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FAQ - Substandard meter installations

12/06/19

As the JE metering network becomes smarter, quarterly visits by a meter reader will no longer be happening. If a customer or contractor notices faults or issues with a meter it is important the problems are resolved urgently, to prevent any damage to the metering equipment and/or the customer's electrical installation. Below are some FAQ in relation to substandard meter installations.

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The (electric) vans for all seasons

13/02/18

As anyone who has driven one will know, electric vehicles (EVs) are fantastic to drive with responsive acceleration and automatic transition perfect for nipping around town and the country lanes. But the biggest benefit for the business user is on the bottom line, as can be seen from comparing the running costs of an EV versus a petrol or diesel car.

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Lot 20 : All you need to know

13/11/17

From January 2018, all local space heaters manufactured for sale in the EU must comply with a minimum efficiency standard under Lot 20 of the Energy Efficiency Directive. A number of ‘product lots’ have already been rolled out as part of the 2012 Energy Efficiency Directive (EED), covering everything from televisions, light bulbs and washing machines, to machine tools and compressors. Next is Lot 20, focusing on local space heaters.

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Lot 20 : All change for Dimplex heating range

13/11/17

From January 2018, all local space heaters manufactured for sale in the EU must comply with a minimum efficiency standard under Lot 20 of the Energy Efficiency Directive, meaning you will see changes in the products you can install and specify. Dimplex has been a leader in introducing this regulation to the market and has a number of products already that comply or exceed the minimum efficiency standards required.

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ACV 10 year electric boiler warranty

29/09/17

ACV are introducing a new extended 10 year warranty on their E-Tech W range for a limited time. The E-tech W, system boiler, provides for a fully pressurised central heating system with radiators or underfloor heating and can be linked with an ACV Smartline unvented cylinder. The E-tech W 15 is available in single phase and can be ranged from as low as 4.8kw up to 14.4kw heating load, ideal for a small 1 bed flat or up to a 3-4 bed property.

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Farho 10 year electric radiator warranty

29/09/17

Farho radiators achieve excellent performance with optimum electricity consumption by using a combination of radiant and natural convection heating methods. Farho has created a unique and innovative system that has received worldwide recognition, while at the same time pursuing a philosophy of continual development that has seen Farho become the market leader in this sector.

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Heat pumps for hot water

25/07/17

Improved insulation standards are driving down the amount of energy used for space heating. When we look at energy use across the whole house this improvement has the knock on effect of making water heating a larger proportion of energy demand, and, in turn, your customer's bill. Heat pumps are our most energy efficient technology, and can offer your customer cost effective water heating..

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Economy 7 for hot water

25/07/17

Jersey Electricity's 'Whole House' Economy 7 (E7) Tariff option offers all our domestic customers a significantly cheaper rate for electricity used in a seven hour overnight period. Comparing with our single-rate General Domestic Tariff (14.5 pence per unit), the E7 Night Rate of 7.63 pence per unit is 47% cheaper per unit. So how can you use E7 to offer your customer convenient and cost effective hot water with electricity? 

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Storage heating redefined

07/04/17

There are over 10,000 homes on our Comfort Heat tariff specifically designed for storage heating, plus many thousands more on Economy 7. So what do you recommend when a customer asks about upgrading their old appliances?

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Get smart on smart controls

04/04/17

We're getting more and more inquiries about smart controls. In the first of a series of stories on smart controls we look at the functionality available.

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