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Are individual electric heaters more efficient to operate than an electric boiler?

(Edited to provide additional info) My wife is looking to buy an old house (I'm guessing 19th century) that'll need a lot of renovating, including the heating system. Renovation works will include (...
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Much higher energy use, maybe due to an old electrical heater?

We had an 100% increase of power consumption last and this year. It is mostly the night-tariff, which we now consume 27'000 kWh The day-tariff is only around 2'500 kWh. First we thought this may be ...
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Energy Consumption Per Month of Freezer

So, I am for the first time buying a freezer yet I am confused about the energy consumption. On the website, it has this sticker: I cannot work out if it means: "This appliance will consume 168kw ...
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Locating source of excessive energy use

Background Info: My house is all electric. Last month when I got my electric bill, I flipped. It was triple that of any month prior. Now I know the cold (heating) can affect this so I decided to ...
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Installing Neurio home energy monitor, can't get to service wires

I opened up my main panel and saw that there aren't actual wires coming into the main breaker as they describe in their installation video. The top half of my panel is behind the PG&E meter, so I ...
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Smart Energy Tracking / Metering Receptacle Outlet [closed]

I am searching for a power receptacle outlet that tracks and reports energy usage like a KillAWatt device but looks like a regular receptacle and connects to my WiFi so I can access it via phone app. ...
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Ridge Vents vs Gable Vents Energy Savings as a Percentage or $ Figure

I am having a new roof installed and there is an additional item Ridge Vents that I can add to the home - I currently have Gable Vents - no sofits. I understand that the gables need to be blocked and ...