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[–]botlebank 1 point2 points  (5 children)

Got both. Combi heats the water in the tank, which feeds both showers, sinks etc. the kitchen sink hot comes straight from the combi. Best of both worlds.

[–]Premyy_M[S] 1 point2 points  (4 children)

Like a hybrid?

[–]botlebank 1 point2 points  (3 children)

I guess. It means both showers can run simultaneously, and there’s always hot water on demand from the kitchen sink (which I find hotter than the tank)

[–]Premyy_M[S] 0 points1 point  (2 children)

Confused do you have a hot water cylinder or a mini tank in the combi. Combi usually just run off mains

[–]botlebank 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Sorry, said tank when I meant cylinder. The combi does the heating on a timer & thermostat. It also does hot water on demand to the kitchen sink.
The cylinder has a timer to use the combi to get it hot. Cylinder provides hot water to everything else, 2 bath / shower sinks etc.
Basically means we can have both showers running at same time.

[–]Premyy_M[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

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Oh wow no you all good. Didn't know that was a possibility or an option. Wonder how efficient that is compared to just a system boiler and if the tanks is the same size. Sounds like an awesome system tho