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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
Reply by Steve Waclo

"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
Reply by Steve Waclo

"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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"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
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"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
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