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  1. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi, my husband and I are buying a flat in Reus and need to install heating and air-con. Does anyone have a ballpark idea of costs for this? Thanks, Fran
  2. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi. Air Source Heat Pumps does anyone run one in Spain? are they worth the expense of fitment? are they effective at cooling during the summer and good enough to heat a home in winter... would like real people views rather than data sheets that are at best a little misleading. They are a big...
  3. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    :confused: Morning all :) Cold weather is coming and we want to change the way we heat the flat. We have 2 huge old "convectores de calor" that are supposed to heat some kind of stones and then release the heat all thru the day. The thing is that they have to "charge" for like 8 hours :mad...
  4. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Heating & cooling in Spain is so different compared to what I am used to in the US. What I know: I have a 150 sq meter apartment in Barcelona with a 10-15 year old Saunier Duval gas boiler. It heats my apartment by heating water which circulates through about 12 radiators in various rooms the...
  5. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hello, can someone please tell me wich heating option is cheaper? :noidea: We'll be moving to TOLEDO and we know it gets a bit cold over there. Looking at the rentals we found both options and have no clue about gas/power cost. We want to rent a duplex, up to 100 m2, with 2 or 3 bedrooms. Oh...
  6. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hello and good morning to you all. I am in the market to replace the 30 year old oil boiler my new home came with. I am wanting to replace with a condenser style boiler, I have had a man round from the local installers, which has left me confused. He says, the existing flue pipe is too wide...
  7. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi All, New member and I am exploring options with regards to moving to Spain and renting a property. Not at retirement age just yet, however I would like to work. Are there options to work in the gas industry (management or engineer) in both domestic and commercial. This will be a big step...
  8. Italy Expat Forum for Expats Living in Italy
    Just had an 'ITEM 27 eco-turbo termocamino' installed to provide central heating and hot water. I have however been given no instructions or manual. Does anyone know how to get the best out of this particular woodburner or suggest where I may be able to get info or instructions for use? Any...
  9. Cyprus Expat Forum for Expats Living in Cyprus
    Can you tell me how you heat your home ? When we arrived last month we bought a couple of convector heaters from Carefor , well we just had our 1st electricity bill ....Wow !!! Any cheaper ideas please ?
  10. Cyprus Expat Forum for Expats Living in Cyprus
    Hi all My partner and I are getting ready for the move to cyprus! He currently runs his own business here as a central heating engineer (fully qualified and gas safe regsitered) whilst we know cyprus has a wondeful climate, we have been told, that people still wish to have central heating...
  11. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi We've just had central heating installed with a butane gas boiler. We currently have the normal orange butane bottles but one of these is lasting less than a day. Does anyone have any experience of having a tank installed? Any idea of approximate costs? Alternatively, we'll get the bigger...
  12. Greece Expat Forum for Expats Living in Greece
    Hi everyone, this is my first time on this forum, so hope i get things right!! My wife and i really love greece and have settled to buy property in beautiful kefalonia. This is our seconed one as we had an apartment in agostoli for over 2 years , sold , and bought this one which we've had for...
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