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How many people have the heating on?

Just got back to the mountains, the apartment was 21 degrees & my wife wanted the heating turned on! Possibly with all the rain the humidity is higher than normal so it feels colder than it is.
OK we came from Malta where outside temperature was 35 most of last week & aircon on 24/7
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Old 01.08.2021, 15:53
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Re: How many people have the heating on?

No heating in my place until it reaches about 16..

They can all put a jumper on if they're cold.
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Old 01.08.2021, 15:55
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Re: How many people have the heating on?

I also had it on today. Not pretty weather here in the mountains.
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No heating in my place until it reaches about 16..

They can all put a jumper on if they're cold.
That's exactly what a friend of mine told his girlfriend instead of giving her a hug
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Old 01.08.2021, 16:38
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Re: How many people have the heating on?

anything above 8 is warm stop moaning
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Old 01.08.2021, 16:53
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Re: How many people have the heating on?

I maintain 22.5° year-round indoors. This morning I noticed the heat pump display had switched from a smiley sun to a snowman - so the heating is on...
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Old 01.08.2021, 17:09
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Re: How many people have the heating on?

I have the AC on.

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Re: How many people have the heating on?

Heating's not on, but I did need to dig my bed socks out because my feet were cold last night. And today I'm back into trousers, socks and slippers instead of shorts and flip flops. Looks like it's going to be a nice day today though.
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Re: How many people have the heating on?

Spending a long weekend just down the road from Medea chez #2 son; early this morning the heating turned itself on (and woke me up).
She's right, it's lovely outside for the moment, but it'll probably rain later.... for a change. Stupid, stupid weather.
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Old 02.08.2021, 09:33
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Re: How many people have the heating on?

We were out watching the fireworks last night wearing fleece jackets, and on the way home, we could see our breath in the air, it was so cold. Looks like the weather in the Zurich area is supposed to stay quite cool for the next two weeks at least. So bizarre.
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Old 02.08.2021, 10:11
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Re: How many people have the heating on?

I have thermostats. The heating is always on when the temperature drops. I need do nothing.

The floor is stone cold at the moment, so clearly not cold enough outside.
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Old 02.08.2021, 10:18
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Just got back to the mountains, the apartment was 21 degrees & my wife wanted the heating turned on! Possibly with all the rain the humidity is higher than normal so it feels colder than it is.
OK we came from Malta where outside temperature was 35 most of last week & aircon on 24/7
The heating kicks in here at 14°C outside but not in summer, when they turn it off completely.
I've been freezing constantly this year, the floors sometimes feel as if they shoot ice-water through the pipes. Me - the always barefoot one - had to turn to wearing socks, aarg.
My indoor thermometer also shows more than 20°C though, so I've not contacted/complained to the landlord yet as my mind says it is crazy to claim this is too cold. Having said that, today the floors while not warm they are not freezing cold, so maybe the heating was on after all.

So I fully understand your wife but at the same time I think it's unnatural and environmentally questionable to put the heating on at these temperatures (unless you heat via solar-panels, but those are probably not very effective either with all this rain and darkness). Having said that my hot water and electricity bills will probably go through the roof this quarter as I help myself with endless hot showers and an electric oven 10 cm next to me.

This seems to be an ongoing dispute between you and your wife so why don't you try the hug-thing someone mentioned further up. It might solve warmth and peace problem in one.
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Old 02.08.2021, 10:19
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Re: How many people have the heating on?

My building holds so much of the heat that I only turned the fan off last night. So it's returning to a bearable sleeping temperature inside. Turning the heat on is so far from my thoughts at the moment that I thought this was a necrothread.
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Re: How many people have the heating on?

The other day we loaded some logs into the fireplace and that warmed the living room nicely.
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Old 02.08.2021, 18:18
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This seems to be an ongoing dispute between you and your wife so why don't you try the hug-thing someone mentioned further up. It might solve warmth and peace problem in one.
She has cancer & is currently having chemotherapy & consequently things like being too hot or too cold are probably side effects. Having plenty of hugs, it's only our 5th year of marriage
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She has cancer & is currently having chemotherapy & consequently things like being too hot or too cold are probably side effects. Having plenty of hugs, it's only our 5th year of marriage
Sorry to hear. Put that heater on then!
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I have the AC on.

Tom
have AC on today as well

Was out on weekend in Tuscany, so not sure what happened
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Sorry to hear. Put that heater on then!
Perhaps, perhaps not. My wife’s post cancer medications have turned her into her own furnace. We’re sleeping with the windows wide open. I need the winter duvet, she just has the cover.

If only I could generate some electricity, that would keep the car charged.
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She has cancer & is currently having chemotherapy & consequently things like being too hot or too cold are probably side effects. Having plenty of hugs, it's only our 5th year of marriage
Wishing her (and yourself) all the best! Second turning on the heating...
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Perhaps, perhaps not. My wife’s post cancer medications have turned her into her own furnace. We’re sleeping with the windows wide open. I need the winter duvet, she just has the cover.

If only I could generate some electricity, that would keep the car charged.
fmf's wife wants it on. All the time. I know because I read his posts.

Therefore what I meant to say was "do as ever she wishes". The Lady needs pampering, not reasoning at the moment.
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