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Is it better to shut the heat off during the day or keep it at 65 degrees?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Mar 15, 2013 01:09 AM
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I have my thermostat on a timer with the temperature during the day at 65 and in the evening when we are home at 69. Is it more efficient to shut off the heat instead of keeping it on but at a lower temperature?




 

 

I have my thermostat on a timer with the temperature during the day at 65 and in the evening when we are home at 69. Is it more efficient to shut off the heat instead of keeping it on but at a lower temperature?

Like many things in the energy efficiency world, the real answer is it depends.

For example what type of heating system do you have?

  • A radiant floor system will take time to...

 

 

 
 
 

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