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The gas or electricity use on my smart in-home display goes up when I'm not using any – why?
Wondering why the energy use and spend on your in-home display goes up when you don't think you're using any gas or electricity?
Here's the answer:
- You pay a standing charge for your electricity and gas every day; this is the daily fee you pay to maintain your energy supply.Your standing charges are added onto your your in-home display's energy spend around midnight every day.
- Your fridge, freezer and any electrical appliance on standby will carry on using electricity even when you've turned everything off to go to bed.
- Your gas use on your in-home display gets updated half an hour after you've used it.
That's because your smart gas meter is mostly ‘asleep’ to extend its battery life; it ‘wakes up’ every half hour to do all its updates.
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