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Postby ozchick » Sun, 16 Nov 2008 10:48 pm

Wait for this one! After an email from me to them yesterday describing their very bad customer service(cos nobody called me despite their promise), they phoned me- today, when they're closed- it's Sunday!!

Wonders will never cease. Yeah I reckon they're watching this forum.
Hey SP services, if you're reading this- thanks! I now give you the Ozchick stamp of approval! :cool:
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Postby road.not.taken » Sun, 16 Nov 2008 10:52 pm

Saint wrote:$500 per month :o Are you sure you're not getting charged for the whole floor!


Sheesh! Ours is 3 times that!

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Postby durain » Sun, 16 Nov 2008 11:00 pm

road.not.taken wrote:Sheesh! Ours is 3 times that!


yeah, but yours is like a size of a shopping mall! :P

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Postby ukdesigner » Mon, 17 Nov 2008 12:22 am

3 times!!! Woah I had a fit the other day that mine had climbed to S$150 a month.

I only use the aircon at night but have several computers on all day and throughout the evenings.
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Postby Plavt » Mon, 17 Nov 2008 12:27 am

road.not.taken wrote:
Saint wrote:$500 per month :o Are you sure you're not getting charged for the whole floor!


Sheesh! Ours is 3 times that!


Perhaps you need to install that Rayburn. :P :lol:

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Postby durain » Mon, 17 Nov 2008 8:03 am

RNT, are you growing cannabis in your black and white? S$1500/month is a lot of electricity!!!

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Postby road.not.taken » Mon, 17 Nov 2008 8:48 am

Yes it is...

We mostly only run the air/cons at night as well -- but there are 6 of us. I'll run one or two for an hour or so during the day to dry things out a bit.

We use the dryer a lot as well, but also hang dry as much as we can, probably 2/3 of the laundry is air-dried. Two big refrigerators, dehumidifiers -- it all adds up.

Lights, water heaters are all used sparingly -- we have neighbors that have 6 or 8 flood lights on all night. :o

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Postby Saint » Mon, 17 Nov 2008 8:52 am

road.not.taken wrote:
Saint wrote:$500 per month :o Are you sure you're not getting charged for the whole floor!


Sheesh! Ours is 3 times that!


You really need to stop re-filling that 50m swimming pool in your back garden every week!

$1500 how? :-k

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Postby road.not.taken » Mon, 17 Nov 2008 9:08 am

Actually, I guess it's more like $1,200 or 1,300.

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Postby micknlea » Mon, 17 Nov 2008 11:02 am

It's not that hard, leave poor RNT alone. Ours is way over $500 a month, more like about $900 or so, and their guestimates are always useless. I don't have any aircons on during the day unless for specific purposes and at night only to cool two bedrooms down for a few hours, then it is just fans. It all adds up when there a few people using everything.
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Postby ScoobyDoes » Tue, 18 Nov 2008 1:05 pm

Unfortunately i just got our bill, estimated to November 12th and it's about $300, higher than the previous month of course.

Problem is that between October 10th and November 12th i was probably at home for only 4-5 days with various trips being taken into account. For the past 6-months my meters have been read, and the one month i happen to spend away they give me an estimate :x

If it doesn't go down to nearly zero next month, after basically pre-paying 1-month the SP will get a right rocket!

If as Ozchick thinks, you are reading this site SP...... be warned, Scooby is not a happy bunny and i'm preparing for a fight!

Worse still is your justification for basing tariffs on 3-Month Futures Oil Prices when most is generated from GAS.

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Postby carteki » Thu, 20 Nov 2008 1:51 pm

hibri2 wrote:i used to live with "melting" flatmates that kept their aircon and the shower heater on a lot (they liked their air cold and their water hot :? ) and our "shared" bills where in the order of 500 (before the 20% increase)


My housemate is the same (except for the water) he has the a/c on all night and does 1/2 loads in the washing machine and then uses the dryer for 2 hours to dry them! But I've decided that if those are his only vices - he is quiet, clean, responsible and considerate - I'll chip in a bit extra...

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Postby rhino » Sun, 23 Nov 2008 4:11 pm

Ah one thing I don't miss about Singapore, high power bills! Got last month's power bill for my flat here in Shanghai - RMB55, or about S$12.50!

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Postby durain » Sun, 23 Nov 2008 8:28 pm

rhino wrote:Ah one thing I don't miss about Singapore, high power bills! Got last month's power bill for my flat here in Shanghai - RMB55, or about S$12.50!


hmmm... very useful information. :roll:

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Postby rhino » Sun, 23 Nov 2008 8:43 pm

durain wrote:
hmmm... very useful information. :roll:


Also very useful information! Shouldn't there be a bit of relief coming through in Q1 next year, with the price of oil plummeting recently?


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