Installing Smart Controls For Your Heating Systems In Torquay

Let McCarthy Plumbing & Heating help you choose the right type of control for your heating system. Based in Torquay, Devon, we work with Top Brands to make life easier by selecting the right type of heating controls for you.


Types of Controls


The Honeywell wired range of time controlled, programmable and room thermostats are ideal when you need to replace your current wired thermostats. All the modern features that are within the wireless range – easy to use timing programs, thermostats with inbuilt smart features such as TPI and optimisation are also available in this range.


More and more wireless thermostats and time controls are being installed and the reasons why are:

  • They are easy to install and easy to use
  • They overcome any difficult installation problems you may face
  • There is no additional wiring over and above the wiring of one control into the existing system
  • There is no disruption to the fabric of the building when retrofitting controls


With broadband in nearly every home your customers are now favouring products which offer control via smartphone or tablet. The Honeywell smart connected range provides you with: all the choice you need to give your customers what they are asking for.

Honeywell Home

T4 Range

T4 is a modern a wired or wireless 7-day Programmable Room Thermostat.

It is designed to provide automatic time and temperature control of domestic heating in domestic or light commercial premises.

  • Well suited to control combination boiler installations or additional zones in an S Plan Plus system
  • On screen text display and function buttons to ensure simplified programming and operation for all users
  • Energy saving TPI control
  • On screen heat demand icon makes start up testing easy
  • Simple push button access to configuration menus
  • Adjustable frost protection


The Lyric T6 has been developed to meet the demand for smarter, connected controls. Seamless control for you and your customers The Lyric T6 offers customers a host of features to fit their lifestyle, whilst simplifying the installation and set-up process for installers.

  • Easy integration into existing heating systems
  • On-screen set-up and fail-safe functions accessible via the thermostat or the installers own smart phone simplifies the installation process
  • Wi-Fi-enabled connectivity offers direct connection to the customer’s home network without additional equipment
  • Touch-screen interface simplifies scheduling, changing and overriding temperature
  • Control via smartphone/tablet gives customers complete control of their heating system wherever they are
  • Location-based temperature control adds an additional automated layer of control, adjusting the customer’s home heating based on their location

Y87 Single Stat

The perfect replacement room thermostat. It is the first choice for hundreds of replacement room control situations.

  • Wireless digital room thermostat that is perfect for upgrades for any system or any boiler
  • Easy to fit & simple to use
  • Remote control via a smartphone or tablet (RFG100 Mobile Access Kit required)
  • Create a 2 zone S Plan Plus system controllable via the App (both zones on the one App)
  • Easily rebind to any existing Honeywell wireless relay (use T87RF spare thermostat without the wireless relay)
  • Use this for room temperature control with a combi boiler or connect the unit to the internet and provide full time and temperature scheduling via the app
  • Energy saving TPI control
  • Will connect with the evohome security system—heating and security control in one app


evohome is a sophisticated heating system that ensures you can create and individually control up to 12 heating zones in domestic properties, this will also control domestic hot water and is suitable for any home with a hydronic (wet) central heating system.

  • Zoning solutions can be designed for even the simplest of property layouts
  • Ideal when looking to control temperatures in larger properties
  • Allows the installation of multiple temperature sensing devices around the property without altering existing pipework, disrupting décor or damaging fixtures and fittings
  • Touchscreen control so the user can quickly gain control of exactly where and when the property should be heated
  • Remote access is provided via a tablet or smartphone
  • Wireless Radiator Controllers provide an easy way of installing heating zones
  • OpenTherm control capability is possible by installing the evohome OpenTherm Bridge

Radiator Controllers

The radiator controllers use two-way communication with the evohome controller to ensure that commands are received and valves are opened while maintaining boiler interlock. Attractively designed these slim,

ergonomically-designed radiator controllers will fit on most standard TRV bodies.

  • Battery powered with a two-year battery life and a battery-low reminder visible on both the radiator controller screen and the evohome controller screen
  • Flip-up screen is backlit and can be positioned so that it can be easily viewed or folded away flat
  • Override temperatures can be set in half degree increments and are effective until the next scheduled temperature change
  • Open window feature that recognises a sudden temperature drop and shuts off the local radiator
  • Simple to install
  • Radiator controllers provide the optimum solution for installers when considering installing heating zones as there are no additional zone valves required which makes installation a lot quicker and cleaner. With existing TRV bodies already in place there is no need to drain down the system and they will fit on most compact radiators
  • Controllers are available either individually or as a pack of 4

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