What to do if living in an apartment where we found out that our thermostat was controlling a different unit and their thermostat was controlling our unit?

Therefore, we had no control of our electric bill. Who is responsible?

Asked on September 12, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Indiana


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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

If you discovered that your thermostat was tied to an adjoining rental and vice versa you need to advise your landlord of the situation in that such needs to be remedied. Obiviously whomever installed the systems during original construction made an error. There is no legal recourse for you with respect to the matter you have written about.

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