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

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

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

5 Feb 25
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 to Determining CDD's and savings from AC downsize/upgrade.

5 Feb 25
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 to Comparing energy cost break even points

11 Feb 28
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 to Comparing energy cost break even points

11 Feb 28
Reply by Kurt Albershardt

"Our house is about the same size with same occupant count and same use!! We were MUC…"

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

11 Feb 28
Reply by Kurt Albershardt

"Looks like I'll need find more people willing to share their use data. Most seem to…"

Bob Blanchette replied Feb 20 to How to determine HDD's and "savings" from furnace upgrade

75 Mar 15
Reply by Steve Waclo

"I’ve seen the calculators for direct comparison, it's the "stepped rates" that are t…"

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

11 Feb 28
Reply by Kurt Albershardt

"Heat loss is more geometric than linear. So you cannot use a direct BTU/HDD formula…"

Bob Blanchette replied Feb 20 to How to determine HDD's and "savings" from furnace upgrade

75 Mar 15
Reply by Steve Waclo

"I don't doubt that there is some heat loss/gain through the ductwork. You can feel t…"

Bob Blanchette replied Feb 20 to How to determine HDD's and "savings" from furnace upgrade

75 Mar 15
Reply by Steve Waclo

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