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Old 08-02-2010, 12:52 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Ideally, you'll want to run the fan full blast before the A/C is used at all, but the controls are designed such that having the A/C on with the fan on full blast gives you a lot more A/C than you need and wastes a lot of energy. So how about modify the controls to allow less A/C. Maybe a PIC or Arduino sensing factors like supply register temperature, engine load, brake lights, etc. and controlling the compressor automatically.
If America manages to eliminate obesity, we would save as much fuel as if every American were to stop driving for three days every year. To be slender like Tiffany Yep is to be a real hypermiler...

Allie Moore and I have a combined carbon footprint much smaller than that of one average American...
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