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    #16
    Anyone who agrees to pay unrestricted heating bills for their tenants needs their bumps feeling. Accept that you will make a huge loss on this tenancy, then get a contract drafted which caps energy usage to something sensible - or even better, make them behave like grown ups and sort out the bills themselves.
    'Pause you who read this, and think for a moment of the long chain of iron or gold, of thorns or flowers, that would never have bound you, but for the formation fo the first link on one memorable day'. Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

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      #17
      I dont think "all inclusive of bills" implies that heating will be on 24/7 however if we had an arctic chill such that for the dwelling to achieve adequate warmth the boiler would have to be on 24/7. What an incentive to improve your insulation! I personally live in an older home which cannot be altered greatly as it is listed and in freakishly cold cold weather the boiler controller does have to be kept on 24/7.
      People love old houses but not the ideal place in relation to which to grant lettings fully inclusive of energy. Sometimes, however, if letting off a small part where separate metering is not practical its the only way to go........

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        #18
        If the place is adequately insulated, there will not be much difference in the Winter bills between 24/7 and occupied hours only.

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