Originally Posted by second opinion
Thanks ...that is the stat I have (802) ...I won't be turning on the heat quite yet here in Richmond, but it is good to know that I have that "manual" option..having said that, I still want to minimize the propane use and utilize the heat pump as even with the 18% increase coming at us with Dominion Power, it'll still be more economical to use the HP than LP...that is why I think the install balance point temperature set at 40 is too high ..but as beenthere suggested, I'll try 35 and then 30. Doesn't that make sense?..thanks again for your response:)
yes, it makes sense, my aux heat doesn't call until temp gets below 15 degrees
Originally Posted by VA GENT
this is due to the way i operate my system as well as the parameters set on my 8000 t-stat
coupled with the fact that i have a (purposly) oversized 2 speed system!
it gets complicated, but not setting back the stat too far, and not trying to recover to quick are key issues!