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  1. Great! Now I can see that my smart electricity...

    Posted by schase, 11-11-19
    Great! Now I can see that my smart electricity meter is not sending readings home to PP πŸ˜₯
    Will message the team
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  2. Poll: I agree that the sale of fireworks needs to be...

    Posted by schase, 04-11-19
    I agree that the sale of fireworks needs to be more restricted, and would prefer to see fireworks displays only by licensed professionals. I don't have any pets, thus I'm the one in my household who...
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  3. Not your typical Autumn scene A wee peek at a...

    Posted by schase, 29-10-19
    Not your typical Autumn scene

    A wee peek at a sukkah, erected for eight days every autumn during the Jewish festival of Sukkot (Booths). One aspect of this religious festival is the autumn...
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  4. This morning I sent in my first meter readings...

    Posted by schase, 20-10-19
    This morning I sent in my first meter readings since the smart meters were installed 17-Sep. Knowing there were some problems with statements, I did send a message to the team requesting a statement...
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  5. Thanks, Duppy, for pointing this out. So to...

    Posted by schase, 20-10-19
    Thanks, Duppy, for pointing this out. So to update my original post, I think the meter is working as described in the 143 page manual Marc sent me (Section 15.1, p. 101), but not as per the PP...
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  6. @Marc...

    Posted by schase, 16-10-19
    @Marc, yes, I'm able to get a reading. But the tech guy lurking inside me would like to know which of these measurements is the relevant one (disregarding the fact that all currently read the same...
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  7. Duppy, nope: a reminder of my post 10 days ago:...

    Posted by schase, 16-10-19
    Duppy, nope: a reminder of my post 10 days ago: https://community.purepla.net/threads/7477-New-IHD-display-errors-high-electricity-consumption. Generally working OK except for the IHD error that...
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  8. How to REALLY read my Landis+Gyr electricity meter

    Posted by schase, 16-10-19
    Another repost as a new thread, as the original post became buried in the thread Ask Your Smart Meter Technical Questions, with no responses. A possible sign that the Smart Meters forum could use...
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  9. How to set budgets in the IHD?

    Posted by schase, 16-10-19
    I'm reposting this as a new thread, as the original post became buried in the thread Ask Your Smart Meter Technical Questions, with no responses. A possible sign that the Smart Meters forum could use...
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  10. The L+G installation in the north started before...

    Posted by schase, 16-10-19
    The L+G installation in the north started before October: my meters were installed 17 Sep; L+G with a Toshiba comms hub. Glasgow...
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  11. woz, yeah... My previous provider SSE was...

    Posted by schase, 06-10-19
    woz, yeah...

    My previous provider SSE was constantly hounding me to install smart meters, ever since I moved back to the UK four years ago. I resisted, exactly for the reasons you cite. With PP, I...
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  12. Thanks, Duppy, I've just messaged the team, with...

    Posted by schase, 06-10-19
    Thanks, Duppy, I've just messaged the team, with a link to my post here.

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  13. How to REALLY read my Landis+Gyr electricity...

    Posted by schase, 06-10-19
    How to REALLY read my Landis+Gyr electricity meter

    I had smart meters installed 17-Sep, and whilst the gas meter is easy to read, the electricity meter takes a bit more work--a lot more than than...
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  14. How to set budgets in the IHD? I haven't...

    Posted by schase, 06-10-19
    How to set budgets in the IHD?

    I haven't figured out how best to set budgets in the IHD. This is what I did, and am not sure if it's correct.


    I totalled my annual spend and divided that by...
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  15. https://community.purepla.net/threads/7477-New-IHD...

    Posted by schase, 06-10-19
    https://community.purepla.net/threads/7477-New-IHD-display-errors-high-electricity-consumption
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  16. New IHD display errors - high electricity consumption

    Posted by schase, 06-10-19
    Two days ago my IHD started displaying unusually high electricity consumption after working fine during the two weeks since installation. The rate (kW or Β£) appears correct, but the needle and LED...
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  17. I realise Marc's comment is from 17 May, but what...

    Posted by schase, 05-10-19
    I realise Marc's comment is from 17 May, but what he said then about the Geo model is different to what I currently have.

    My meters were installed 17 September, and the IHD model I have is a Trio...
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  18. I was working at home, and it was so cold that I...

    Posted by schase, 04-10-19
    I was working at home, and it was so cold that I switched the heating on around midday!

    Did I like living in Denmark? I could write a book on my experiences--both good and bad.

    New builds in...
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  19. Today is National Poetry Day, so I thought I'd...

    Posted by schase, 03-10-19
    Today is National Poetry Day, so I thought I'd share something submitted to a flash poem competition for last year's National Poetry Day. The photo was the poem's inspiration. More of my poesy at...
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  20. Glasgow, 20 y.o. new build w/double glazing, GCH,...

    Posted by schase, 03-10-19
    Glasgow, 20 y.o. new build w/double glazing, GCH, combi boiler that will need replacing in a few years

    I keep the master thermostat in the hall around 18-19 degrees. Radiators all have...
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  21. Duppy, thanks for this. As a new SM user, I was...

    Posted by schase, 24-09-19
    Duppy, thanks for this. As a new SM user, I was running to the meters a lot in the first few days just to check that the numbers made sense (a lot of stepladders and stooping). Now less running...
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  22. Just had my meters installed today (Glasgow). ...

    Posted by schase, 17-09-19
    Just had my meters installed today (Glasgow).

    The IHD connections to the meters look to be working, but the gas usage on the IHD doesn't match the meter (the usage is a bit higher, but the rate is...
    7 Replies
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  23. I can see why an unclosed chat might be the...

    Posted by schase, 17-09-19
    I can see why an unclosed chat might be the problem. The team should have closed the chat from several days ago.

    I'm going to flag this as an issue in the Ideas board: you can't ask Wattbot...
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  24. Is Wattbot down?

    Posted by schase, 17-09-19
    Is Wattbot down right now (Tues morning 17-Sep)?

    I'm trying to message the team, but get no response from Wattbot other than that the message was delivered. Even just asking a general question...
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  25. I acquired my first mobile (I think in 2001) when...

    Posted by schase, 11-08-19
    I acquired my first mobile (I think in 2001) when I was living in Sydney, as a hand-me-down from an American friend who bought it during her six month visit to Australia, and gave it to me when she...
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