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Smart controls for hot water radiator (in a condo building)

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Hello - I am in the process of replacing PTAC units with a split-system AC and hot water radiators in my condo apartment. While there are tons of solutions for wireless control of the AC, I am unable to find any established products for hot water radiators - I mean either smart radiators or smart valves to put on dumb radiators. A couple of smart valves are available on the market (Danfoss Eco, Energenie) but neither is sold in the US.

Has anyone gone through this process yet? Is it doable? What would be the right approach here?

Thanks in advance.

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  • JohnNY
    JohnNY Member Posts: 3,231
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    I've tried to buy the Danfoss Living Eco for my clients as well and was told they are just not set up for the US market. They are calibrated in centigrade, they have different threads than we use and the wi-fi signal (or something like that) is also different.
    Bleh.
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  • tim smith
    tim smith Member Posts: 2,765
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    The one I’ve really wanted out of Europe is Honeywell evo home. Wireless radiator control valves and complete integration. But alas, nooooooooo for us yanks.
  • Eastman
    Eastman Member Posts: 927
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    When can I get these?
  • hot_rod
    hot_rod Member Posts: 22,256
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    Caleffi has a nice system also, it will fit our standard heads sold here. It is in metric units and most Euro stuff tends to be on the En Ocean protocol

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QATr39F4G4Y
    Bob "hot rod" Rohr
    trainer for Caleffi NA
    Living the hydronic dream
  • Eastman
    Eastman Member Posts: 927
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    ^Those TRVs can call for heat?
  • hot_rod
    hot_rod Member Posts: 22,256
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    Eastman said:

    ^Those TRVs can call for heat?

    Battery operated setback heads?
    Bob "hot rod" Rohr
    trainer for Caleffi NA
    Living the hydronic dream
  • Eastman
    Eastman Member Posts: 927
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    Does the central manager compute a target water temperature?
  • hot_rod
    hot_rod Member Posts: 22,256
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    Bob "hot rod" Rohr
    trainer for Caleffi NA
    Living the hydronic dream