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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    No economy7. Its probably my PC, which is on all the time. I probably need to move to a better tariff. Although the flat is new the insulation is poor imo with a lot of glass. I am not excessive.
    Your PC uses about 10p an hour (mines fully specked and i use it from dawn until dusk). Probably the heating then i assume since you've not mentioned an immersion boiler.

    Perhaps consider an apartment with cheaper electricity in the future.
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    Your PC uses about 10p an hour (mines fully specked and i use it from dawn until dusk). Probably the heating then i assume since you've not mentioned an immersion boiler.

    Perhaps consider an apartment with cheaper electricity in the future.
    nah its more likely the cooker. Hotplates are inneficient and the tariff. I do have a boiler but i dont overuse it. these were new appartments when I moved in. Tbh theres very few who could tell you the cost.

    A PC @ 10p an hour on for most of the day = £2 a day, but even if its £1 a day, then that gets you half way.
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    nah its more likely the cooker. Hotplates are inneficient and the tariff. I do have a boiler but i dont overuse it. these were new appartments when I moved in. Tbh theres very few who could tell you the cost.

    A PC @ 10p an hour on for most of the day = £2 a day, but even if its £1 a day, then that gets you half way.
    When I went to view my new flat it was quite warm and tenant wasn't in so I'm hoping it has good insulation. The epc report suggests the thermal conductivity of the walls is 0.25 W/m2 K. Don't know what normally walls are like but it got a 5-star rating on that value. Same for the floor.
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    (Original post by mynameisblu)
    When I went to view my new flat it was quite warm and tenant wasn't in so I'm hoping it has good insulation. The epc report suggests the thermal conductivity of the walls is 0.25 W/m2 K. Don't know what normally walls are like but it got a 5-star rating on that value. Same for the floor.
    If it seemed wamr, then I wouldnt let it bother you, especually if you are renting for a short time. We are heaing out of the cold weather now. If you wnat an estimate just drop the tenant a note an ask him to email you. he would have no reason to lie.
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    If it seemed wamr, then I wouldnt let it bother you, especually if you are renting for a short time. We are heaing out of the cold weather now. If you wnat an estimate just drop the tenant a note an ask him to email you. he would have no reason to lie.
    Yes but the estate agent might since I can't get in contact with the tenant directly it has to be through the EA but will see what they say.
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    I meant through dropping a note. I wouldnt worry as long as it wasnt obviously poorly insulated you should be fine. Agree dont trust agents and be wary of LLs as well.
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    I meant through dropping a note. I wouldnt worry as long as it wasnt obviously poorly insulated you should be fine. Agree dont trust agents and be wary of LLs as well.
    Yh I will try that
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    I meant through dropping a note. I wouldnt worry as long as it wasnt obviously poorly insulated you should be fine. Agree dont trust agents and be wary of LLs as well.
    Just curious, how long do you leave your heating on for during a typical weekday and typical weekend? Have you got convection or storage heaters?
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    Honestly you are putting too much thought into it. I hardly ever use the heating. If its 10p an hour to run the pc then thats on most of the day. If thats £1-2£ a day inclyung all the other electrinucs I have thats £30-60 a month just there.
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    Honestly you are putting too much thought into it. I hardly ever use the heating. If its 10p an hour to run the pc then thats on most of the day. If thats £1-2£ a day inclyung all the other electrinucs I have thats £30-60 a month just there.
    Yeah I am getting too worried about this. Just worried about ending up in £XXX debt with energy company so need to be careful how much and what I use.
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    Just monitor it. If you have economy 7 use it. spend more time in uni. Loys of things you cna do to stay warm and save energy.
    microwave is efficcient,
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    Just monitor it. If you have economy 7 use it. spend more time in uni. Loys of things you cna do to stay warm and save energy.
    microwave is efficcient,
    Sound. Thanks for your help.
 
 
 
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