You are asking for widow openings. Letting them run fan is cheaper then driving them to windows. Tight buildings need air circulation.
Originally Posted by toocoolforschool
Wifi thermostats are the true answer. KNOW what the occupants are doing over time rather than guessing. If you make that pitch it even more firmly puts onus of failure and brand of incompetence upon them.
Which makes more sense to you?
- turning your thermostat back and being uncomfortable. Maybe saving 5-10%
- leaving your thermostat where everyone is comfortable. Saving 30-70%
DO THE NUMBERS! Step on a HOMESCALE.
What is comfort? Well, it AIN'T just TEMPERATURE!
Energy Obese? An audit is the next step - go to BPI.org
, or RESNET
, and find an auditor near you.