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    1 bed flat, old tank type boiler,
    TiVo, Router, 2nd Cable box, alarm and fridge constantly on, with an electric cooker.

    I pay £48 a month combined Gas/Electric and I pay £50 a quarter on water

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    Quote Originally Posted by dhicks View Post
    You could, of course, up your cat ratio - drape enough cats around the place and it'll warm up, no problem.
    Ours seem to absorb heat... little so and so's sleep on the radiators of a night too... well until I turned the thermostat down... OH always turns it up too high

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    I have recently got a new rescue cat (has to have my other one put down in November as she has severe renal failure, blood everywhere not pretty) but this new cat is, how shall i out this, a bit on the large side, at 7kg (sure I have her down to 6 now) but she is 5 and sits next to me (not on me) and keeps me nice and warm :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rawns View Post
    Looking at our bill, it seems like the electricity is the 'main offender' when it comes to cost. Maybe it's time to review what appliances we have on all the time...

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    Ah, I see you're using your computer to heat your home

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    Spend ~£100pcm. Roughly 50/50 gas and leccy - 2 bed back to back terrace. Suspect main offenders are aged server, aging TV, and aged combi-boiler. Oh, and lack of "pegging out" location leading to excessive reliance on tumble drier.
    Cats: 1. Probably something of an energy sink, as it causes things to be washed more frequently.

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    Currently £125 per month for both Electric & Gas - with Scottish Power and managed to fix the price before the recent hike until August 2015 (I think). Four bedroom detached house with wife and three kids; TV always on, dishwasher, washing machine, etc, etc - so typical heavy useage for our family.

    Pete

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    Quote Originally Posted by tom_newton View Post
    Cats: 1. Probably something of an energy sink, as it causes things to be washed more frequently.
    Cat hair is in Vogue you know Tom coming to work with your jacket covered in Tiddles is very fashionable

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    So any of you lot pay less than 13p/kwh for Leccy? I use quite a lot so loking for a cheaper deal!

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    I pay slightly more than that, however I pay no standing charge, so overall it works out cheaper.

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    Three (it's a three now but was built as a two, the large master bedroom at the front has been stud-walled into two bedrooms) bed terrace. British Gas were charging me £140 per month because they'd somehow estimated I was going to use over 33,000 units of gas this year. I've just swapped to Utilities Warehouse and I'm now paying £70 per month (combined gas and electric). Combi boiler, but the heating is scheduled on for two hours per day. Oven is electric.

    Not sure how much use this is, but there you go.



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