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