Do you find that the hot water is not very hot even after turning all of the taps up to their maximum heat ? You can increase the power of the boiler and therefore the temperature of the water too.
There are different types of heating. It is possible that your apartment is heated individually by a gas boiler, a hot water tank or collectively by a boiler in the communal areas of the building. You will be able to find which type of heating you have by looking at the article written about your apartment. A link to this was contained in the email you received about picking up your keys at the beginning of your stay.
Increasing the temperature of the water on an old boiler :
If you have any doubts concerning what type of boiler you have in your apartment, you can consult this article.
- Turn the thermostat to the right to increase temperature, and to the left to decrease it.
Increase the temperature on a digital boiler :
Use the buttons "+" ou "-" next to the "EAU" button to adjust temperature. The digital screen will display the water temperature.
Increasing the temperature on a hot water tank :
If you find yourself having regular problems with the hot water tank in your apartment, it is possible that this is due to it being emptied too quickly when you are using the hot water in your apartment.
To get the water tank to heat water up at a faster rate, including in peak hours of electricity, you can put it into the "forced heating" or "marche forcée" on your electrical switchboard. If you have any questions about how to do this, please contact the technical team.
Increasing the water temperature when you have collective heating :
If you have collective heating at your buidling, then you will not be able increase the temperature of the water in your home as it is managed by the building management. Please get into touch with our technical team to explain the issue as it may come from a problem in the communal areas of the building.
In general, increasing the temperature of hot water can bring about a higher rate of energy consumption. Therefore, it is worth making sure to not have it turned up unnecessarily from an environmental standpoint.