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djohns
Re: High Electric Bill
YukYuk wrote:

Check specs and wiring diagrams, don't have to.

I have no desire to argue with the OP , I'll leave that up to you .

canuk
Re: High Electric Bill
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......... to argue with the OP , I'll leave that up to you .

That would never happen .... would it ?;)

goldhiller
Re: High Electric Bill
canuk wrote:

That would never happen .... would it ?;)

...... LOL :D

Misty O'Brien
Re: High Electric Bill

I had an energy audit done and then hired this company House Doctors to make the adjustments to my home and I am noticing the savings on my bill already. I think energy efficient repairs are also a tax write-off but I am not for sure.

djohns
Re: High Electric Bill
Misty O'Brien wrote:

I had an energy audit done and then hired this company House Doctors to make the adjustments to my home and I am noticing the savings on my bill already. I think energy efficient repairs are also a tax write-off but I am not for sure.

What sort of " adjustments " ?

Warped
Re: High Electric Bill

While I admittedly just scanned through a good majority of the posts in this thread, there are a few things that I noticed that no one else pointed out.

1: The OP stated that his thermostat is set to 70*F during the day and 72*F in the evening. :eek: WTH? In Ohio?? with a heat pump?? I have natural gas fired forced air heat and my thermostat is never above 68*F in the winter nor lower than 76 in the summer.

I also have a programmable thermostat and it is set to let the temperature drop to 66*F during the hours that I am at work and then raise the temp back up to 68*F right before nightfall. It also lowers the temp back to 66*F at around 11pm when I go to bed and then raise it back up to 68*F again right before I wake up at 6am. Installing that thermostat and using those temperature settings alone has saved me about 20% on my gas bill.

2: All of the people who replied to this thread are keyed in on the heat pump as the culprit when the OP posted that the problem existed before he had it installed and that it was, in fact, installed as a measure to help control his electric bill.

While I will concede that I'm no where near an expert in such matters, it seems to me that while it may not be the single cause of the problem, the thermostat being set to 72*F at night is a BIG part of the problem. Just my $.02 :D

goldhiller
Re: High Electric Bill
unregisteredto wrote:

I am concerened with Global warming and the effcts on the Emperor Penquin.

I'm concerned with the high cost of heating fuel & gasoline.....and the effects on my wallet.

kentvw
Re: High Electric Bill

I'm concerned that some kind of plant is blooming a week earlier along Walden Pond than when whatshisname was there taking notes a long time ago.

I am thankful for a company gas card.

goldhiller
Re: High Electric Bill
kentvw wrote:

I'm concerned that some kind of plant is blooming a week earlier along Walden Pond than when whatshisname was there taking notes a long time ago.

I am thankful for a company gas card.

I have one of those, too. Problem is......I own the company. :eek:

goldhiller
Re: High Electric Bill

Fifty years of math in the USA
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1. Teaching Math In 1950s

A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production
is 4/5 of the price.
What is his profit?

2. Teaching Math In 1960s

A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100.
His cost of production is 4/5 of the price, or $80. What is his
profit?

3. Teaching Math In 1970s

A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100.
His cost of production is $80. Did he make a profit?

4. Teaching Math In 1980s

A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100.
His cost of production is $80 and his profit is $20.
Your assignment: Underline the number 20.

5. Teaching Math In 1990s

A logger cuts down a beautiful forest because he is selfish and
inconsiderate and cares nothing for the habitat of animals or the
preservation of our woodlands. He does this so he can make a profit of $20.
What do you think of this way of making a living?
Topic for class participation after answering the question:
How did the birds and squirrels feel as the logger cut down their homes? (There are no wrong
answers, and if you feel like crying, it's ok.)

6. Teaching Math In 2008

Un hachero vende una carretada de maderapara $100.
El costo de la producciones es $80. Cuanto dinero ha hecho?

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