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Old 03-12-2012, 04:10 AM   #16
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Heat pump is not running on Heat mode


At 0 degrees outdoor temp. Many heat pumps still use 1/3 less electric for every BTU they provide over electric strip heat.

Some older ones(8 SEERs) are only as efficient as electric strip heaters when its 0 outside.

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Heat pump is not running on Heat mode


At 0 degrees outdoor temp. Many heat pumps still use 1/3 less electric for every BTU they provide over electric strip heat.

Some older ones(8 SEERs) are only as efficient as electric strip heaters when its 0 outside.
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Old 03-13-2012, 03:34 AM   #18
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Heat pump is not running on Heat mode


here is the info on this heat pump it is not 8 seer. http://www.commercial.carrier.com/wc...PRD710,00.html

The HP should still be more efficient that the aux at 0F

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