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  1. #14
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    Apr 2003
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    Originally posted by beenthere
    Took ya all day to think of that answer huh. LOL...
    Nope, just taking a break. That's all folks!

  2. #15
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    Tyler, TX
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    If you are going to put it under a microscope, add this to the formula:

    The heat produced by the motor is heat added to the structure.

    RSES Certificate Member Specialist

    Southwest Regional Association of RSES Secretary, 2017

  3. #16
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    I'd use 1000 watts per horsepower, as 746 watts per HP is at 100% efficiency. No motor is 100% efficient. Running a 1/2 HP PSC motor continously usually runs $30 a month at $0.10 KWhr. Pretty expensive I think for little benefit.

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