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Poll: Have you turned the heating on this week?
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# Your Say

Poll: Have you turned the heating on this week?

Sep 26th 2020, 10:09 AM 57,888 Views 76 Comments

Temperatures are set to drop to as low as -2 degrees tonight.

Poll: It's September - have you turned the heating on yet?
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# Brrrrrr

Poll: It's September - have you turned the heating on yet?

Sep 2nd 2020, 10:26 AM 40,513 Views 46 Comments

Have you reached for that dial?

Can rented homes be made more energy efficient? You're being asked to give your view
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Can rented homes be made more energy efficient? You're being asked to give your view

Dec 6th 2019, 6:10 AM 14,628 Views 43 Comments

One of the options outlined in the consultation open from today is to encourage a wider use of green leases.

Status Orange snow-ice warning issued for seven counties as temperatures set to plunge to -7
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# Beast From The East

Status Orange snow-ice warning issued for seven counties as temperatures set to plunge to -7

Feb 26th 2018, 11:45 AM 157,364 Views 94 Comments

The eastern part of the country is set to be the worst hit by the wintry weather.

Poll: Do you ever put on more clothes instead of turning on the heating?
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# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Do you ever put on more clothes instead of turning on the heating?

Dec 28th 2017, 12:45 PM 31,554 Views 65 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Poll: It's autumn - have you turned the heating on yet?
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# Your Say

Poll: It's autumn - have you turned the heating on yet?

Sep 9th 2017, 2:28 PM 21,487 Views 27 Comments

We’re in for some wet, windy weather in the coming days. Is your radiator going on?

Poll: Have you turned the heating on yet?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Have you turned the heating on yet?

Oct 8th 2016, 10:58 AM 29,907 Views 50 Comments

Let’s have a heated debate.

Man in court for tampering with meters so he could offer 'cheaper' gas and electricity
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# Low Prices

Man in court for tampering with meters so he could offer 'cheaper' gas and electricity

Jan 30th 2016, 7:15 AM 21,967 Views 0 Comments

McLoughlin had advised a ‘client’ to top the meter up by €10 a week and Bord Gáis “won’t come near you”.

What's next for the Nest Thermostat? Solving your immersion woes
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# Hot Water

What's next for the Nest Thermostat? Solving your immersion woes

Nov 17th 2015, 6:10 AM 22,205 Views 20 Comments

The third gen version of the smart thermostat is getting hot water control, something the company says Irish customers have been requesting.

Bang the heating on - the weekend is going to be cold
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# Brrrr

Bang the heating on - the weekend is going to be cold

Oct 16th 2015, 7:47 AM 20,315 Views 17 Comments

Dig out the hats and scarves.

Why stained-glass windows aren't just for churches...
# That Church Look
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# That Church Look

Why stained-glass windows aren't just for churches...

Apr 16th 2015, 6:06 PM 3,219 Views 0 Comments

To find out a bit about getting stained glass put into the home, TheJournal.ie spoke to Sean Finlan from Rathmines Glass.

Review: Will the Nest Thermostat help reduce your heating bill?
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# Learning

Review: Will the Nest Thermostat help reduce your heating bill?

Jan 24th 2015, 4:00 PM 27,985 Views 37 Comments

A lot has been made out about the company Google bought last year, but does it really make things easier for you?

Irish homes are a lot warmer than they were 10 years ago
# Keeping The Heat In
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# Keeping The Heat In

Irish homes are a lot warmer than they were 10 years ago

Jan 20th 2015, 1:53 PM 12,378 Views 33 Comments

New figures from the CSO show significant improvements to BER ratings.

Is It OK To Put The Heating On Yet?
# Brrrr
# Brrrr

Is It OK To Put The Heating On Yet?

Nov 3rd 2014, 9:30 PM 30,988 Views 33 Comments

Take this quiz to see if you should press the button.

The Burning Question*: Is it too early to put the heating back on?
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# Dilemma

The Burning Question*: Is it too early to put the heating back on?

Sep 22nd 2014, 3:30 PM 23,330 Views 57 Comments

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Poor people in Europe forced to choose between heating and eating
# Poverty
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# Poverty

Poor people in Europe forced to choose between heating and eating

Jun 3rd 2014, 6:30 AM 6,646 Views 46 Comments

Oxfam is calling on G7 leaders who are meting tomorrow to reassess Europe’s energy strategy to move towards more sustainable and affordable fuels.

Column: Here's where we can make cuts – and savings! – that won’t hurt services, jobs or salaries
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Column: Here's where we can make cuts – and savings! – that won’t hurt services, jobs or salaries

Apr 16th 2014, 8:00 AM 104 Views 8 Comments

Cutting costly emissions from thousands of public buildings would help the environment and save Ireland €200m a year – without requiring a single job loss.

Tips on how to stay warm, protect the environment and heat your home this winter
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# Buuuurrrrrrr

Tips on how to stay warm, protect the environment and heat your home this winter

Nov 9th 2013, 7:30 AM 18,272 Views 69 Comments

The Environmental Protection Agency said that householders can save money and be environmentally friendly this winter.

