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How much energy is saved by turning down a thermostat even by 1 degree? Is there a statistic available?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Feb 09, 2012 01:01 AM
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We are trying to motivate our retirement community to lower their apartment temperatures. The average apt. is 1500 sq. ft.




 

 

We are trying to motivate our retirement community to lower their apartment temperatures. The average apt. is 1500 sq. ft.

Gerry this is actually a great question but the whole responsible answer is more complicated.

Let's start with industry figures.

  • For every degree you turn down your thermostat (and leave it there)...



 

 

 
 
 
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