Posts in Heating
Tado Intelligent Boiler Control

We've recently had a new boiler installed.  This means our Tado smart heating system can now do some clever things that it couldn't do with our old boiler.  This includes heat output modulation and combi boiler hot water pre-heat control.  Read on to understand what this jargon actually means!

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Tado Energy Savings Report

Having a Smart Heating system is great.  It controls your energy in better ways, offers greater control, and lets you adjust things like temperature and schedule much more easily.  However the biggest question is - does it save me energy & money?  Here, I explore a little on how you can see where you're saving.

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Tado Multi Zone Control

Having smart control over the heating for your home is good. Having control over each individual room is better!  Here, I explore how that works inside the Tado system we're using, and take a look at the control it gives you through the Tado app.

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Tado Smart Radiator Thermostat Installation & Setup

Following on from my unboxing post, here, I want to show the process of installing and setting up a Tado Smart Radiator Thermostat.  It's a simple process, and gives you more fine-grain control over the heating in your home.

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Tado Smart Radiator Thermostat Unboxing

Having a single, smart thermostat in your home is great - but it can only figure out what to do by reading the temperature in that one location where you've installed it.  What about room by room control? Thankfully, many smart heating systems offer a way to do this, and Tado is no exception.

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Tado Smart Heating First Impressions & Tour

Now that we've had our Tado Smart Heating system installed for a little while, it's time to take a view on how the system works, and also have a bit of a tour round the user interface.  Here, I'll explore how we're getting on.

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Tado Installation and Setup

We've now completed the installation of our Tado Smart Thermostat, and Tado Extension kit.  The process was relatively trouble-free, and whilst it required some DIY skills, we got it done!  Here, I outline how we got on, and the setup process both with the kit itself, and in the software

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Smart Heating - Choosing a System

Smart heating is probably one of the more practical areas of smart home technology. It has the potential to save you money by lowering your heating bills. It doesn't hurt that using less energy is kinder to the environment too.  Which system to choose though? With so many on the market now, it's worth taking some time to decide. Now that I'm embarking on a project to install a smart heating product, I thought I'd share my own thoughts, and what I've learned during my research.

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