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  1. 1. If left open the stored heat will bereleased through out the night, leavingyou with no stored heat the next day.Remember to shut the output before yougo to bed. If you would like to have any part of this explained or translated, or in aIf you would like further information different format such as in larger print,please contact OCHA or Westlea Housing or on audio tape, please contact ususing the contact details on the back of using the contact details below tothis leaflet. discuss your needs. Night storage heaters 244 Barns Road, Oxford OX4 3RW Freephone 0800 980 9272 tel 01865 773000 info@ocha.org.uk www.ocha.org.uk Efficient usage Methuen Park, Chippenham SN14 0GU Repairs hotline 01249 466100 tel 01249 465465 enquiries@westlea.co.uk www.westlea.co.uk OCHA and Westlea are part of ISSUED: NOVEMBER 2010 GreenSquare Group Limited www.greensquaregroup.com
  2. 2. If you have storage heaters in your home, it Damper closed Damper open How to use the input controlis important to understand how to use them damper flap damper flapmost effectively. This user guide explains If you have manual heaters then the inputhow they work and how you can use them control should generally be increased asto provide more cost effective comfort in the weather gets colder. Start at 2-4 inyour home. As with all heating systems you the autumn and spring and up towill get the greatest benefit if your home is maximum in the depths of winter.well insulated. A storage heater takes inelectricity over night – when electricity is For automatic heaters you will only needcheapest – and stores it as heat which can to adjust the controls to suit the comfortbe released during the following day. The conditions you require. Once you have setheater case is highly insulated and together it then you can generally leave the heaterwith a special damper/flap at the top of the to control the input according to nightheater is designed to release heat evenly time room temperature.throughout the day. It is important to remember that usingMost storage heaters have two dials that top up heat from a gas or focal point latemake it easy to control heater output and into the night, could affect the input toinput. The input controls determine how an automatic storage heater.much heat is stored and the output control However most people find a setting thatdetermines how much heat is released. Both suits their lifestyle and only adjust it twocontrols are usually situated on top of the element core or bricks or three times a year. In general, youheater under a flap. Automatic heaters should increase the setting as the weathersense room temperature in order to decide gets colder and reduce it as the weatherhow much heat to store at night. gets warmer.Do not be tempted to turn storage heatersoff or down to a lower setting and use a How to use the output controlfire instead as this will cost you more. They For maximum energy efficiency anduse day rate electricity whilst the night comfort the output dial should be turnedstorage heaters use the cheaper night rate up gradually throughout the day onlyelectricity. The ideal temperatures are 21C in when heating is required and turnedliving rooms and bathrooms and 18C in down to a minimum or shut at nightkitchens and bedrooms. before you go to bed, to enable charging. insulationNight storage heaters

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