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Are big energy companies using underhand tactics to install smart meters? Opinion

In his exclusive article for Installer, heating engineer Andy Gibbs shares his experience of when his energy company called him to upgrade him to a smart meter: I very rarely answer random phone numbers, especially after 3pm on a Friday, but this particular call, for some reason, I picked up. It was Kevin from my supplier for […]

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Measuring heat loss from homes with smart meters will make them more efficient – Say new research

A new approach to measuring heat loss from homes with smart meters will make buildings more energy efficient and cut CO2, say researchers. Loughborough University has just completed a key part of a £4m project funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) called the Smart Meter Enabled Thermal Efficiency Ratings (SMETER) Innovation […]

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Nearly 1/3 of consumers back changes to the smart meter rollout

Nearly a third of consumers in the UK back changes to government policy scrapping a commitment to install smart meters in 26 million homes by the end of the decade, new research has found. As announced in the Queen’s speech, Theresa May’s government will continue to encourage homes to have the energy monitoring devices installed, […]

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