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Old 07-22-2011, 09:49 PM   #16
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Better to leave A/C on all day?


My A/C also controls the humidity, which is mainly why I run it. I'm confused that most of your units don't?

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My HVAC guys says it is best to leave it at a reasonable temperature and not to turn it way down/up. The reason is the system has to warm or cool not only the air but the structure(walls, floor, furniture, etc..). This is like getting into a hot car in the summer and turning the air on full blast. It takes awhile for the seats and inside to cool even though the air is cool. I would stick to minor adjustments throughout the day. Maybe 10 degree changes. Also, I have a heatpump and it is designed to run longer. You don't get that immediate heat coming from the vents in the winter time. I can't change the temperature very quickly in my house.
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I typically run 85F when I'm out, and 78F when I'm home. Then again I live alone and am naked or in boxers most of the time. Come night time, I turn on a fan, and point it at me. Though when friends/family stop by, I cover my shame, and lower the temperature to 72ish. In the winter time, I'm the opposite; I keep the house around 60F, and keep blankets around the house.
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When they say that it's 100% humidity, they mean that the air is holding as much water vapor as possible-- not that the air is completely composed of water vapor.

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