Type: Posts; User: schase
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...6 Replies82 Views
Thanks, Duppy, I've just messaged the team, with a link to my post here.
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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...122 Replies7,248 Views
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...122 Replies7,248 Views
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Two days ago my IHD started displaying unusually high electricity consumption after working fine during the two weeks since installation. The rate (kW or £) appears correct, but the needle and LED...6 Replies82 Views
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...122 Replies7,248 Views
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...21 Replies299 Views
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...4 Replies149 Views
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...21 Replies299 Views
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...27 Replies3,703 Views
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 Replies281 Views
Thread: Is Wattbot down?
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...2 Replies73 Views
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...15 Replies581 Views
Posted by schase, 31-07-19Thread: We're Going Bananas...
I now peel from the top--after having seen this on BBC Breakfast back in May or June :D11 Replies670 Views
Posted by schase, 31-07-19
Field of Breams
The Flan Who Wasn't There
Bridge of Pies
Hail, Caesar Salad!
Scone With the Wind
The Best Pears of Our Lives
Black Forest Torte Gum (2 for 1!)77 Replies6,149 Views
Posted by schase, 17-07-19Thread: meter readings annoyance
As others have said, it's an automated response, likely based on estimated usage using your previous usage when the house was full up. It can take some time for these alerts to disappear. I received...6 Replies370 Views
Posted by schase, 17-07-19Thread: Poetry Corner
I started penning poems in 2012, slowly petering off over the years; now only on occasion as the mood strikes. Hence the name of my poetry blog Inspired Verse. Here (not energy related): one of the...11 Replies779 Views
Posted by schase, 15-07-19Thread: Website navigation suggestions
Yes, my error: I didn't notice that from the account page one can navigate to the Community and Blog--I guess my specs need a clean :o. I was expecting a top navigation bar, as the PP and...7 Replies598 Views
Posted by schase, 12-07-19Thread: Website navigation suggestions
Very pleased that we can now access our customer accounts from the web. However, this has brought to light some navigation issues.
I realise that one can be a member of the PP Community without...7 Replies598 Views
Apparently quite successful, but the queues for water top-ups were something like an hour, from what I've read. Shows the importance of having adequate support infrastructure in place. Not dissimilar...4 Replies1,046 Views
The existing bulbs are HALOGENS (12v), not incandescents. Some of the listings online promote them for desk lamps, but the way these lamps work (hi/lo) might not be suitable for these type of LEDs. I...39 Replies3,229 Views
An update on my G4 LED saga:
The bulbs clearly did not live up to their advertised description.
I managed to get a substantial refund from the eBay seller and get to keep the bulbs! A little...39 Replies3,229 Views