Phineas Q. Butterfat (audacian) wrote in thequestionclub,
Phineas Q. Butterfat
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What would you do?

So, despite being in the 20s-30s during day and significantly lower at night, plus living in a drafty, ancient apartment we haven't had to turn on our heat. We've got that old style heating through radiators and the pipes for all 4 units in our building run through our apartment in each room. We don't have our heat on at all, but our apartment gets REALLY warm from the pipes being hot. We're also right above the boiler/heating mechanism whatnots in the basement, which helps.

TQC, would you feel like a mooch for benefiting from the rest of the units spending god knows how much to turn on their heat? We did turn it on ONE day last month and our bill went up something like $20 (it's gas heat), so uh, I don't think we'll be turning it on again anytime soon.

ETA: It's odd, too, because while we did put weatherstripping in the windows, we've got windows in each room which are old and wooden and on pulleys and are 60" W/ 100"L, plus it's a 5 room railroad style apartment so it isn't like it's small.
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