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Old 5th April 2013
  #33
Lives for gear
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Originally Posted by OneMillionMangos View Post
I'd rather pay for green energy than get cheap energy which kills the planet. But it is a bit excessive - if I heated this place with electric radiators 24/7 to room temperate it would cost over 1000€ per month for 2 control rooms and a live room.
AFAIK it costs about 0.25 €/kWh.
I don't know how large is your studio, but having to use so much power for heating means that you have no insulation at all, an aircraft hanger or you've missed the calculation.

If you have a 2 kW radiator it won't burn 48 kWh/day, because the thermostat switches it off when the room temperature is high enough. I think that in a medium-sized control room, which is usually well insulated, you need almost no heating once it reaches the wanted temperature.