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"Meter is read on the 10th or the nearest weekday to the 10th. My personal "experimen…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 7 to How to determine HDD's and "savings" from furnace upgrade

75 Mar 15
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"Collected some more local use data: last 12m 772.93 (77.391);  30% more compared to…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 7 to How to determine HDD's and "savings" from furnace upgrade

75 Mar 15
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"Cold calm days are a rarity in Oklahoma. The top 1/2 of our windows do not open, I w…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 3 to How to determine HDD's and "savings" from furnace upgrade

75 Mar 15
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"Same city, same HDD's. He's about 10% more than me for 2012 and 2013. 16% more for 2…"

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

75 Mar 15
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"I managed to collect some use data from another person that lives nearby, it looks l…"

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

75 Mar 15
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"ALL of the heating system is located outside of the thermal envelope except the regi…"

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

75 Mar 15
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"The furnace replacement was more for comfort reasons than energy savings. The old 88…"

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

75 Mar 15
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"I'm HEAVILY questioning the use of the correct "base temp", the 65 degrees "one size…"

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

75 Mar 15
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"With a 10 degree outdoor temp I decided to do some duct testing.  43.5C and the supp…"

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

75 Mar 15
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 to Determining CDD's and savings from AC downsize/upgrade.

5 Feb 25
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