Tuesday December 10, 2019

Council tenants to get free remote control of central heating

€300 tech device could slash heating bills by 20 per cent

16th November, 2015
Claire Duffy, Termonfeckin Co Louth, received a climote

Electric Ireland has started rolling out €3 million worth of remote control heating systems to 10,000 local authority tenants.

The devices, supplied by Dundalk, Co Louth based company Climote, allow families to control their heating timings and temperature via a smartphone, text message or online. The technology is understood to reduce energy consumption by an average of up to 20 per cent every year.

Backers of the plan say that it comes at no cost to the...

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