On account of the temperature anomalies recorded in October, significantly above the seasonal average, and in light of the international framework in terms of energy supply, the Municipality of Bologna - in compliance with the latest ministerial decrees - has postponed the activation of heating systems until 7 November 2022.
The systems may be activated for a maximum of 13 hours per day, between 5 a.m. and 11 p.m.
During the operation of the winter air-conditioning system, the weighted average air temperature shall not exceed:
The ordinance also falls in line with the National Plan to reduce gas consumption, approved by the Ministry of Ecological Transition, with a view to lowering natural gas consumption through the introduction of temperature limits, daily ignition hours and heating period duration.
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