How a smart meter installation cost one Huddersfield couple their cooker
A couple got a nasty shock when they had a smart meter installed – and their gas cooker was condemned in the process.
David and Conise Lockwood, of Mount, said other householders needed to be aware that their gas appliances will be inspected when an engineer calls to fit the new-style meters – and that an appliance such as gas fire, cooker or boiler could be “capped off” on the spot if it was deemed faulty.
Mr Lockwood said the couple had arranged for British Gas to replace their existing meter with a smart meter – but while he was there, the engineer condemned their 22-year-old Rangemaster... read more
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