E.ON Heat Manager simplifies night storage heater control
Night storage heaters are very common in Germany. Over one million homes rely on this technology. Yet, quite often users are not entirely sure how to select the optimum settings, and many don’t dare to open the fuse box, let alone touch the controls. Today’s systems calculate the heat demand for a given day based on the outside temperature detected on the previous day. If the outside temperature on the following day is well above or below the temperature recorded on the previous day, the storage heater will have stored either too much or too little heat, which means the user either has to increase the output during the day, which will be very expensive, or open the windows to get rid of the surplus heat.….