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HEAT (by SKZ [NH]) Apr 28, 2017 10:40 AM
       HEAT (by LindaJ [NY]) Apr 28, 2017 10:50 AM
       HEAT (by Still Learning [NH]) Apr 28, 2017 11:38 AM
       HEAT (by cjo'h [CT]) Apr 28, 2017 12:51 PM
       HEAT (by AllyM [NJ]) Apr 28, 2017 1:26 PM
       HEAT (by Robert,OntarioCanada [ON]) Apr 28, 2017 2:43 PM
       HEAT (by Vee [OH]) Apr 28, 2017 3:39 PM
       HEAT (by Robert J [CA]) Apr 28, 2017 9:37 PM
       HEAT (by nhsailmaker [NH]) Apr 29, 2017 6:17 AM

HEAT (by SKZ [NH]) Posted on: Apr 28, 2017 10:40 AM

State Specific Question About: NEW HAMPSHIRE (NH)

When can the heat be turned off in a building? --208.64.xxx.xx

HEAT (by LindaJ [NY]) Posted on: Apr 28, 2017 10:50 AM

What do your state laws say. In NY you have to have heat available if the outside temperatures drops below certain points during the day and certain points during the night until May 31. So I could turn it off today, since it is 78 degrees, but I would have to turn it back on next week when the high is forecasted to be 50. If you don't pay for the heat, what difference does it make. --108.44.xx.xx

HEAT (by Still Learning [NH]) Posted on: Apr 28, 2017 11:38 AM

I don't know the laws. I don't turn off the heat but as the temp goes up the bill goes down to almost nothing in the building that has electric hot water heaters. In my own home at the moment I try to keep the heat off but then we get a cold rainy day and I kick it back on to take the chill off, so even though today and tomorrow will be summer like that will change again next week. Is there a specific reason you are asking? --24.61.xxx.xx

HEAT (by cjo'h [CT]) Posted on: Apr 28, 2017 12:51 PM

Here in our own house we have a pellet stove.they're great,take the chill out of the air.don't think we'll need it today ,the sun is out.Yesterday,different story?....................Charlie.....................your mileage may differ?....................................... --174.199.xx.xx

HEAT (by AllyM [NJ]) Posted on: Apr 28, 2017 1:26 PM

In NJ it is legal to shut down heat when the daytime temperature is above 68 degrees regularly. However, I only pay for heat in one place and would not turn it off because out would come the dangerous space heaters. It's worth the money to leave it on until it's really obvious that it's ac time. --73.33.xxx.xxx

HEAT (by Robert,OntarioCanada [ON]) Posted on: Apr 28, 2017 2:43 PM

In the apartment building where there is a electronic boiler control system the heat is off today where have the control set to 10 celsius or 50 F at the point when the outside temperature drops then heating circulation pumps and boilers come on. The boilers only come at other times when there is demand to heat the indirect hot water tank. Local town bylaws the inside temperature must be a minimum of 21 degrees celsius regardless of the temperature outside. The cost of installing a Tekmar boiler control system is often paid for in less then one heating season. As the natural gas consumption, electrical consumption drops along with less and tear on the heating system so components last longer. The warm weather shut down temperature can be set to whatever one finds suitable to heat the building. --216.123.xxx.xxx

HEAT (by Vee [OH]) Posted on: Apr 28, 2017 3:39 PM

It seems like time to dust off your rental rules bible, the one with state law on one side and local rules on the other, must be in there somewhere or visit a local investor group to ask the question, HUD wants 68 but does not have any off months, since 2012 they want cooling where the outdoor temp is anticipated over 90. --76.188.xxx.xx

HEAT (by Robert J [CA]) Posted on: Apr 28, 2017 9:37 PM

In a property where the landlords pays for residential tenants the water, power and gas bills -- no one is allowed to turn off anything -- or the landlord will be fined by the Health Department for $500 each time, first offense.

So instead of turning off the "heating" I have installed a relay in each apartment. If the temperature rises beyond my preset limit, the system will reset itself to a lower temperature. Example if someone inside sets their heat from 80 to 90 degrees, the max settings. The system will reset itself to 70 degrees.

Tenants leaving to go to work want to come home to a warm apartment, leaving the heat on all day. This is not acceptable, I pay the bills. Plus my thermostat's can be programed, they have a clock....


HEAT (by nhsailmaker [NH]) Posted on: Apr 29, 2017 6:17 AM





Prohibited Practices

Section 540-A:3

540-A:3 Certain Specific Acts Prohibited.

I. No landlord shall willfully cause, directly or indirectly, the interruption or termination of any utility service being supplied to the tenant including, but not limited to water, heat, light, electricity, gas, telephone, sewerage, elevator or refrigeration, whether or not the utility service is under the control of the landlord, except for such temporary interruption as may be necessary while actual repairs are in process or during temporary emergencies. --96.61.xx.xx

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