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Week two findings from the National Smart Meter Challenge: outtakes from the kitchen

Week two findings from the National Smart Meter Challenge: outtakes from the kitchen

11 September 2014

Categories:
Smart Metering

This week on the British Gas Smart Meter Challenge, families were tasked with a challenge around the kitchen. They were presented with a series of tips and asked to select three, reporting on whether doing them for the week made a difference to energy consumption in their home.

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Week one findings from the national Smart Meter Challenge

Week one findings from the national Smart Meter Challenge

08 September 2014

Categories:
Smart Metering

The results are in from the first week of the British Gas Smart Meter Challenge. In week one, the 15 households revealed how they’ve got to grips with the smart energy monitor which accompanies their smart meters and whether it has made a difference to the way they use energy. A summary of the Challenge so far follows.

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Midland Heart awards long-term repairs and maintenance partnership to PH Jones

Midland Heart awards long-term repairs and maintenance partnership to PH Jones

02 September 2014

Categories:
Business services

  • Five year + (up to five one year extensions) contract worth up to £53m to cover 20,000 homes across the Midlands
  • Local PH Jones engineers to provide gas safety checks, maintenance and central heating installations to tenants
  • Partnership committed to providing ten apprenticeships over five years.

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British Gas kicks off first national Smart Meter Challenge

British Gas kicks off first national Smart Meter Challenge

22 August 2014

Categories:
Smart Metering
Innovation

  • 15 homes challenge themselves to be more energy efficient using smart meter technology
  • The Futures Company and British Gas have designed the challenge to discover attitudes and expectations around energy use, the impact of a 'digital detox', and explore how smart meters can help control energy use

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