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Old 10-15-2018, 01:11 PM   #1
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Why is it that if I step outside and it is 68 or 70, my wife canít tell a difference? But if the temp in my house is 2 degrees cooler, she is gonna detect it and Iím going to hear about it!

Our room is the oddball room in the house, always cooler in the winter and hotter in the summer. It was 70 everywhere else in the house after the front rolled through, 68 in our bedroom. She was scrambling for mittens and long johns last night and telling me to turn up the thermostat!
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Old 10-15-2018, 01:19 PM   #2
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Why is it that if I step outside and it is 68 or 70, my wife canít tell a difference? But if the temp in my house is 2 degrees cooler, she is gonna detect it and Iím going to hear about it!

Our room is the oddball room in the house, always cooler in the winter and hotter in the summer. It was 70 everywhere else in the house after the front rolled through, 68 in our bedroom. She was scrambling for mittens and long johns last night and telling me to turn up the thermostat!
My wife keeps the thermostat @ 70 year round. And bitches about a $200+ electric bills
I hate it that cold. I can't breathe.
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Old 10-15-2018, 01:24 PM   #3
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I’m the one in my house that can tell. I keep my bedroom at 68 and my wife is always cold and I’m hot. I can tell when she moves it to 70.
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Old 10-15-2018, 01:36 PM   #4
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My whole family likes 75 but I am still burning up at our compromise of 73
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Old 10-15-2018, 01:43 PM   #5
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Thermostat set at 78-79 during the summer, 68 during the cold months. With that being said, this summer's electical bill highest was $391.00. I'd love to have a $200 monthly bill.
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Old 10-15-2018, 01:46 PM   #6
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I keep mine set at 68 and if its one degree higher I'm waking up in the middle of the night wondering who touched the thermostat!
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Old 10-15-2018, 02:02 PM   #7
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That is called marriage.
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Old 10-15-2018, 02:05 PM   #8
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66 at night and 74 during the day. The in laws hate staying with us because of how cold I keep it. Wife loves it too though so no complaints.
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Old 10-15-2018, 02:07 PM   #9
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Thermostat set at 78-79 during the summer, 68 during the cold months. With that being said, this summer's electical bill highest was $391.00. I'd love to have a $200 monthly bill.
78-79? Does you a/c ever even kick on? I'm calling my HVAC guy if it hits 74 in my house during summer.
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Old 10-15-2018, 02:07 PM   #10
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Why is it when it's hot outside the woman wants the inside temp at 70 but when it gets cold outside she wants the inside temp at 80?
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Old 10-15-2018, 10:15 PM   #11
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I keep mine set at 68 and if its one degree higher I'm waking up in the middle of the night wondering who touched the thermostat!
This!!
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Old 10-15-2018, 10:18 PM   #12
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Im with Riverrat on this one. Makes no sense
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Old 10-15-2018, 10:21 PM   #13
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I keep mine set at 68 and if its one degree higher I'm waking up in the middle of the night wondering who touched the thermostat!
This ^^^^^^^plus ceiling fan and box fan on high. Start with sheet, blanket and then pull bed spread when you get cold. Perfect zzzzzz conditions.
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Old 10-15-2018, 10:33 PM   #14
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Thermostat set at 78-79 during the summer, 68 during the cold months. With that being said, this summer's electical bill highest was $391.00. I'd love to have a $200 monthly bill.
Holy moly! You run it at 78-79 and STILL hit s bill of $391??? Is your house 5,000 sq. Ft.?
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Old 10-15-2018, 10:34 PM   #15
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66 at night and 74 during the day. The in laws hate staying with us because of how cold I keep it. Wife loves it too though so no complaints.
Same as us, Perfect sleeping temperature
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Old 10-15-2018, 10:36 PM   #16
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Why is it when it's hot outside the woman wants the inside temp at 70 but when it gets cold outside she wants the inside temp at 80?
Zactly! It can be 110 outside and if it 75 in the house when she gets home, she is texting me ďthe AC is broke.Ē This after multiple $75 service calls having the AC guy tell her 20 degrees less than ambient is about as good as you can get.
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Old 10-15-2018, 10:36 PM   #17
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Thermostat set at 78-79 during the summer, 68 during the cold months. With that being said, this summer's electical bill highest was $391.00. I'd love to have a $200 monthly bill.
You got serious problems bro...
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Old 10-15-2018, 10:39 PM   #18
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Zactly! It can be 110 outside and if it 75 in the house when she gets home, she is texting me ďthe AC is broke.Ē This after multiple $75 service calls having the AC guy tell her 20 degrees less than ambient is about as good as you can get.
That would mean if its 100 outside you are happy with 80 degrees? You better get a good AC man bud cause he is wrong.
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Old 10-15-2018, 10:55 PM   #19
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Why is it that if I step outside and it is 68 or 70, my wife canít tell a difference? But if the temp in my house is 2 degrees cooler, she is gonna detect it and Iím going to hear about it!

