Electronic/smart TRVs are also worth considering, as part of a smart heating system. This way, you can control each separate radiator from an app on your phone, even if you're away from home. Installing TRVs is an easy and relatively cheap change which can decrease bills and increase the thermal comfort of your home.
Are smart radiator valves any good?
Smart radiator valves are an excellent addition to any smart heating system. They allow you to control the heating on a room-by-room basis and become even more energy efficient.
How much can smart TRVs save?
How much does smart heating really save? Because systems vary, as do the size of people's homes and their households, it's hard to get a one-size-fits-all estimate. But most people can expect to save 10-20% on their current household heating bill if they fit a smart home system and use its energy-saving features.Nov 5, 2020
Do you need smart valves on all radiators?
We recommend installing Smart Radiator Thermostats in all rooms which you want to control intelligently. If you have already installed a Smart Thermostat/Wireless Temperature Sensor in your home, we recommend that you also install Smart Radiator Thermostats in the room in which the Smart Thermostat is located.
Are smart TRVs worth it?
In general, yes. A smart radiator valve can save you money because it allows you to control your house's temperature room-by-room. If you don't have TRVs (which most houses don't), you might find that certain rooms get too hot quite literally burning away money.
The Nest Learning Thermostat has a support page on radiator valves, but it basically says to leave them at a standard/comfortable setting and then allow the Nest thermostat to control everything. In other words, it wouldn't integrate with smart valves.
What is the best wireless central heating thermostat?
We recommend installing Smart Radiator Thermostats in all rooms which you want to control intelligently. The areas where you spend most of your time, such as the living room, kitchen, dining room etc. All radiators you choose not to equip with Smart Radiator Thermostats will need to be controlled manually.
How does Tado TRV work?
Tado's Smart Radiator Valves act as room sensors, picking up what the temperature is in individual spaces in your home, and they're able to adjust the flow of hot water to your radiators automatically so that each room matches the temperature you're looking for.
Do I need smart radiator valves?
In general, yes. A smart radiator valve can save you money because it allows you to control your house's temperature room-by-room. A smart valve can instead allow you to have fine-grained control of each room's heating setup, potentially saving you much more money than with a smart thermostat.
Can you put thermostatic valves on all radiators?
If your boiler is fitted with a flow meter that detects when all of your radiator valves are closed, you can install a TRV on every radiator if you want to. You can leave any radiator without a TRV, but it makes more sense for you to select the radiator in the room with your wall thermostat.