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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.

Originally Posted by jamesqf View Post
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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