Energy efficiency to high-consuming log house
Mr. Tapio Lampinen had tried a number of ways to reduce wasted energy in the high consuming building. Not even the two fireplaces and heat pumps had helped – until the entire heating system was linked to OptiWatti.
Lampinen thought that heating optimization requires smarter solution and that would be the only way to eliminate unnecessary use of energy. He found OptiWatti at a fair and the rest is a textbook example of energy efficiency.
Before OptiWatti the building’s annual energy consumption was close to 30,000 kWh. With OptiWatti the consumption decreased to 21,000 kWh. The reduction was considerable, particularly when considering the increased need for heating due to a colder winter.
‘Saving in heating costs was the main reason for us to buy OptiWatti, but we were happy to learn that the system also saves nature’, shares Lampinen.
How are these considerable savings generated?
The retired professor spends most of his time at home in the combined kitchen-living room. Certain rooms, such as the guest room, are hardly ever used. The bedroom is only used during the night, and the fireplace lounge is used when the couple watch TV in the evenings. The savings are based on room-specific heating profiles that determine when it makes sense to heat up certain spaces. When a room is not used, the temperature can be lower.
During long-term absence the heating in the entire house can be switched off via a mobile app and switched on again upon return. This put an end to wasted energy.
‘It’s foolish not to use OptiWatti’, stresses Lampinen, and continues:
‘Contact OptiWatti and ask for a quote. Their service has always been excellent and I have received help very quickly.’