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 What temp(s) do you set your thermostat at in the winter?

Answers are going to very as my house someone is home all day for instance.

70  during the day

64  around 9:15pm

62 10pm

5:45 am 64

weekends slightly different times

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At 5:00 a.m. it goes to 70 so the house will warm up a bit before I get up at 5:30.  At 7:30 a.m. it goes back to 60 until 4:30 p.m. when it goes back to 70.  At 11:00 p.m. it goes back to 64.  SWMBO won't let me set it any lower than that at night.

I am in North Florida and use a heat pump.  I just started using a programmable thermostat and I am not sure that it is saving me any money yet.

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Mine is off :)  

3rd floor, small place, 1 heater gets it done.  Electric goes up about $30/month which replaces a $200/mo oil bill :) :)

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I have presets on the thermostat so it cycles automatically.

11pm - 6am 65*

6am-9am 72*

9am-4pm 65*

4pm-11pm 70*

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My girlfriend is cold blooded, so it's always set wierd.

Winter

74 when we are home

69 when we are sleeping

off when we are gone

Summer (It get's hot, so we usually keep it on 24/7)

76 (Usually $90 electric bill for a tiny 1B/1B apart.)

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My girlfriend is cold blooded, so it's always set wierd.

Winter

74 when we are home

69 when we are sleeping

off when we are gone

Summer (It get's hot, so we usually keep it on 24/7)

76 (Usually $90 electric bill for a tiny 1B/1B apart.)

but like me, considering there is no other heating bill, that's not bad.

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I put in a woodburner when I built. Windows are open year round upstairs to get rid of excess heat. Coldest room on main floor gets about 67. Nice room to go into to escape the heat. Rest of main floor stays a toasty 70.

I usually only burn it for extended periods when it is consistently cold, below 20.  Otherwise house gets too warm.  Thermostat stays on 68 any other time. Nice thing about it, wood is free!

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mine is broke, so if it gets cold, you turn it on until it is hot, then you turn it off.  if it gets hot, i turn on the window AC(with the remote ;D)  when i first moved here the electric bill was well over $200, i went around and caulked all the windows, it went down to $130 and hasent gone back up!

Cliff

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73 year round.  I'll turn it up to 75 in summer while at work but back to 73 when I get home.

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What's a thermostat?  

If it gets cold, you throw another piece of wood in the stove.  If it gets hot, you raise the damper on the stove and open the windows.

It's simple really...

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Another wood burner here.  We start in about Nov, and burn until around the end of March/beginning of April.  We usually burn between 3-4 full cords a winter.  This year it has been so brutally cold, I bet we burn at least 5.

We also save a ton on electricity by not having to use the dryer in the winter.  We have two clothes lines near our wood burner.  Clothes dry in no time.   :)

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Wife would hve it at 65 all winter.

I go with at leat 70.

We move it back and forth behind each other's back all the time.

Right now I think downstairs is set at 68 and upstairs is at 70.

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70-72 during the day and 66-68 at night and thats all year.

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I can wear shorts and t-shirts year round, with the woodstove the temp in our house is usually mid to upper 70's.

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Wow, some of you guys would have me in shorts and t-shirt. lol When we're at work during the day it goes back to 45 when we get home it comes up to 60.

I don't know what the cost of gas heat is these days but heating with oil here in New England is simply outragous. We paid about $3.35 a gallon last fill up.

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At night 60, during the day 62. If I get cold during the day, I just throw another log in the fireplace.

Falcon

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You guys who keep your houses 60 degrees and cooler make me shiver, but then again, if we lived up North, I might too.

My programmable thermostat is set as follows for winter:

70 at 6:00 a.m.

65 at 9:00 p.m.

On "hold" at 65 if my wife works (sub teacher) for the day.

Light bill has averaged in the $90's and natural gas in the $70-90 range.

Summer:

78 from 6:00 a.m. 'til 9:00 p.m. ("hold" at 80 if we are out for the day)

72 overnight (we like to "snuggle" a bit at night ;) )

Light bill (while running a pool pump for 4 hrs a night) averages around $150-$250 a month; gas is only $25-30 in the summer.

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What temp(s) do you set your thermostat at in the winter?

Weeelllll, we don 't need to turn the AC on during the "winter" so I 'd say the temp is around 60.  :D

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In the winter, it depends on the weather.

Its a constant switch from heat to A/C and then back again.

Heat - usually around 60-62

A/C - usually around 68-72.

Yesterday, we had the heater going. The day before, the A/C. Today, neither. Tomorrow, A/C. Saturday, probably nothing. Sunday, heater.

If you don't like one or the other, give it a minute. The weather will change.

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winter ranges from 60-64

summer ranges from 74-78

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I keep it at 64 but I live upstairs from my very elderly ( 80's) landlords. They must keep it cranked becuse it is always too hot here , even in zero weather :o

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