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Old 05-14-2018, 03:19 PM   #191 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Xist View Post
When I had my own apartment I never turned on my heater in the "winter." Hey! It got below freezing!
Me either! Actually, I set a lower limit of 50 degrees to keep mildew at bay. That might explain my low electricity consumption Jan of 2012.

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Even here in northern Nevada (which is much different from southern Nevada/Las Vegas), I don't use A/C in the house. Good insulation means I can open the windows at night when it's cool, shut them in the daytime, and the house stays comfortable all day. (Barring a few +100 degree heat wave days, and even then it's 5 PM or so before it gets above say 75 inside.)
I'm just about to close up the windows now. I cooled the place down to 69 degrees, and it's supposed to hit 80 today. I should be able to keep it below 75 with this strategy.

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