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MKing
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Anyone with OVO? We have been spammed their free Internet-of-things based app control which purports to control the supply of electricity beyond the basic hours switching. The system is not yet but on E10 but OVO’s website says it will be soon…
Apparently OVO has bought the company that makes the device(s)…
We have never left the rads on for the whole 3-sessions and the OVO device promises to make this easier to do; it definitely saves money as, unless one is ‘in’ all-morning, the first (overnight) 5 hours can be a waste of heat that has dissipated by home-time from work… We find the most useful session is the 3 hours in the early afternoon which provides for homecoming and early evening. The last 2 hours are a boost for colder days and by using a ‘normal’ heater instead of the storage the 9-11 hours (8-10 winter) period has immediate effect (and in winter powers the electric blankets on the cheap)…
We signed long term with iSupply (3 yrs) but OVO might force a change….