then you know how hot it will be when you come back into that room.
how do you regulate the heat from creda storage heaters model No 79163 /79151 /79141 they have 2 dials on each heater,I was told the dial on the right turn up to 6 its highest point & the left dial to its lowest number 1 .But i got up this morning & its like a sauna