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"ALL of the heating system is located outside of the thermal envelope except the regi…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 2, 2014 to How to determine HDD's and "savings" from furnace upgrade

75 Mar 15, 2014
Reply by Steve Waclo

"The furnace replacement was more for comfort reasons than energy savings. The old 88…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 2, 2014 to How to determine HDD's and "savings" from furnace upgrade

75 Mar 15, 2014
Reply by Steve Waclo

"I'm HEAVILY questioning the use of the correct "base temp", the 65 degrees "one size…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 2, 2014 to How to determine HDD's and "savings" from furnace upgrade

75 Mar 15, 2014
Reply by Steve Waclo

"With a 10 degree outdoor temp I decided to do some duct testing.  43.5C and the supp…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 2, 2014 to How to determine HDD's and "savings" from furnace upgrade

75 Mar 15, 2014
Reply by Steve Waclo

"65f - 75f outdoor temps, we normally leave the windows open if humidity isn't too hi…"

Bob Blanchette replied Feb 25, 2014 to Determining CDD's and savings from AC downsize/upgrade.

5 Feb 25, 2014
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"Update: Did a mid month evaluation. Meter reading on the 24th is 1673, reading on th…"

Bob Blanchette replied Feb 24, 2014 to How to determine HDD's and "savings" from furnace upgrade

75 Mar 15, 2014
Reply by Steve Waclo

"My post got garbled somehow, wasn't able to edit the original post. CDD's for each y…"

Bob Blanchette replied Feb 24, 2014 to Determining CDD's and savings from AC downsize/upgrade.

5 Feb 25, 2014
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"2,000 CDD's @ 65f for 2013 2,430 CDD's @ 65f for 2012 2,700 CDD's @ 65f for 2011"

Bob Blanchette replied Feb 23, 2014 to Determining CDD's and savings from AC downsize/upgrade.

5 Feb 25, 2014
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"I get what you are saying. Go with a larger plan and replace the appliances as they…"

Bob Blanchette replied Feb 23, 2014 to Comparing energy cost break even points

11 Feb 28, 2014
Reply by Kurt Albershardt

"As use dropped it would make more sense to switch to Plan A on the gas which cuts me…"

Bob Blanchette replied Feb 20, 2014 to Comparing energy cost break even points

11 Feb 28, 2014
Reply by Kurt Albershardt

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