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Out of the Blue

Well, the cold war between MrsBlue and myself came to a rapid conclusion this year. We have an annual standoff over who will be first to turn on the heat when autumn comes. The stakes were a bit higher this year than usual, since we got our gas meter fixed recently, and are apparently still within the period where they are monitoring our gas usage to correct our back billing. Bill adjustments and bragging rights be damned, once the thermostat showed 63 degrees, I caved and fired up the furnace. I may have lost the war, but I won the battle, or something like that, as at least I'm not freezing.

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13. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 6, 2010, 16:28 banddirector

Haven't had to turn on the heat yet, but I think it's coming this weekend. So far the re-insulation of the house a couple of years ago paid off big. House stays fairly warm until it gets close to freezing at night.

So far the thermo is still in the AC mode. Next it goes full auto(!) when it's warm in the day and cold at night. Heat only doesn't take effect until later next month.

As for those who freeze/fry in your car, have you ever heard of using the temp control? Most cars have them ....

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