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Same here in The Hague ... hopefully some reprieve with Nord Stream 2 doubling gas transport to Germany ... linked to Dutch Gasunie ... I too look at limited cost for energy saving investments ... had all thermopane windows replaced by A++ an improvement from 2.8 transmission coefficient to 1.1 / 1.2 ... surprised at low price. 🙂
by Oui on Sun Sep 12th, 2021 at 11:17:52 PM EST
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How much exactly?

Let's not pretend that price is an insignificant factor in property improvements needed to optimized Choices®, if any, of fuel and efficient consumption by every "housing unit".

I look at my spreadsheet. In one year I reduced the cost of my HH energy consumption from $3K to $2K simply by sweating in the summer and shivering in winter: simple demand destruction, practiced by low-income families in memoriam.

Let's not pretend anymore that the principal barrier to carbon "neutrality" and "access" to high-efficiency heating and cooling equipment can be eliminated by promoting more, novel prototypes of hi-fi "tools" in some mythical, competitive marketplace, where 85% of buyers cannot afford to install them, much less support internet subs hosting "WiFi enabled" appliance apps that measure consumption up to the minute.

by Cat on Thu Sep 16th, 2021 at 03:07:06 PM EST
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