Reduce water heater operating temperature
About using this guide
This guide is designed only for the
Increased water usage
By reducing the temperature of the water, you will use more hot water to get the shower/ bath to the same temperature that you previously enjoyed.
If you take short showers (and no baths) then I reccomend doing this, but if you have 2+ people that have long showers it's best to not bother
As the country I live in is an absolute Joke (Thanks Tory Government) - We are having an issue purchasing power, and thus the wholesale costs has gone up.
Recently it was identified that Heating the water was using around 43% of my monthly power bill.
Power off the heater
See Consumer unit, and turn off the switch labeled
Open the Bottom cover
Ensure that the power is switched off from the mains before opening
Remove the Screw on the right hand side using a Phillips Screwdriver
Setting the temperature
We are able to set the temperature between the below values
|68°C (154.4 freedom units)
|12°C (53.6 freedom units)
Once the cover is open, locate the Thermostat.
Familiarize your self with the below diagram.
Turning to the left will decrease the heat
Turning to the right will Increase the heat
Turn the screw towards the left
You will hear a slight
click noise as you go to the left. That will be the original heat setting.
Turn the screw towards the right
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