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chris watkins's Recent Activity

  1. chris watkins replied to the thread Rad delta T with wc..

    Christmas presents ?

    Oct 21, 2018 at 10:57 PM
  2. chris watkins replied to the thread Rad delta T with wc..

    Sorry, Domestic Heating Design Guide. I thought every one had a copy:D

    Oct 21, 2018 at 10:43 PM
  3. chris watkins rated Last Plumber's post Agree in the thread Tempering valve as HW Cylinder too hot..

    As Shaun said, if you have low head (pressure) on the valve it will not work well. They have Non - return valves inside that take a...

    Oct 21, 2018 at 9:46 PM
  4. chris watkins replied to the thread Best unvented cylinder.

    Oh there are hundreds of them out there to choose from. Pays your money, takes your choice. Just don't go too cheap there are some...

    Oct 21, 2018 at 9:42 PM
  5. chris watkins replied to the thread Rad delta T with wc..

    Yes, if it is going to be left on for extended periods & not no/off morning & night. Just a word of warning though for those using time...

    Oct 21, 2018 at 8:46 PM
  6. chris watkins replied to the thread Holes in floor joists for waste pipes.

    Sorry you feel the way gmartine but its not OP I am so worried about it is all the other muppets who come along afterwards read this...

    Oct 21, 2018 at 8:30 PM
  7. chris watkins replied to the thread Rad delta T with wc..

    You just size as normal, the idea being that as the external temp rises from the designed low point, the required output from the heat...

    Oct 21, 2018 at 8:19 PM
  8. chris watkins rated YorkshireDave's post Agree in the thread Customer claiming against you after 6 years!.

    Sorry, but you are WRONG. Your liability extends way beyond that. How do I know? Because I've been an expert witness against clots who...

    Oct 21, 2018 at 8:08 PM
  9. chris watkins replied to the thread Holes in floor joists for waste pipes.

    Great, so you could make an informed decision if you wanted to drilling holes in joists. My point was/is, should we be encouraging those...

    Oct 21, 2018 at 6:44 PM
  10. chris watkins rated gmartine's post Informative in the thread Holes in floor joists for waste pipes.

    I think I can recall my first year statics course at Uni... The bending moments acting on a beam haven't changed just because it has...

    Oct 21, 2018 at 6:34 PM
  11. chris watkins replied to the thread Holes in floor joists for waste pipes.

    Not this one! either say the structural engineer who fully "understands bending moments"

    Oct 21, 2018 at 4:47 PM
  12. chris watkins rated SimonG's post Agree in the thread Holes in floor joists for waste pipes.

    Or go with joists and sort it outside. But be careful of run lengths against pipe size.

    Oct 21, 2018 at 11:21 AM
  13. chris watkins rated Best's post Funny in the thread Where Did Croppie Go?.

    I still laugh when I think of App and what he said in a thread about a new bathroom being ripped out. The OP asked us to guess why a new...

    Oct 21, 2018 at 11:07 AM
  14. chris watkins rated Best's post Agree in the thread Where Did Croppie Go?.

    I missed the fallout at the time and wouldn’t mind viewing that. I hadn’t been on the forum for a while and when I came back, - most of...

    Oct 21, 2018 at 11:03 AM
  15. chris watkins replied to the thread Holes in floor joists for waste pipes.

    You don't normally install them running through the joists. Try using boxing either above or below the ceiling.

    Oct 21, 2018 at 10:54 AM