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not yet - car temp guage was recording 14.5 degrees here this morning at 6:00am in Portsmouth.  Still comfortable enough to go out in a t-shirt in the morning

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Not on yet. Average inside temperature is still 20.5c. .Felling cooler now .Slippers are on as well as jumper. Cotton sheets are off the bed and replaced with  flannelette sheets. Had made quilts are used as throws on  chairs and ready to use at a moments notice. Bungalow can be very snug.  

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Had the open fire lit the past few nights.

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For first time this season I felt the chill on any exposed body parts while in bed. Never something to relish that's for sure! Looks to be warming up a bit again here later in the week so should be ok ... for now.

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Heating! I've only recently started sleeping under the cover again.

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12 degrees sounds a little unreasonable if you ask me!   we are in cold house and we try to stick to 15c

That is cold and by NHS standards is a risk to your health. :nonono:

At 12c or even 15c the house will get very damp through Autumn/ Winter...Brrr

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21c is 'room temperature' and is the most comfortable for the average human being neither too cool nor too warm. A house in range 18c-22c is reasonable with bedroom/unused rooms on the cool end and sitting rooms on the warm end. Any cooler and you can risk health and it'll end up damp (like my old place did when it fell cold during the middle of the working day) and any warmer you're wasting energy (well unless its that warm out of course, then its great!).

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I'll consider putting the radiators on when my ale struggles to ferment - and not a moment sooner. There really is no other excuse for it.

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21c is 'room temperature' and is the most comfortable for the average human being neither too cool nor too warm. A house in range 18c-22c is reasonable with bedroom/unused rooms on the cool end and sitting rooms on the warm end. Any cooler and you can risk health and it'll end up damp (like my old place did when it fell cold during the middle of the working day) and any warmer you're wasting energy (well unless its that warm out of course, then its great!).

But those temperatures are subjective, above 18C and I find it too hot to be comfortable and being too hot can also cause health issues.

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Well I'm basing this on average people given the sorts of temperature most public spaces are heated to. If you find 18c too hot then walking into most pubs, shops, buses or other public buildings must be hard going!

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I generally avoid shops and buses like the plague, mostly dreadful places. Please enlighten me to the 'average' person though, I have never met one. I rely on being warm blooded and having a good working circulation to stay warm but hey that's the advantage of being healthy I guess.

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I generally avoid shops and buses like the plague, mostly dreadful places.

 

As should everyone. As for pubs - seething cesspits of depravity and debauchery fuelled by an unfathomable desire to attain that state by spending a fortune on something you can make better yourself for much less, to be enjoyed in the tranquil and civilised environs of your own home. However... if you have to visit such places the best time is on a winter's evening at the onset of a blizzard. Leaving said hostelry at chucking out time to be confronted by a raging snowstorm to accompany you on your journey home is one of life's unsung pleasures.

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Heating? Still have the windows open of a night! Nothing better than a cold room with a thick, comfy duvet to snuggle up in of a night.

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I'll consider putting the radiators on when my ale struggles to ferment - and not a moment sooner. There really is no other excuse for it.

your cold, admit it :p:laugh:

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your cold, admit it :p:laugh:

 

The only thing 'cold' about me is my heart.

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But those temperatures are subjective, above 18C and I find it too hot to be comfortable and being too hot can also cause health issues.

Yes 21C is too high I would say 18c is about right.

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The missus and kid were wailing about being cold last night, and being the big softie that I am, I allowed them to put the radiators on... but only after they'd waited three hours with their little blue fingers and noses until I'd gone to work at 10pm.

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Yes, last night.

 

But only to see if there was any leakage.

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Certainly will need to today if my forecast from Netweather is right lol


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A new, slightly more realistic forecast should be with you imminently :D

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Certainly will need to today if my forecast from Netweather is right lol

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Netweather have hired James Madden.

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Windows open tonight again, sun was very warm today :-)

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Down to single figures last night so windows all closed up until sun warmed it up nicely today. No heating yet, nor has the building had it switched on yet.

 

I let Jeeves light the candles last night.

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Still got the fan going daily here as it is humid and warm! Almost October and we still have windows and doors open all day and until we go to sleep! :crazy:

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