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franklorch

03:38PM | 03/01/05
Member Since: 02/28/05
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What would be the best temperature settings for an automatic thermostat to be set at during the winter when you are not home? By that I mean - at what temperature does it no longer become cost effective to let your house cool down to during the day and then have to reheat it when you get home? For example, do you save more money by letting your house cool down to 64F during the day (or night) and then reheating back to 70 or is it better to let it go down to 60 and then heat it back up to 70? Or is it better to only let it go down to 67, thereby avoiding a big temperature swing?
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