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22-01-2019, 11:25   #16
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Tyty OP ..
Was looking to get a second nest for upstairs zone ,I got the first nest on an offer with electric Ireland couple of years ago ,now I can look for best prices for electric contract without having to get nest as package.
Actually think Electric Ireland is best for me at moment
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22-01-2019, 13:12   #17
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Have a two zone heating system.. and have a Nest downstairs. Should be no issue in putting a second Nest upstairs, right?
Yep, I have the same set up now with two Nests
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My parents don't even have gas central heating (they have oil) and I got Electric Ireland to install a Nest for them (although they are EI electricity customers).
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22-01-2019, 16:05   #19
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Can you get a nest installation,if your oil boiler is outside and you have one of them old push in timer clock inside the house?
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Can you get a nest installation,if your oil boiler is outside and you have one of them old push in timer clock inside the house?
Exactly what I want to know too
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22-01-2019, 17:07   #21
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Is there a monthly charge for this after its setup?
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22-01-2019, 17:07   #22
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Is this Hub Alexa or Google compatible?

..barely any information on the website
Both - however Google Home at least can't figure out the hot water channel as it's a feature only on recent EU models


To answer other questions - There's no monthly charge if you buy the 130 euro offer one. They will do some more complicated thing for a monthly fee, just ignore it.

Most but not all old on/off switches can be replaced.

Depending on what they replace there may be tradable carbon credits created and the deal is you agree to give them to Electric Ireland. This is why they offer it. They don't require you to qualify for credits though - I didn't as it was replacing a 15 month old controller

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Is it still available as i get this message
We're sorry - there appears to be a problem with the technician's availability in your area.
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22-01-2019, 17:29   #24
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How new does your boiler have to be to be compatible with this nest thermostat?
My boiler is 16/17 years old so I presume that it is too old for this to work.
Basically what I am asking is, how does this work 😂?
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As far as I know, every home built pre 2006 is eligible for a home heating control grant up to €700 though SEAI. When I asked EI on the phone if having a Climote control installed by them would effect any future application for a grant they were unable to tell me.

I was looking at getting a Honeywell control system installed by them which has grants amounting to over €1000 through their scheme. The Honeywell system I required would have cost me €800 in a shop. EI quoted me €1500 for the controls and installation with the grants applied. Something doesn't add up with them.

That being said it is not a bad price for Climote and Nest, but, getting any heating control system up to €700 for free with the SEAI grant would be better IMO.

I have a funny feeling someone is making nice money from this scheme.





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We're sorry - there appears to be a problem with the technician's availability in your area.
I had the same issue, you'll need to call their home services department to arrange a technician call back.
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I've 2 zones and water so would need 2 but the price goes up to €400 could I just do 2 different orders maybe under different names?
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How new does your boiler have to be to be compatible with this nest thermostat?
My boiler is 16/17 years old so I presume that it is too old for this to work.
Basically what I am asking is, how does this work 😂?
Your existing timer switch is just that, a switch that turns on or off the boiler, based on a timer. These smart thermostats are basically removing the old switch and replacing it with some brains that turns on and off the boiler based on your preferences in the app (time, ambient temp, water temp, etc.) You could have it connected to any boiler (or none, theoretically you could have it connected to a guy on a treadmill prodding him to run and heat the house that way).
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Exactly what I want to know too
And me too
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I've 2 zones and water so would need 2 but the price goes up to €400 could I just do 2 different orders maybe under different names?
I rang today and this is wat i was told...would 2 different orders work i wonder?
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Your existing timer switch is just that, a switch that turns on or off the boiler, based on a timer. These smart thermostats are basically removing the old switch and replacing it with some brains that turns on and off the boiler based on your preferences in the app (time, ambient temp, water temp, etc.) You could have it connected to any boiler (or none, theoretically you could have it connected to a guy on a treadmill prodding him to run and heat the house that way).

How does it change the heat setting,if the old dial for adjusting the heat is on the boiler outside,just trying to get my head around it as the timer switch inside just turns it on and off..
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