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TamayraS
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They just called and it is a 3.5 ton unit. They are suppose to come to my house at 3:00.

If the size of the unit could be causing the problems should i just tell them i want the 2.5 (since that is what was supposed to be installed). I am just not sure what to do. This is my first time owning a home and i know nothing about all this stuff. Thank goodness there's sites like this for us.

Thanks so much for all the advice so far.

djohns
Re: High Electric Bill/Questions

If it's not a Heat Pump , then the size of the unit isn't the problem . You say you have electric heat , right ?

TamayraS
Re: High Electric Bill/Questions

i was wrong it is suppose to be a 3.5 ton. the tech just left and it doesn't have a heat pump.

kentvw
Re: High Electric Bill/Questions

Hummm......... Learn something new every day. I did not know electric furnaces were figured by tonage.

If there is no heat pump then there must be a coil and one big feed going to the funace.

Can you post back the size of the feed in amps that the furnace draws? If you are all electric can you post how many kilowat hours you used in your last billing period, how long that period was and what you paid?

I just can't imagine not using a heat pump in that type of climate.

Re: High Electric Bill/Questions

Tamayra... I left you a private message with my phone number to call me I have a vast knowledge of heating systems and I am a master electrician call me maybe I can help troubleshoot your problem

TamayraS
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Raven, i have your number will call tomorrow.

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