Our room is the oddball room in the house, always cooler in the winter and hotter in the summer. It was 70 everywhere else in the house after the front rolled through, 68 in our bedroom. She was scrambling for mittens and long johns last night and telling me to turn up the thermostat!
Just say ďyes dear!Ē Lol
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Old 10-15-2018, 11:06 PM   #20
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That would mean if its 100 outside you are happy with 80 degrees? You better get a good AC man bud cause he is wrong.
Ain't no lie.

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Old 10-15-2018, 11:11 PM   #21
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67 - I’ll happily pay that bill. Can’t stand to be hot.
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Old 10-15-2018, 11:17 PM   #22
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I got so tired of being yelled out for changing the thermostat I just started opening the garage door and fanning some heat in the hall so the AC will kick on and he canít say I changed the temp. Theyíre only about a foot apart so it doesnít get the house hot.


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Old 10-15-2018, 11:18 PM   #23
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I will cut back on a lot of things if it comes to it, but I can’t live in a hot house. Lol, usually 68 at night with fans going for us.
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Old 10-16-2018, 10:13 AM   #24
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Thermostat set at 78-79 during the summer, 68 during the cold months. With that being said, this summer's electical bill highest was $391.00. I'd love to have a $200 monthly bill.


What do you live in? A teepee?


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Old 10-16-2018, 10:42 AM   #25
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69 at night with 2 fans running for us. We'll bump it to 72 during the day, but if it gets over 72 I'll suffocate.
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Old 10-16-2018, 10:47 AM   #26
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I swear my wife is the same way. Thermostat is on 70 every night because I don't let her set it down to 68 where she wants.

First cold snap and she wanted to turn the heat on last night....
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Old 10-16-2018, 11:02 AM   #27
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1 degree wife here.
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Old 10-16-2018, 11:06 AM   #28
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Yep, that’s me. I can tell the difference between 73 and 72 at night and can’t sleep if it’s 73. Weird but i think the high end fluctuation must be too warm. Keep your wife happy!
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Old 10-16-2018, 11:11 AM   #29
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What I struggle with is wife's belief that if she turns the heat up more it will get hotter faster. I tell her it isn't like a car, the heat comes out at the same temp. It just runs longer and we end up getting too hot.
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Old 10-16-2018, 11:13 AM   #30
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Summer....76 day, 74 night.

Winter....I'd keep it on 68 but wife thinks 70 is much better and you know who wins that battle.

Sounds like some of you need to shop around for better pricing on electricity.
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Old 10-16-2018, 11:19 AM   #31
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Thermostat set at 78-79 during the summer, 68 during the cold months. With that being said, this summer's electical bill highest was $391.00. I'd love to have a $200 monthly bill.

I guess that's one way to keep people from coming over.
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Old 10-16-2018, 11:37 AM   #32
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75 degrees outside my wife is in shorts and a tank top. 75 degrees in the house she's wrapped up in a blanket with just enough of her head poking out to breathe
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Old 10-16-2018, 01:03 PM   #33
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You want a real answer? It's about the humidity of the air being blown out... it is different when its warm air blowing than it is when it's cold air blowing out of the vents...
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Old 10-16-2018, 01:20 PM   #34
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That would mean if its 100 outside you are happy with 80 degrees? You better get a good AC man bud cause he is wrong.
Sorry I wasnít clear. 3 kids, 2 of which are constantly in & out, especially in the summer, with the hot air following them each time. House 75, air coming out of the vent, 55ish.
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Old 10-16-2018, 09:11 PM   #35
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65 at night 70-72 during the day year around. Canít stand a hot house
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Old 10-16-2018, 09:14 PM   #36
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You want a real answer? It's about the humidity of the air being blown out... it is different when its warm air blowing than it is when it's cold air blowing out of the vents...
Come on NJ Please no real facts on this issue
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