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  1. Jimbo replied to the thread Smart meter threatening text.

    Another option is to switch to Together Energy, then ask them for a Smart Meter. This way is absolutely guaranteed not to ever receive one.

    Oct 28, 2021 at 3:20 PM
  2. Jimbo liked Mr Rusty's post in the thread Lollypop Circuit?.

    If you haven't yet bought the lights, why not consider something from the low voltage hue range? Bit more expensive, but removes all the...

    Oct 28, 2021 at 10:40 AM
  3. Jimbo replied to the thread Smart meter threatening text.

    That will be done through intelligent control though though rather than blindly cutting supplies. Already heat-pumps have a supplier...

    Oct 28, 2021 at 9:19 AM
  4. Jimbo replied to the thread Gel vs Oil vs Dry Radiators, help!.

    RHI scheme and a 3kW heat pump? Cig-packet calculation - 1.8kW max load => annual demand maybe 4,500 kWhr for space heating. At 21p per...

    Oct 27, 2021 at 6:56 PM
  5. Jimbo replied to the thread Advice on wall plate for garden room/office..

    Pay attention to the insulation detail at the top of the internal wall, ideally fibreous insulation will be lapped over the top so that...

    Oct 27, 2021 at 1:59 PM
  6. Jimbo replied to the thread Smart meter threatening text.

    Smart meters should reduce overall cost of supply by eliminating meter readers, which surely would benefit us all. But hey.

    Oct 27, 2021 at 1:10 PM
  7. Jimbo replied to the thread Insulation problems.

    IMO the problem is the walls not the floor then

    Oct 27, 2021 at 10:37 AM
  8. Jimbo replied to the thread Lollypop Circuit?.

    Replace the outside socket with the FCU. Then put the socket next to it as the first thing on the 13A radial and the SWA onwards from there.

    Oct 27, 2021 at 10:34 AM
  9. Jimbo replied to the thread Lollypop Circuit?.

    Could put them the other way around.

    Oct 27, 2021 at 9:26 AM
  10. Jimbo replied to the thread Lollypop Circuit?.

    You need RCD protection on the circuit and a cable suitable for however it is run - perhaps SWA directly buried?

    Oct 27, 2021 at 8:33 AM
  11. Jimbo replied to the thread Smart meter threatening text.

    I find the negative sentiment quite odd as it’s just a meter with finer resolution and less hassle (provided it works properly) that...

    Oct 26, 2021 at 9:07 PM
  12. Jimbo replied to the thread Structural beam advice.

    Get a structural engineer involved to discuss the design of the project sooner rather than later; understanding what’s needed with...

    Oct 26, 2021 at 7:18 PM
  13. Jimbo replied to the thread Smart meter threatening text.

    Why would one not want a meter that saves the bother of reading it? To avoid it seems a bit like wanting Google search results delivered...

    Oct 26, 2021 at 12:01 PM
  14. Jimbo replied to the thread weeping screwdriver handles.

    Maybe there is a mouse

    Oct 25, 2021 at 9:19 PM
  15. Jimbo replied to the thread Speaker cable extension connector.

    Just some terminal blocks

    Oct 25, 2021 at 6:30 PM