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How to live without heating - save £000s
edited 24 February 2022 at 4:10PM in Energy
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I do use my heating but only to 16c & I wear a baselayer+fleece which keeps me perfectly comfortable at that temp. (& yes, when I have mentioned this before on here I have received some minor flack). Interestingly, I do notice that come the end of heating season I feel cold at temperatures that I don't at the start of heating season so one's body obviously adapts to the heated environment.
In short, it works for me but ymmv.
Treasure the moments that you have. Savour them for as long as you can for they will never come back again.
If everyone reduced their heating to 16C, then it would probably have a significant impact on reducing carbon. But it's like almost everyone relishes their warm homes and are not about to turn down the heating. Fuel poverty with a risk of more people dying? It's not our problem! So what if heating costs have just gone up by around 50%. We should simply accept it and get on with life.
OPs life may suit them but definitely not for me.