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Response to NeoGreen (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2019, 03:23 AM

8. I spent one winter with the t-stat set much of the time at 55 F.



From a post I made back in May of 2013:

"My gas bill for the past 12 months has averaged out to $34.50 a month. That's for heat, cooking and hot water. I might sign up for the budget plan for that soon. "

Another comment I made here back in October of 2012:

"My gas bill for September was the same as it was in August and that was $17.31. Looking at the long range forecast for the rest of this month, I don't expect my gas bill for October to be much higher as I've adjusted to living in the house with temps in the low to mid 50's. Occasionally, I'll turn on the furnace in the evening and run the temp up to 63 and when it hits that, I'll shut the furnace off again and turn on the electric space heater in the living room at low to maintain temp till I go to bed when i shut that off too. "

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