How to make your other half turn the heating on
# Home Warfare
# Home Warfare

How to make your other half turn the heating on

Nov 3rd 2013, 6:00 PM 45,702 Views 63 Comments

The eternal struggle of our time.

People approaching St Vincent de Paul 'because they cannot afford the basics'
# Energy Costs
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# Energy Costs

People approaching St Vincent de Paul 'because they cannot afford the basics'

Oct 3rd 2013, 9:30 AM 4,841 Views 39 Comments

The Society of St Vincent de Paul has highlighted energy costs as particularly burdensome for struggling families.

9 reasons why you should be thrilled you made it through Monday
# One Down
# One Down

9 reasons why you should be thrilled you made it through Monday

Sep 30th 2013, 9:30 PM 19,653 Views 24 Comments

You can be our heroes, baby.

Rich pensioners 'should give back any handouts they don't need'
# Britain
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Rich pensioners 'should give back any handouts they don't need'

Apr 28th 2013, 5:36 PM 7,649 Views 32 Comments

Free bus travel, free television licences, heating bill payments – one Conservative minister in Britain has suggested rich pensioners may not need them all.

Bedsits are history thanks to new regulations effective from today
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# Bedsits

Bedsits are history thanks to new regulations effective from today

Feb 1st 2013, 2:45 PM 30,717 Views 80 Comments

Rental properties are now required to have separate bathrooms, independently controlled heating appliances and adequate food preparation and storage facilities.

Funding issues delay Ireland's first District Heating project
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# Heating

Funding issues delay Ireland's first District Heating project

Oct 7th 2012, 8:45 AM 7,265 Views 21 Comments

Ireland could follow the lead of Russia, Poland, and other countries in installing cost-effective district heating – but only if it gets the funding.

Top readers' comments of the week
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# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Sep 29th 2012, 11:00 AM 6,582 Views 12 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the funniest, most thought-provoking and interesting comments you lot made this week. Did you make it in?

Poll: Have you turned on your heating yet?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Have you turned on your heating yet?

Sep 28th 2012, 12:52 PM 9,395 Views 45 Comments

With energy price hikes kicking in soon and temperatures falling, are you switching on the timer – or holding off as long as possible?

Woman finds ex-boyfriend living in her attic
# Not Ok
# Not Ok

Woman finds ex-boyfriend living in her attic

Sep 14th 2012, 10:31 AM 27,687 Views 32 Comments

The man, who had recently been released from jail, could see into her bedroom through air vents.

Open thread: What high-tech functions would you like in your home?
# You Tell Us
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# You Tell Us

Open thread: What high-tech functions would you like in your home?

Sep 2nd 2012, 2:01 PM 5,339 Views 34 Comments

What kind of tech developments would make it easier to run your home? Add your thoughts to this open thread.

Energy Index jumps in July with increases for oil, coal and electricity
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# Energy Index

Energy Index jumps in July with increases for oil, coal and electricity

Aug 7th 2012, 10:09 AM 1,840 Views 7 Comments

The latest Bord Gáis Energy Index cites supply issues and eurozone weakness as pushing fuel up.

Bad news for the environment: 4 out of 5 use fossil fuels to heat homes
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# Census 2011

Bad news for the environment: 4 out of 5 use fossil fuels to heat homes

Mar 29th 2012, 10:20 PM 4,090 Views 36 Comments

Census 2011 found a clear urban-rural split between people using oil and natural gas to heat their homes.

Joan Burton defends government action on fuel poverty
# Fuel Poverty
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# Fuel Poverty

Joan Burton defends government action on fuel poverty

Mar 9th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,000 Views 14 Comments

Minister for Social Protection says households with high levels of fuel poverty will be prioritised this year.

Bord Gais rejects "anti-competitive" complaint
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# Bord Gais

Bord Gais rejects "anti-competitive" complaint

Mar 8th 2012, 3:48 PM 2,392 Views 8 Comments

The Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors of Ireland is protesting against what it terms Bord Gais’s “anti competitive and unfair” pricing policies.

WATCH: Hungarians burn banknotes to keep warm
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# Up In Smoke

WATCH: Hungarians burn banknotes to keep warm

Feb 9th 2012, 6:57 PM 3,783 Views 5 Comments

You might not feel like your savings are worth much – but at least they’re not going up in flames…

Half of older people forgo food to pay for fuel - survey
# Fuel Poverty
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# Fuel Poverty

Half of older people forgo food to pay for fuel - survey

Dec 15th 2011, 7:30 PM 2,792 Views 53 Comments

Researchers say fuel poverty is contributing to “significant” differences in summer and winter mortality rates across the island of Ireland.

Budget could put extra 5c on petrol - and €30 on tank of oil
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# Carbon Tax

Budget could put extra 5c on petrol - and €30 on tank of oil

Nov 29th 2011, 9:38 AM 2,082 Views 21 Comments

It is reported this morning that carbon tax will rise by at least a third – making it more expensive to heat your home.

Residents at Ballymun flats concerned over heating
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# Ballymun

Residents at Ballymun flats concerned over heating

Oct 31st 2011, 8:30 AM 2,243 Views 49 Comments

Following two outages in the past month, tenants at the Shangan Road flats where mother-of-two Rachel Peavoy died of hypothermia are worried as winter approaches.